Jim Rogers’ net worth has been a topic of great interest among the people since he is one of the world’s leading contrarian investors. The mogul is currently based in Singapore with his family.
How much is Jim Rogers net worth in 2018?
Starting to do business at an early age of five by selling peanuts, Jim went on to co-found the Quantum Fund in his early 30s. He is the chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. and the creator of Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI).
He earned his bachelor’s degree in History from Yale University in 1964 and then acquired his second BA degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford in 1966.
In 1964, he got his first job on Wall Street, at Dominick & Dominick, where he learned about stocks and bonds. In 1970, he joined Arnhold and S. Bleichroder, where he met George Soros with whom he co-founded the Quantum Fund in 1973. He founded RICI in 1998.
Downbeat about the economic future of the USA, Rogers sees potential in the Asian market, especially the Chinese market. He thus flew to Singapore with his family in 2007, after selling his NY City mansion for about $16 million. As of 2018, Rogers is worth over $300 million.
Jim Rogers has two children with his third wife
Jim was married to Lois Biener from 1966 to 1969. He was secondly married to Jennifer Skolnick in 1974 and like his first marriage, it too ended within a few years. As revealed by Jim himself, his first divorce had cost him two years of his life.
Jim got married to Paige Parker in 2000 and the couple is going strong with their married life till this day. He has two children (daughters Beeland Anderson and Hilton Augusta) both with his third wife, who is about 26 years younger than him.
Jim went on a world tour for the second time with wife Parker in a custom-made Mercedes. He covered 116 countries between January 1, 1999, and January 5, 2002. The first time he traveled around the world was in between 1990 to 1992 on a motorcycle. He speaks of his journey in his bestselling book, Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers.