David Tepper
David Tepper
Celebrated Name: David Tepper
Real Name/Full Name: David Alan Tepper
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 11 September 1957
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marlene Resnick Tepper (m. 1986)
Children: Yes (Casey Tepper, Brian Tepper, Randi Tepper)
Profession: American billionaire businessman, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist
Net Worth in 2024: $12 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

The business world requires some true gems who by discovering new tactics and strategies can add an exponential benefit to the economy. David Tepper is one such big name in the business and investing circles around the United States. He is famous for investing in “distress companies.” He stands completely out of the league with his unique investment style.

Maybe you know about David Tepper very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of David Tepper’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

David Tepper was born on September 11, 1957, like David Alan Tepper to Harry, an accountant, and Roberta, a public school teacher. He is the second of the three children born to his parents. He was raised in a lower-middle-class locality in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Being good in maths from an early age, he was also a show and told subject to his elder sister on his excellent multiplication and adding skills. David Tepper at the mere age of 4 could do complex calculations. He opened up from a quiet and shy kid to being the prankster of the class. Although David was a bright student, he never scored an ‘A.’ He was too mischievous and once he even ended up in the Principal’s office for fighting with Squirt bottles taken from chemistry class.

David Tepper made his first investment worth 100 shares for $2, inspired by his father’s discussions on investing. He lost the investment, but it didn’t stop him from investing further. David Tepper was better at acting and won a Best Actor award for doing a play in school. He secured his Bachelor’s degree in BA Economics Hons from the University of Pittsburgh in 1978. To pay for the school, he also did a job at the fine arts library of the university. Proctor & Gamble offered him a job after his graduation, but instead, he chose to work in Equibank in Pittsburgh, as a credit and a securities analyst.

Personal Life

David Tepper married Marlene Resnick in 1986, and they have three children together named Brian, Randi, and Casey. David and Marlene gave their most significant gift worth $67 million in 2013 to Carnegie Mellon University, after which Tepper School of Business was named after him. The couple reportedly divorced in 2014.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 September 1957, David Tepper is 66 years old as of today’s date 23rd June 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 85 kg.


David Tepper did his MBA in 1982 and then did a job in the treasury department of Republic Steel in Ohio. Later on, from 1985 to 1992, David was recruited in Goldman Sachs, where he primarily worked in the field of bankruptcy.

He then left the firm and started his own Appaloosa Management in early 1993. David Tepper since then, with every passing year, had gained considerable benefits in the hedge fund market and had become an on edge investor. He mastered the art of working on tenterhooks, as he bought distressed financial stocks and secured a huge benefit, which made him a top-earning hedge manager of 2009, according to a report of New York Times.

Awards and Achievements

2010: David Tepper was recognized as a top-earning hedge fund manager in a report of the New York Times.

2011: Awarded Institution Hedge Fund firm of the year.

2013: Forbes rank came, and David Tepper was again a top-earning hedge investor of 2012. It made him 166th wealthiest person of the globe.

2017: Forbes once again placed David Tepper in top 25 highly earning hedge fund managers in 2016.

Net Worth & Salary of David Tepper in 2024

David Tepper Net Worth
David Tepper Net Worth

As of June 2024, David Tepper has a net worth of $12 billion. He is one of the wealthiest people in New Jersey, thanks to his knack for risky investments.

What makes David Tepper notable is his distinct investment style, which drew him considerable benefits in terms of money and fame. Being exemplary and confident in your way seems to be the key for upholding a top image in any field.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here