Paul Tudor Jones
Paul Tudor Jones
Celebrated Name: Paul Tudor Jones
Real Name/Full Name: Paul Tudor Jones II
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 28th September 1954
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality: American
Height: 1.6m
Weight: 74kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sonia Jones (m.1998)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Caroline, Dorothy, Chrissy, and Jack Jones)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Paul Tudor Jones Gay?: No
Profession: Investor, hedge fund manager
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2021: $6 billion
Last Updated: April 2021

Paul Tudor Jones is an American who is an investor and mainly deals with a hedge fund. He started his own hedge fund called Tudor Investment Corporation in 1980, where he stands as the CEO of the company. He is also the founder of the Robin Hood Foundation, which aims to reduce poverty in the society. He is also a conservatism as well as a philanthropist, which greatly helps to increase his living. His other reason for his fame is that he predicted the 1987 stock market crash.

Maybe you know about Paul Tudor Jones very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Paul Tudor Jones’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

Paul Tudor Jones II was born on 28th September 1954 in Memphis, Tennessee. His father’s name was Paul Tudor Jones Sn. He worked as a transporter, and his office was near their home and would transport the publications to The Daily News. The publication was owned by Jones’ family since 1886, and his father was the publisher.

He schooled at Presbyterian Day School and later Memphis University School for his high school. He also attended the University of Virginia and was in charge of the boxing team at his school. He used to write articles for his family’s paper, where he got some money for upkeep. He graduated in 1976 with a degree in economics and even had a chance to attend Harvard University, but he decided not to continue with the education.

Personal Life

Jones dated Sonia Klein and later married her in 1988. His wife was from Australia. The couple is blessed with four kids; Caroline, Dorothy, Chrissy, and Jack Jones.

Jones received a lot of criticism when he gave his views regarding the fact that women cannot continue with their macro trading. He defended himself by saying that trading is a 24/7 activity and is usually hindered by activities such as birth, death, and divorce to focus in the field of finance.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28th September 1954, Paul Tudor Jones is 66 years old as of today’s date 22nd April 2021. His height is 1.68m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.

Career

Jones began his career life immediately after he graduated from the University. With the help of his cousin, William Dunavant Jr., who owned Dunavant Enterprises, got into the job market. He was introduced to Eli Tullis, who mentored him to trading. The company was involved with cotton production and was the largest cotton merchant. He was later fired from his position after he was found asleep during working hours. After some years, he joined back the company as treasurer and later was made the chairman of the company.

Jones founded Tudor Investment Corporation in 1980.  He considered his cousin Dunavant among the first clients. In 1987 he predicted the crash of the stock market, which earned him $100 million.

In 1990 jones, together with his friend Hunt Taylor formed FINEX, which involved financial futures divisions. In 1994, Tudor traders were accused of violating the Securities Exchange Act, which made him pay a fine of $800 thousand. In 2011 together with Glenn Dubin and Timothy Barakett, they bought merchant energy operation.

Apart from his involvement in business, he also has a heart of helping the needy. He is the founder of the Robin Hood Foundation, which aims to help the needy people. He has also donated to various political candidates to aid in their campaigns.

Awards & Achievements

Jones has achieved a lot throughout his career. He started his career by being employed, but afterward, he was able to start up numerous businesses, which has also created employment for others. He has also been able to help the less privileged in the society by giving out various aids, even improving their level of education. In 2008 he was included in Investors Hall of fame called Alpha Hedge Fund Manager, which comprise of most successful persons.

Net Worth & Salary of Paul Tudor Jones in 2021

Paul Tudor Jones Net Worth
Paul Tudor Jones Net Worth

As of April 2021, Jones has an estimated net worth of $6 billion. He is among the richest men in the whole world. His involvement in a variety of businesses has boosted him a great deal to earn such a high amount of net worth. He has been on the lead to the foundation of a number of organizations as well as various aid foundations. He is also the owner of some of the best hotels in Africa, precisely in Tanzania, which also increases his total net worth.

Jones leads a very comfortable life from his hard work in his career, which has yielded good fruits. He is also humble as despite his high level of wealth, he still remembers the poor and offers them help. He teaches people to always learn from their mistakes. He also encourages successful business people not to take themselves as heroes and to always question their ability. Also, not to believe that you are the best because the moment you do so, that becomes the end of yourself.

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