Net Worth: $150 Million
- Source of Wealth Investments
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Eric Sprott
- Nationality Canada
- Date of Birth 1944
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman, Investment Manager
- Education Carleton University
- Children 2
About Eric Sprott
Known for his passion for precious metals, Eric Sprott is an American asset manager and businessman with an estimated net worth of $150 million as of March 2013.
After his graduation at Carleton University, Eric Sprott worked as a chartered accountant then he was hired by Merrill Lynch as a research analyst. It was in 1981 when he founded Sprott Securities which is now known as Cormark Securities Inc.. Today, Cormark Securities Inc. is one of the largest privately owned security agencies in Canada. In the past, he has managed Sprott Hedge Fund L.P., Sprott Bull/Bear RSP Fund, Sprott Canadian Equity Fund, Sprott Managed Accounts, Sprott Hedge Fund L.P. II, Sprott Offshore Funds, and Sprott Silver Equities Class. His impressive performance as a fund manager earned him several world renowned awards and recognitions.
After spending around 40 years in the investment industry, Eric Sprott sits as the Chairman of Sprott, Inc., which is considered as the parent company of Sprott Asset Management USA Inc..