John Alfred Paulson is an American hedge fund manager, investor, and philanthropist who has earned a huge net worth of $8 billion US dollars. He is known for his investment management firm, Paulson & Co. He is a self-made billionaire who is one of the most prominent names in the investment horizon.
John Alfred Paulson was born on 14th of December in the year 1955 in Queens, New York. His parents died when he was 15 years and after one year he moved to Los Angeles with his brother, Alfredo. Alfredo joined US Army and was wounded during World War II. Paulson studied at New York University with his subjects as film production, creative writing, and philosophy.
Later after working in some firms, he formed his own firm named as Paulson & Co. His firm is working great. He is earning high in his career. He is also a great philanthropist who is donating $15 million every year to the hospital in which his father was born. In his personal life, John is married to Jenny Zaharia since the year 2000. The couple has two daughters named as Danielle and Giselle.
John Paulson started his career after his graduation by joining the firm Boston Consulting Group in the year 1980. After this firm, he joined several firms and at last in the year 1994 he founded his own hedge fund named as Paulson & Co. He started with $2 million and by the year 2003, his fund has grown to $300 million in assets.
In the year 2007, Paulson shorted the US housing market and became world famous. Since then he faced many career failures but his firm is working great now and he is also keenly investing in gold these days.
The achievement list of John Paulson is so long as he has earned a lot in his career. Currently, he is President at Construction Specialist of Nevada, Inc., President & General Manager at Gold River Resort & Casino, Inc., President at Construction Specialist of Nevada, Inc., President & Founder at Nevastar Investments Corp., President & General Manager at Gold River Operating Corp. He is also honored by the titles like “a man who made one of the biggest fortunes in Wall Street history” and “one of the most prominent names in high finance”.
How much is John Paulson Net Worth in 2017
John Paulson has a net worth of $8 billion US dollars as of 2017. He has earned his net worth through his hedge fund titled as Paulson & Co. He is living a luxurious life with his family in his $14.7 million house on East 86th Street. He also has an estate in Southampton which is worth $41 million and a home in Aspen which is worth $24.5 million.
John Alfred Paulson is an American hedge fund manager, investor, and philanthropist who has a net worth of $8 billion. He has earned a huge net worth through his knowledge, hard work, and dedication.