Jim Cramer Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Family

By Oshil Pokhrel | Published On: 14 Jun, 2018
Jim Cramer Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Family

Quick Information

Date of Birth February 10, 1955 Age 66 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Television Personality
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Lisa Cadette Detwiler (m. 2015), Karen Backfisch-Olufsen (m. 1988–2009)
Divorced Yes (Once) Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $100 Million Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Cece Cramer, Emma Cramer Height 5'6" (1.68 m)
Education Springfield Township High School, Harvard University Parents Ken Kramer, Louise A. Cramer
Siblings Nan Cramer

Jim Cramer is the host of CNBC's show Mad Money. His program Mad Money centers around venture and theory in traded on an open market stock. He is an American TV personality who has appeared in various network shows such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart; NBC Nightly News; and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The co-founder of the TheStreet, Inc is also the best-selling author.

How Much Is Jim Cramer's Net Worth?

Jim Cramer has accumulated the net worth of $100 million from his career as an American television personality and an author. According to, he is earning more than Matt Lauer, who receives the salary of $20 million per year from the American talk show, Today. Jim has reaped fortunes from his stint as the host of CNBC's TV program Mad Money since 2005. The TV personality has also raised his net worth from his best-selling book Getting Back to Even, which he published on 13 October 2009.

Jim started his profession as a writer by covering the news of murders in Florida. He went to Harvard and began venturing stock markets. Jim then established his support investments organization Cramer and Co and, Inc with the editor of The New Republic, Martin Peretz. He joined Mad Money on the CNBC channel at his age 50 in 2005. Jim as an author of the books like ‘Jim Cramer’s Getting Back to Even’ and ‘Jim Cramer’s Mad Money: Watch TV, Get Rich.’

Jim's Real Estate Broker Wife; Their Previous Relationship 

Jim Cramer, 63, is married to Lisa Dewilter. The duo tied their knot on 18 April 2015 at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn. The couple's wedding ceremony was directed by their friend as well as an archeologist, Aran Yardeni. Jim's wife Lisa, 52, is a real estate broker who works in Brooklyn Heights for Corcoran Group Real Estate. The Trinity College graduate is also a daughter of a retired economist and a retired English teacher.

Jim Cramer and his wife, Lisa Dewilter at an event (Photo:

Jim and Lisa met in January 2006 through their mutual friend at a bar in Manhattan. Lisa at first described Jim as a 'bald, screaming man' and refused to go out with him. Her friend insisted, and she agreed to meet him for a drink. On their second date, Lisa found Jim as well versed who cares for children. Within two weeks, Jim wanted to get serious, and the couple started dating officially. After nine years of their romantic affair, they convert their relationship into married life.

However, this wasn't first marriage for both of them. They both are divorced couples who had a split with their respective estranged partners. Jim was married to Karen Backfisch with whom he broke in 2009. With Karen, he has two daughters Cece Cramer and Emma Cramer. Lisa also has three children from her first marriage.

Jim's Family Life: Father Owner Of Company, Mother Artist

Jim was born to his parents N. Ken Cramer and Louise A. Cramer. His father N. Ken is the owner of International Packaging Products in Philadelphia. N.Ken's company mostly sold wrapping paper, boxes, and bags to the retailers and restaurants. His mother Louise was an artist. His father and mother are both Jewish. During his childhood, Jim lived in Summit, New Jersey with his family.

Short Bio

Jim Cramer was born on 10 February 1955 in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States as James J. Cramer. His house is in Summit, New Jersey. Jim studied at Harvard Law school and received Juris Doctor degree. As per wiki, he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from Harvard College.