Single Life of Karen Backfisch Olufsen; Wiki | Net Worth 2023 | Kids

An American Television broadcaster and businesswoman, Karen Backfisch Olufsen came to the limelight after marrying an American TV personality Jim Cramer. Also, she had worked for Michael Steinhardt’s hedge fund. Jim is popular as a host of Mad Money, and an anchor of Squawk on the Street on CNBC.

Early Life of Karen Backfisch Olufsen

Karen Backfisch Olufsen was born somewhere in the United States of America. By looking at her picture she seems to be in her early 60s. Having American nationality, Karen belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. She follows the Christianity religion.

She attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Management and earned a degree of Bachelor of Science in Economics. Later, she went to Harvard Business School and receive an MBA.

Husband of Karen Backfisch Olufsen

The love story between Karen and Jim started when they met for the first time at a bar located in Manhattan in January 2006. After meeting for some time, Karen disclosed her past marriage and how she lost her third child due to cardiomyopathy.

Karen Backfisch Olufsen and her ex-husband, Jim Cramer
Caption: Karen Backfisch Olufsen and her ex-husband, Jim Cramer (Photo: Getty Images)

The couple also went for a candlelight dinner in Manhattan. Karen went into the cab, then Jim messaged her where he said,

“Sometimes in life people who are special need to be told they are special.”

After two weeks, they again on a date, but this time they both were serious about expressing their love. Then Jim asked Lisa’s opinion on getting married twice. They exchanged wedding vows in 1988.

From their married life, the pair became parents of two daughters, Cece Cramer, and Emma Cramer. In the year 2009, they officially ended their relationship with a divorce. After the divorce Karen is living as a single mother taking care of her daughter.

Jim Cramer’s Present Wife

Karen’s ex-husband, Jim Cramer is married to Lisa Cadette Detwiler. By profession, Lisa is a real estate agent in Brooklyn Heights. Jim and Lisa tied their wedding knot on 18th April 2015, at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York City, NY.

Karen Backfisch Olufsen’s Net Worth

Karen Backfisch Olufsen has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2023. She earns this million amount by working as a TV panelist and businesswoman. Her annual salary is around 228 thousand.

Karen Backfisch Olufsen's ex-husband Jim posting for a photo sitting outside the racing car
Caption: Karen Backfisch Olufsen’s ex-husband Jim posting for a photo sitting outside the racing car (Photo: Autoblog)

On the other hand, her ex-husband, Jim Cramer earns around $150 Million. Also, he made a personal gain of $2 Million from his different business ventures. Her ex-husband Jim owns a three-star hotel, DeBary Inn, in New Jersey worth $1.15 million. He resides in the 2,831 square-foot house worth $2.7 million which consists of 24 rooms altogether.

Height of Karen Backfisch Olufsen

The blonde beauty Olufsen stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. She has dark brown eyes color with a body that weighs around 60 kg.

Career Line of Karen Backfisch Olufsen

  • Karen began her business career with Michael Steinhardt’s hedge fund with her ex-husband, Jim Cramer.
  • She used to work as an assistant vice president at Lehman and help portfolio managers.
  • After working there, she moved on and started working for Cramer and Company. After her marriage, she ended her working career but established a business.
Karen's ex-husband, Jim Cramer posing for a photo
Caption: Karen’s ex-husband, Jim Cramer posing for a photo (Photo: CNBC)
  • Her ex-husband  James Cramer is an American television personality, and host of Mad Money on CNBC.
  • Also, he is a former hedge fund manager. Then he became a best-selling author and a co-founder of

FAQ of Karen Backfisch Olufsen

What ethnicity is Karen Backfisch Olufsen?

Karen belonged to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Who is Karen Backfisch Olufsen’s ex-husband?

Karen Backfisch Olufsen’s ex-husband is an American television personality and author Jim Cramer.

How much is Karen Backfisch Olufsen?

Karen Backfisch Olufsen’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.