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Jon Najarian Wiki Biography
Jon Najarian, better known as DRJ or Doctor J., was born in 1957 in Minnesota, USA, and is a marketeer and market analyst, who is probably best recognized not only for being the co-founder of Najarian Advisors, but also for being a regular contributor to the TV show “Fast Money”, on the CNBC channel. He is also known as a member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Beside that, Jon is also known as a former professional American Football player. His career in the business industry has been active since the early 1980s.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Jon Najarian is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total sum of Jon’s net worth is over $50 million, which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the business industry. Another source is coming from his working as a regular TV analystr. He is also a former professional football player, which also had an influence on his net worth.
Jon Najarian Net Worth $50 Million
Jon Najarian is the son of John Najarian, a famous professor of surgery at the University of Minnesota; he has three younger brothers. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, where he became a football player, as he wanted to pursue professional career in the sports industry. He graduated with a BA degree in History and Design, and afterwards, he participated in National Football League (NFL) training camp as a player of the Chicago Bear team, increasing his net worth, playing in the position of linebacker; however, after its last preseason game, Jon was released in 1981 from the team in favor of Mike Singletary.
In the same year, he started to pursue his career as an architect and trader, and soon Jon joined the Chicago Board Options Exchange, one of the world’s oldest futures and options exchanges, as a traider of floors, which added a considerable amount to his net worth.
Furthermore, Jon established in 1989 a company named Mercury Trading, and in which he worked until he sold it to Citadel in 2004. In 1991, he founded 1010WallStreet.com, a financial news site, and in the same year, Jon became the co-founder of PTI Securities, which increased his net worth by a large margin.
In 2005, Jon founded alongside his brother, Pete Najarian, the financial websites – optionMONSTER.com, and tradeMONSTER.com. Three years later, they launched together with Guy Adami, a professional trader, the Drakon Capital company. Beside that, the two brothers are the leaders of another company called Najarian Capital Advisers since early 2016. All of these ventures have contributed a lot to Jon’s net worth.
Additional to his career as a professional trader, he is also known as a market analyst for such television shows as Fox Television’s “Chicago & First Business”, and the CNBC’s “Fast Money”, increasing further his net worth.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Jon Najarian is married to Brigid Najarian, with whom he currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. In spare time, he is very active on his official Twitter account.
|Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Date Of Birth||1957|
|Place Of Birth||Minnesota, USA|
|Profession||Marketeer, market analyst|
|Education||University of Minnesota, Gustavus Adolphus College|
|The Dylan Ratigan Show||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|Floored||2009||Documentary||Himself - Co-Founder, Optionmonster|