Jon Corzine
Jon Corzine
Celebrated Name: Jon Corzine
Real Name/Full Name: Jon Stevens Corzine
Gender: Male
Age: 77 years old
Birth Date: January 1, 1947
Birth Place: Taylorville, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 3 inches
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Joanne Dougherty (married 1969, divorced 2003) Sharon Elghanayan (married 2010)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Josh Corzine, Jeffrey Corzine, Jennifer Corzine)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Jon Corzine Gay?: No
Profession: Politician, Philanthropist, Finance Executive, Entrepreneur
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $400 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Jon Corzine wears many hats, but he is best known as the ex-governor of New Jersey, in the US. Corzine became the 54th governor of New Jersey. He attempted a second run but sadly lost to Chris Christie, a Republican.

Corzine himself is affiliated with the Democratic Party. He is a finance executive, worked for Goldman Sachs in the 90s and was the CEO of MF Global, a brokerage firm, until its bankruptcy in 2011.

Maybe you know about Jon Corzine 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 Jon Corzine’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Jon Corzine was born to parents Nancy June and Roy Allen Corzine, Jr on 1st January 1947. He attended Taylorville High School. Corzine was keen on sports and played as a football quarterback in high school.

He also became the captain of his school’s basketball team. Later, Corzine would enroll himself in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in a BA program. He graduated in 1969 with Phi Beta Kappa honors.

It was during his college that Corzine also enlisted in the US Marine Corps. He left in 1975, having become a sergeant. Corzine also attended the University of Chicago to earn his MBA degree. Corzine had a very regular upbringing – he grew up on a small family farm. However, he turned his fortune around by capitalising on opportunities and making the best of them.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 1 January 1947, Jon Corzine is 77 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 6 feet 3 inches tall, and weight is 75 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

At the young age of 22, Jon Corzine would marry Joanne Dougherty. Dougherty was his high school girlfriend and the couple would have three children – Jennifer, Josh and Jeffrey. Sadly, the marriage didn’t work out as Jon and Joanne separated in 2002. They got a divorce a year after, in November 2003.

Jon found love again in 2004, and was in a relationship with the psychotherapist Sharon Elghanayan. They married six years later, in 2010.

Corzine has had his fair share of tumultuous family life. Corzine’s younger son Jeffrey, died by suicide on 13th March, 2014, in Mexico. Jeffrey was only 31.


Corzine began his career in the Continental Illinois National Bank. In 1976, he would join Goldman Sachs where he would later become a senior partner. He also worked with Bill Clinton. Corzine became the Chairman of the US Department of Treasury’s borrowing committee.

Corzine is known for his expensive politician campaigning. His was the most expensive Senate campaign in the history of US as Corzine spent more than sixty million dollars from his own pocket. He held the office of Governor of New Jersey from 2006 to 2010 and was succeeded by the Republican, Chris Christie.

Awards & Achievements

Corzine was named among the Top 50 Technology Executives of the year 1997 by Time magazine. He also received the 2009 Peacemaker Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Jon Corzine in 2024

Jon Corzine Net Worth
Jon Corzine Net Worth

Corzine has built a sizable income for himself by cleverly investing in and building assets. Jon’s current net worth is $400 million as of April 2024. Since he is both a politician and an entrepreneur, Corzine was able to fund his campaigns himself. It was his ambition that helped Corzine achieve his goals in both fields. He funded his initial campaigns by selling the shares of Goldman Sachs.

Corzine’s ambition also pushed him to make a comeback on Wall Street in 2017. He has plans for a hedge fund that would benefit from the upheaval in Trump’s administration. This would become a major step in his career after the bankruptcy of MF Global, the brokerage firm.

Jon Corzine’s ideologies may not match yours, but he is undoubtedly one of the symbols of American capitalism. Having enjoyed his successful stint at Goldman Sachs, he went on to become a governor. It goes on to show just how tenacious Corzine is – he does not stop himself from committing to more than one ambition.


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