Net Worth: $1.2 Billion
- Source of Wealth Venture Capital, Investment
- Birth Place New Haven, Connecticut
- Marital Status Divorced
- Full Name James W. Breyer
- Nationality United States
- Occupation Venture Capitalist/Investor
- Education Stanford University (Bachelor) and Harvard University (MBA)
- Children three children
About Jim Breyer
Jim Breyer is a venture capitalist with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. He is also the number one on The Midas List and was included ten times already. He is the 377th richest person in the United States and 1175th in the world.
James W. Breyer of New Haven, Connecticut, is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard University, where he was named a Baker Scholar. He started accumulating his estimated net worth of $1.2 billion when he worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co. in New York.
Mr.Breyer is the Founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, a global diversified investment firm, and a partner at Accel Partners, a global venture and growth equity firm. Recently, he took again The Midas crown because of the firm’s early $12.7 million bet on Harvard drop-out Mark Zuckerberg. Accel Partners was the second largest shareholder in Facebook after Zuckerberg with an 11% stake at the IPO. He serves on board but recently announced that he will be stepping down.
Jim Breyer also focuses on global investments while working with Accel Partners and other companies in China, Europe and elsewhere. He serves as a director at News Corp., Brightcove, an online video platform with IPO in 2012, Etsy, a crafty online masterpiece, and Model N, a revenue management with IPO in 2013.