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James Simons Bio

Real Name: James Harris Simons
Shortname : Jim Simons
Profession: Mathematician, Businessperson

Personal Life

Date of Birth : April 25, 1938
Age (as in 2019) : 81 Years
Birthplace : Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Zodiac sign : Taurus
Nationality: American
School : Newton North High School
University: University of California, Berkeley
Educational Qualification: PhD in Mathematics
Religion: Judaism
Net Worth : $21.5 Billion


Father: Matthew Simons
Mother: Marcia Simons
Marital Status : Married
Spouse : Barbara Simons (ex-wife), Marilyn Hawrys Simons
Children: 5
Son: Nat
Simons (1966), Nicholas Simons, Paul Simons
Daughter: Audrey Simons, Liz Simons

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) : 177 cm (in centimeters), 1.77 m, 5’ 10” (in feet inches)
Weight (approx.): 84 kg, 185 lbs (in pounds)

About James Simons

James Harris Simons, who is famously known as Jim Simons, is an American mathematician and also hedge fund manager. He is the founder of ‘Renaissance Technologies’, which is one of the World’s famous and successful hedge fund Company. He is also well known for doing numerous philanthropic works.

Early life

James Harris Simons was born on April 25, 1938 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. He was born to Jewish parents Matthew and Marcia Simons. His father was the owner of Shoe factory. A brilliant student always, Simons was interested in mathematics from the very start. He studies at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1958.Later on he attended, Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. He completed his doctorate in 1961, at the age of twenty three.


James Harris Simons has founded the hedge fund management company, Renaissance Technologies, which is now a day’s one of the world's most successful hedge fund companies. The company trades almost in every market around the world, uses computer-based mathematical models to predict price changes in financial instruments and utilizes financial signal processing techniques such as pattern recognition which set it apart from its competitors.

Personal Life & Death

James Harris Simons has been married twice in his life; the 80 year old mathematician was first married to computer scientist Barbara Simons, they couple didn’t stay together for long, and soon divorced. At present the, he is married to Marilyn Hawrys. The couple together has five children, and the two died early due to accidents.
James Simons and his wife, Marilyn, founded the Simons Foundation in 1994. The charitable organization assists many projects related to education and health, and research in mathematics and the sciences.

Net worth

As per information available on websources, James Harris Simons have a net worth estimated to be $15.5 billion.

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