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John Paulson Net Worth

John Paulson Net Worth

Net Worth: $6.63 Billion

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  • Source of Wealth Hedge Funds
  • Birth Place Queens, New York City, New York
  • Marital Status Married (Jenny Paulson)
  • Full Name John Alfred Paulson
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth December 14, 1955
  • Occupation Hedge Fund Manager
  • Education Harvard Business School, New York University College of Business and Public Administration (1978), Harvard University, New York University
  • Children 2 (Giselle, Danielle)
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About John Paulson

American hedge fund manager, John Alfred Paulson, has a net worth of $6.63┬ábillion in July 2017, according to Bloomberg. He is the founder and President of Paulson & Co., a New York-based hedge fund. The gold-denominated versions of his firm’s funds, where he is said to have most of his personal stash, have gained steadily. In 2010, his take-home pay was $4.9 billion, a record for the hedge fund industry. He is donating $15 million to a new maternity hospital in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where his father was born. Paulson became a billionaire in 2007 shorting subprime securities and earning a $3.5 billion payout. He got his start at Odyssey Partners, a private equity and hedge fund and later became managing director of M&A at Bear Stearns. He founded Paulson & Co in 1994.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of John Paulson's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2013
  • Earnings 2011
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Earnings 2013

Estimated earnings from Paulson & Co.

$275,000,000
Earnings 2011 N/A
Earnings 2011

Estimated earnings from Paulson & Co.

$4,900,000,000
Earnings 2010 N/A
Earnings 2010

Estimated earnings from Paulson & Co

$5,000,000,000
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