Ken Fisher Net Worth : $2.8 Billion
An American Entrepreneur, Investor, and a Columnist in Forbes Magazine
Source of Wealth
Business, Books, Investment
Years of Experience
Date of Birth
November 29, 1950
Earned a Degree in Economics from Humboldt States University
Ken Fisher’s Income & Total Net Worth
He is an American investor and portfolio strategy columnist for Forbes. His net worth is $2.8 billion, which he has earned from investments, writing and his business. He is the founder and CEO of Fisher Investments. He has also written research papers in finance. As of 31st March, 2013, Fisher Asset Management, LLC possesses 483 stocks, having a total value of $37.6 billion.
Ken Fisher’s portfolio comprises of shares of various companies, like Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., etc. The major holdings of Fisher are:
- Fisher Enhanced Big Cap Growth – 37,077,387 shares, 3.2% of the total portfolio.
- iShares IBoxx & Invest Grade Corp– 7,842,017 shares, 2.5% of the total portfolio.
- Pfizer Inc. – 30,711,655 shares, 2.4% of the total portfolio.
- Johnson & Johnson– 10,133,469 shares, 2.2% of the total portfolio.
- Cisco Systems Inc. – 36,290,508 shares, 2.0% of the total portfolio.
- Ken Fisher has also added the shares of Apple, Inc. in his portfolio, which he purchased between $420.05 and $549.03.
- He also added into his holdings the shares of American Express, which he purchased between $57.48 and $67.46.
- Besides this, he also added to his holdings in Basf SE, McDonald’s Corporation, Rio Tinto PLC, BP PLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Roche Holding AG, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Properties: Private Fortune
He owns several commercial properties in Washington and Northern California. He also purchased 2,000 acres of land in Redwood Lumber, Mendocino.
He also owns thousands of redwood forest logging artefacts, such as oxen shoes, old iron batteries, pulleys, an ebony-handled dinner knife, etc.
Ken Fisher’s Career
Born in San Francisco, Ken attended Humboldt States University and acquired degree in economics. After graduation, he assisted his father and gradually, in 1979, he opened his own company, Fisher Investments. He also co-founded Grüner Fisher Investments in 2007.
As of 2009, he has written more than 18 research papers on various topics, including behavioural finance, consumer confidence, and stock markets.
Ken has also authored investment-related articles for Journal of Portfolio Management, The Journal of Behavioural Finance, Financial Planning, Research Magazine, etc.
He is the author of eight books, related to finance. All his books, which include Super Stocks, 100 Minds That Make the Market, The Ten Roads to Riches, Markets Never Forget, etc., are best-sellers.
Awards and Honours
He has won many honours and accolades. For Challenging Conventional Wisdom, he got the inaugural Tiburon CEO Summit award. For his research work, Fisher received Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award. Investment Advisor magazine included his name in the “Top 25 Most Influential Figures in the Financial Industry”.