|Real Name/Full Name:
|66 years old
|September 29, 1957
|San Francisco, California, United States
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|Is Jon Najarian Gay?:
|Stock trader and businessman
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Not all the footballers who are retired today, sitting in their houses and enjoying their retirement as some of them are still out there, making bold steps in the different other fields. One of those big players is Jon Najarian. He was one of the linebackers for the Chicago Bears, and later after retiring from the game, he started trading the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
Maybe you know about Jon Najarian 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 Najarian’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 & Biography
Jon Najarian was earlier a linebacker for the Chicago Bears, and later he began his financial career at the Chicago Board Options Exchange in the year 1981. He also has a brother whose name is Peter Najarian, who also is a trader and once he was a football player too.
Jon has attended Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota.
There isn’t much to know about his personal life, but most of the sources claim that Jon Najarian is married, but his marriage is undisclosed.
Jon is an advocate of education, and he regularly hosts free educational webinars using the optionMONSTER; he also hosts some of the weekend conferences.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 29 1957, Jon Najarian is 66 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 5’9’’ tall, and his weight is 72 kg.
Jon founded the Mercury Trading in 1989 after he began his financial career at the Chicago Board Options Exchange in 1981. There isn’t much known about his football career as it was a very brief stint. He ran his company Mercury Trading for over 15 years, and later, he sold it in the year 2004 to Citadel.
He also founded the 1010WallStreet.com in the year 1991, and this is a financial news site which is for the severe traders, and later in the same year 1991, Jon was the chief market strategist at the PTI Securities. It was the securities and futures firm that was co-founded by him and his brother in the year 1991.
Najarian was also the business anchor for the Fox Television Chicago & First Business. This show used to air in 160 markets all across the country.
He has also co-founded the financial website, optionMONSTER.com with his brother Pete and there he publishes the trademarked HeatSeeker, proprietary, and the DepthCharge research. Jon was also concluded as the trading activity ahead by the draft research paper, dated March 10, 2002. Allen M. Poteshman published this paper, and he belonged to the Department of Finance of the college.
Jon didn’t stop here as he then founded the online brokerage called, tradeMONSTER and the optionMONSTER. This was all done in October 2005. Late he teamed up with the professional trader Guy Adami and his brother, Pete, to start a new capital firm named Drakon Capital.
General Atlantic later bought the tradeMONSTER in June 2014, and it was merged with the OptionsHouse. So, right now, he and his brother, both lead the Najarian Capital Advisers, which is an RIA, and it is responsible for managing funds and providing consultation as well as analysis. They mainly serve to the pensions and the endowments under their Capital.
Jon is also the writer of several books, and some of them are “Follow the Smart Money,” “The 22 Rules of Investing”, “How We Trade Options: Building Wealth, Creating Income and Reducing Risk,” and “How I Trade Options.”
Awards & Achievements
His major achievement is being cited in many college papers due to his business strategies and all the advisories that he gives.
Net Worth & Salary of Jon Najarian in 2024
As of February 2024, Jon Najarian has accumulated a total net worth of $60 million from all the firms and the websites that he established. He is one of the most recognized and well-known industrialists and traders in the business world, and we can say that he started from absolute nothing. He is also one of the major stockholders of many big firms and companies, and he is also a regular contributor to the CNBC’s Fast Money, which is related to trading.
This was all about one of the most recognized and well-known traders in the world. Jon Najarian is the inspiration for many people out there, and he is known as one of the most diligent and structured traders. He tries to teach other traders for free and wants other traders to climb the ladder of success. Jon is one of the most humble traders, and thus we wish nothing but more success.