About Jim Rogers
One of the most influential writers and authors of all time Jim Rogers net worth has an estimate of 300 million dollars. In addition to his career as an author, Jim Rogers is also a very successful businessman and investor. He started to be involved into entertainment industry in 1964. The star was born in Maryland in 1942 and moved to live to Singapore.
Jim Rogers whose full name is James Beeland Rogers has founded his own company which he called “Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc” and now he holds a position of a chairman in the company. It brings millions of dollars to the total amount of Jim Rogers net worth. In addition to his own firm, Jim Rogers together with George Soros established “The Quantum Fund” which was treated as the first international fund and he is also known as a person who started “The Rogers International Commodities Index”.
Furthermore, the star is full force for the free market idea but he refuses to be attributed to any of school of thought. However, when talking about his views on certain matters, there is a tendency to attribute him to the Austrian School of economics and the author himself agrees with that. When he was a child, Jim Rogers used to sell peanuts and this is how he started his first business. In addition, he used to pick empty bottles which were left in the stadium after baseball games. In 1964 Jim Rogers finished the Yale University where he studied history.
After his graduation, he got a job in the company “Dominick & Dominick” based in the Wall Street. This job was a beginning of the Jim Rogers net worth. In 1966, Jim Rogers decided to enroll into Oxford University where he got a degree in Philosophy, Economics and Politics. In 1980, Jim Rogers decided to quit his career as a businessman and investor and traveled the world with his motorbike.
Although he retired from business, he is still participating in the program for students at Columbia Business School, where he got a position as a guest professor in lectures about finance. During the early 1990s, the retired businessman traveled around China and also visited some other parts of the world. He traveled in all six continents which included 160 thousand kilometers and his journey was also included in the Guinness Book of World Records. Although he retired from business, Jim Rogers net worth is still one of the highest amongst all the people who are involved in the business industry.