Is Jon Najarian married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Brigid Najarian. The couple is having a successful conjugal life for over a decade. The couple has extended their family life with children including daughters named Finola and Tristen. Jon and his spouse seem to be very supportive of each other where he often tweets regarding his family life. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Najarian:
Who is Jon Najarian?
Born as Jon Najarian, he landed the planet on September 29, 1957, which makes his age be 63 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American options trader, entrepreneur, money manager, media analyst and a renowned eloquent pundit. He has garnered an experience of working in option trading pits for more than thirty-five years. He is the co-founder of the Najarian Family Office which has been providing wealth management and financial planning services. He is also known for his contribution to the CNBC Network.
Early Life and Education
Najarian was born in 1957 and his place of birth is in San Francisco, California, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, Jon is the oldest son of his parents. His father John Najarian (born on December 22, 1927) who is a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota for transplant surgery. He grew up with his other three younger brothers named David Najarian, Paul Najarian and Pete Najarian (born on December 22, 1963).
Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to Central High in Minneapolis from where he received his high school graduation. Later, he was enrolled at five colleges because he was in search of a pro football career. He received his degree majoring in art history and design because he wants to choose a career in an architect after football.
Career and Professional Life
Najarian started his playing career by being signed to Chicago Bears for a training camp in 1981. Later, he started a new journey by trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He became a member of NYSE, CBOE, CME and CBOT and spent over 25 years as a floor trader. He made a huge step in 1990 by founding a market-making firm called Mercury Trading at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The company was later sold to Citadel in 2004.
He is also noted for co-founding tradeMONSTER and optionMONSTER in 2005. In 2014, he started a partnership with a private equity firm called General Atlantic Partners which was later acquired by E*Trade in September 2016 for 750 million USD.
He is widely appreciated for being an options trading expert and pioneer being one of the renowned personalities in the industry. He is credited mostly for developing optionMONSTER for which he patented. His site which used to update option news and deliver education was described as “content king of the options business” by Securities Industry News. It was rated Best for Options Traders and was also named the first online broker to deploy streaming in a web browser.
In addition to that, Jon is noted for his regular appearance on CNBC where he is seen weekly. He is serving as the cast member of shows like Fast Money and Halftime Report. With his brother Pete, he invests in and works with start-ups via Rebellion Partners which was established in 2015 for educating the individual investor.
Jon Najarian is married to his Brigid Najarian. The couple owns a house in Chicago. With his wife, Jon has been involved in philanthropic works including a donation to Chicago Children’s Museum. Najarian is said to be a big fan of American drama film Wall Street which was released on December 11, 1987. Jon and Pete Najarian are not twins as they were born in 1957 and 1963 respectively.
American Options trader Jon Najarian stands at a tall height about 6 feet tall. Like his brother, he is a man with a bald head from the front and often remains with a French cut facial hair. However, there is no verified information about Jon’s body statistics. His physical appearance and energetic movements made us assume that he is under regular fitness activities.
Salary and Net worth
American market analyst Jon Najarian has an estimated net worth of 52 million USD. He has been involved in Options trading more than thirty-five years along with football playing career in his initial stage. He has co-founded multiple firms that are related to market investment and educating investors. His net worth is also contributed by his television appearance where he is most active on CNBC.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Jon Najarian is prepared by various wiki sites but is still missing from IMDb and Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram @thedoctorj where he is active with more than 105k followers. Similarly, Najarian’s Twitter account is available @jonnajarian where he is being followed by over 225k followers.