James Altucher net worth: James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, author, podcaster, and venture capitalist who has a net worth of $50 million. James Altucher was born in January 1968. He graduated from Cornell University and Carnegie Melon University. He has founded or co-founded at least 20 companies and has also published 20 books. Altucher has been a contributor to publications including The Huffington Post and The Financial Times. He first worked in the IT department at HBO. James Altucher has authored several books including Trade Like a Hedge Fund: 20 Successful Uncorrelated Strategies and Techniques to Winning Profits, Trade Like Warren Buffett, SuperCash: The New Hedge Fund Capitalism, The Forever Portfolio: How to Pick Stocks that You Can Hold for the Long Run, The Altucher Confidential: Ideas for a World Out of Balance, a Round Table Comic, 40 Alternatives to College, Choose Yourself: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream, The Choose Yourself Stories, The Power of No, The Rich Employee, and The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth.