Net Worth: $300 Million
- Source of Wealth Business and Books
- Birth Place Baltimore, Maryland
- Marital Status Married (Paige Parker)
- Full Name James Beeland Rogers Jr.
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 19, 1942
- Occupation Businessman, CEO
- Education BA degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University; Bachelor’s degree in History from Yale University
About Jim Rogers
American author and investor Jim Rogers has an estimated net worth of $300 million. He earned his net worth from his many business ventures and his success in writing. Born James Beeland Rogers Jr. on October 19, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland, he was raised in Demopolis, Alabama. He started business at a very early age. By five, he was selling peanuts and picking up empty bottles that fans left behind after baseball games. He had his first job on Wall Street and at Dominick & Dominick after he finished school with a bachelor’s degree in History from Yale University in 1964. He then acquired a second BA degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University in 1966.
Rogers is currently based in Singapore. He is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. He was the co-founder of the Quantum Fund with George Soros. He also created the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI). He does not consider himself as a member of any school of economic thought but he has acknowledged that his views best fit the label of Austrian School of economics.
Jim Rogers has written several successful books such as Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogesr (1995), Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip (2003), Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World’s Best Market (2004), A Bull in China: Investing Profitably in the World’s Greatest Market (2007), A Gift to My Children: A Father’s Lessons For Life And Investing (2009) and Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets (2013).