James Altucher

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James Altucher

James Altucher

Who is James Altucher?

James Altucher is a former hedge-fund manager, author, entrepreneur, and podcaster. James Altucherhas founded or co-founded at least twenty businesses, 17 of which have failed. He has, however, learned a lot along the way. He is also the WSJ best-selling author of Choose Yourself. He is the host and creator of the podcast The James Show.

Early Life and Childhood

James Altucher was born on January 22, 1968, in New York City, New York, in the United States. James has the age of 54.

James, on the other hand, was raised in North Brunswick, New Jersey. He is the son of Seymour, his father, who died in 2007 from a stroke. His mother, on the other hand, had polio as a child and used to limp.

Education Details

James Altucher graduated from North Brunswick Township High School with his high school diploma in 1986.

James graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1990.

Professional Career

Since 2014, Altucher has been the host of The James Show podcast. In the podcast, he interviews world-class peak performers from all walks of life in order to delve deeper into the ‘Choose Yourself’ story.

More specifically, the Choose Yourself story resonates with listeners when someone rises from a personal struggle to reinvent themselves.

As a result, he has interviewed rappers, billionaires, authors, comedians, athletes, and world champions in every field who forged their own careers and achieved financial freedom, as well as harnessed the power of creating more meaningful and fulfilling lives.

The podcast has received at least 40 million downloads since its inception.

William Shatner, Peter Theil, Mark Cuban, Coolio, Sir Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Tyra Banks, Tony Hawk, and others are among the guests he has interviewed.

James Altucher
James Altucher gave a speech. Source: cnbc

In 2015, James and his co-author of Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner, launched the Question of the Day podcast, which is based on Quora questions.

The podcast has since ended, but there will be a reunion in 2020.

In January 2017, James published the book Crypto-Currencies 101, which outlines how to make money with digital currencies.

Furthermore, Cryptocurrencies are a must-read for anyone interested in investing in cryptocurrencies.

Readers can also learn about the best cryptocurrency to buy and the most common mistake that cryptocurrency investors make by reading the book. Furthermore, Cryptocurrencies can be purchased on Amazon for $11.88. (paperback).

During Covid-19, James wrote a viral essay on LinkedIn about New York City being dead as a result of the pandemic’s devastating effects.

Furthermore, the article drew harsh criticism from people like Mark Cuban, Bill DeBlasio, Jerry Seinfeld, and others.

However, James released a six-minute video in which he explains why he wrote about New York and what he believes must be done to save the city.

He is the author of Choose Yourself!, which was published in the Wall Street Journal in June 2013.

This book details how the world is changing and how everything people thought was safe is no longer safe, including employment, college, government, and retirement.

As a result, no one is coming to hire or invest in your company. This causes people to make the critical decision to choose Themselves. Furthermore, the book costs $10.33 on Amazon.

He also wrote the book Think Like a Billionaire, which is a collection of interviews he conducted on his podcast with the world’s 15 most successful people.

Net Worth and Salary

James Altucher earns $120,000 per year.

James has been able to amass respectable career earnings over the years with no reservations. James has a net worth of $25 million.

Relationship Status

James Altucher married his wife Robyn Altucher in 2019. James’s wife is a businesswoman who co-founded Xcastr and Z List Media.

Robyn was also widowed in 2015 and has three children from her previous marriage. He was previously married to Claudia Azula, whom she met in an elevator in 2008.

James had two children from his first marriage when he met Claudia.

Claudia and James, on the other hand, ended their marriage. He now lives in New York with his wife Robyn and their five children, Sarah, Josie, John, Mollie, and Lily.

Body Measurements

He is a man of average height. James stands 5 ft 6 in tall ( approx 1.68m ).

Social Media

His Twitter handle is @jaltucher.

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  • On January 22, 1968, James was born in New York City, New York, USA.
  • He has been married to Robyn Altucher since 2019.
  • James has a net worth of $25 million.
  • James stands 5 ft 6 in tall ( approx 1.68m ).
  • He is the author of Choose Yourself!, which was published in the Wall Street Journal in June 2013.