David Einhorn
David Einhorn
Celebrated Name: David Einhorn
Real Name/Full Name: David M Einhorn
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 20 November 1968
Birth Place: New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8m
Weight: 74kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Rachel, Naomi, and Mitchell)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is David EinhornGay?: No
Profession: American investor/ Hedge fund manager
Salary: Under review
Net Worth in 2024: $2 Billion
Last Updated: May 2024

David Einhorn is an American investor and founder of Greenlight Capital and hedge fund manager.  He was born in New Jersey, the United States, to a Jewish family. He is born to Stephen and Nancy Einhorn. Currently divorced, David and Cherly had three children. David Einhorn is one of Wall Street’s most closely watched investors due to his bold investment calls.

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Early Life & Biography

David Einhorn was born in New Jersey in the United States of America to Stephen and Nancy Einhorn, a Jewish Family. He has one brother Daniel. When he was seven years, they moved to Wisconsin. His father is the founder and president of Einhorn & Associates, a consulting firm.

Einhorn attended Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin, and graduated. He also graduated Summa cum laude from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts in government in 1991.

In 1993, he married Cheryl Strauss. She is a financial reporter and media consultant. They have three children, two daughters Rachael and Naomi, and a son, Mitchell. They later divorced in 2017.

David started is an investment career in the year 1996 when he founded Greenlight capital.

Personal Life

David Einhorn was born in 1968 and married Cherly Strauss in the year 1993 and was blessed with three children. Currently, he lives in Westchester, New York.

Einhorn’s favorite hobby is poker. In 2005 World Series of poker, he finished 18th and 3rd in the first-ever Big one for one Drop in 2012.

In 2002 Einhorn founded a family charity with a goal to contribute to the peace and harmony of the society.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 November 1968, David Einhorn is 55 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.8m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.


Einhorn graduated in 1991 from Cornell University with a Bachelors of Art in government. In 1996, he started Green Light capital with an initial capital of $ 900,000.

I 2007, he was found to have broken law in market manipulation by the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission for the speech he gave at the Sohn investment conference. Einhorn alleged that the company was defrauding small business administration.

In 2008 Lehman filed for bankruptcy after Einhorn shared his analysis on its financial statements, accusing the company of being involved in dodgy accounting practices that covered up the firm’s massive liabilities on asset-backed securities. Lehman announced a loss of almost $ 3 billion after Einhorn short the company’s stock.

In 2015 Greenlight dropped more than 20%, partially explained by the 74% fall in shares of solar and wind producer SunEdison Inc, which was one of the fund’s largest holdings at the time.

In 2012, Einhorn, together with Green capital, were fined $11.2 million for trading on the inside information by U.K Financial service authority (FSA). FSA claimed Einhorn obtained information on the punch Taverns PLC where he sold 11 million shares to avoid 29.9% stock collapse and subsequent loss of about 5.8 million pounds.

In 2011 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters shares fell by 10 % after his speech, where he announced his short position in the company. Prior to the speech, the company’s share had increased more than tenfold since march 2019.

A few weeks later, on November 9th, 2011, the stock price plunged to $43.71. Later the company was sold.

In 2013 Einhorn filed a lawsuit against Apple inc to pressure the company to issue dividend-paying perpetual preferred stock as a means of distributing some of its $ 137billion in cash to shareholders.

In 2018 Einhorn bought Twitter, Times warner, and Ensco.

In 2019, Green capital ended the year in the green after its worst performance in 2018. It returned nearly 14% in 2019 after dipping 0.3% in December. This was the best annual report since 2013.

Awards & Achievements

Einhorn was listed by Forbes as one of America’s richest businessmen.

Net Worth & Salary of David Einhorn in 2024

David Einhorn Net Worth
David Einhorn Net Worth

As of May 2024, Einhorn is estimated to be worth $2 billion. His salary is still under review.  He is currently serving as the president and founder of Greenlight Capital and hedge manager.

He currently serves as the chairman of Greenlight capital RE where he is a major shareholder.

David Einhorn is an entrepreneur who many have envied and closely watched at Wall Street due to is bold investment calls. He stared is investment career at a young age of 27 years and thought the years have been able to make business decisions that have either affected is business empire positively or negatively. As a reason, he was fined by two us regulatory firms for business under dealing and business law-breaking.

His company shares from 2019 are in an upward trajectory after a poor performance in 2018.


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