John Paulson
John Paulson
Real Name/Full Name John Alfred Paulson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Paulson
Birth Place: Queens, New York City, America
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 December 1955
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  183 cm (1.83 m)
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.03  lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Alfred G. Paulson
Mother – Jacqueline ( née Boklan ) Paulson
Siblings: Sister – Theodora Bar-El
Brother – N/A
School: N/A
College: New York University (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jenny (Zaharia) Paulson (m . 2000)
Kids/Children Name: Daughter – Giselle Paulson, Danielle Paulson
Profession: Professional hedge fund manager, founder, and Chief Executive Officer of investment management firm named Paulson and Co.
Net Worth:  $7 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

 John Alfred Paulson is an American investor, entrepreneur, and hedge fund manager. In addition to this, he is also the founder and chief executive officer of an American fund and investment management firm called “Paulson and Co“.

Well, how well do you know about John Paulson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Paulson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John Paulson to date.

Biography and Early Life

John Paulson was born as John Alfred Paulson on the 11 th of December in the year 1955 to  Alfred G . Paulson and Jacqueline ( née Boklan ) Paulson in the city of Queens, New York City, in the United States of America.

Apart from his father and mother, his family comprised of his three other siblings and was of mixed descent, with his mother having her roots in the country of Ecuador and his father being a half Norwegian and a half-French man.

At the age of fifteen, John lost both his parents due to reasons unknown to the media.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Paulson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Paulson’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 14 December 1955. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.03 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Not much is known of John Paulson’s s early education and the school from which he did it from. However, he pursued his bachelor‘s degree from the New York University’s College of Business and Public Administration in New York, the United States of America.

He then earned himself a scholarship from Goldman Sachs and Sidney J. Weinberg and enrolled himself at the Harvard Business School in Harvard University, Boston  Massachusetts, United States of America, and completed his master‘s degree in Business Administration. Harvard University, Massachusetts also recognized him as a George F . Baker scholar, which meant that he was one of the best performers of his batch.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In the year 2000, John Alfred Paulson married his then long-time girlfriend and partner named Jenney (Zaharia) Paulson. The couple has two daughters together and has named them Danielle Paulson, Giselle Paulson.

John and his wife try and keep their personal life away from all the glitz and glamour of being a public figure.

Is John Alfred Paulson Gay?

No, John Alfred Paulson is not or a gay celebrity. He is straight and he is happily married to Jenney Paulson, the couple dated for a long time and they also have 2 beautiful daughters Giselle Paulson and Danielle Paulson.

Professional Career

Paulson began his career as an entrepreneur with his first-ever business venture in the city of Ecuador with an import-export enterprise which he had initiated by trading children‘s outfits. Soon after flagging this venture off, he noticed that it was not fetching him enough profits and hence he decided to think of some other enterprises.

After completing his master‘s degree and his post-graduation, Paulson took up a job as a consultant/advisor for “ Boston Consulting Group “ and then, quit several positions in several companies like Bear Stearns, Gruss Partners LP, and more.

Throughout the late 80s and the early 90s, he gained experience by working with many different firms and organizations and finally founded “Paulson and Co.“, an investment consultancy company in the year 1994.


John Paulson has not received any nominations or awards to date.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Alfred Paulson in 2024

John Paulson Net Worth
John Paulson Net Worth

As of 2024, The American founder, investor, and professional hedge fund manager‘s net worth as computed by experts is estimated to be close to $7 billion.

He has earned a major fraction of this amount through his career in the domain of American stocks, funds, and investments, primarily by betting on mortgages at their peak. His hedge fund had peaked at a total of a whopping thirty-six billion dollars.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

1) John Alfred Paulson is an investor in stocks of several firms such as his own company, Paulson and Co . , Bear Stearns, and Boston Consulting Group.

2) One of the Fortune 400 list released by Forbes magazine, John Alfred Paulson had finished #177.

In the year 2015, Paulson made a donation of 400 million dollars to the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the largest sum ever to have been donated to Harvard University.

John Alfred Paulson is an American founder, investor, and hedge fund manager hailing from the United States of America. As someone who has faced the grief of losing both his parents at fifteen years of age, John has ensured to use this loss as fuel for his success and set an example for others to look up to.


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