Karen Backfisch-Olufsen is an American businesswoman and a television panelist who is well-known as the ex-wife of the popular anchor from CNBC, a businessman, and an entrepreneur, Jim Cramer. She used to work as an assistant to the vice president at Lehman before being introduced to her husband with whom she went on to work in his company, Cramer and Company. She chose to remain away from the limelight but Jim Cramer used to credit her for her support and expertise because of which the management of his company was top-notch.


Early Life and Bio

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen was born sometime in the 1960s in the United States of America to parents whose information has not yet been shared with the public. Likewise, there is no information available regarding her family background and sibling’s details either at the moment. In addition to this, since her exact date of birth is unknown, we cannot determine her zodiac sign nor her age. However, it is assumed that she must be around 50 years of age or above.


Karen Backfisch-Olufsen



Karen Backfisch-Olufsen holds an American nationality and she descends from Caucasian ancestry. She belongs to white ethnicity and as per religion, there is no information available regarding her religious background and religious views at the moment.

Full NameKaren Backfisch-Olufsen
Date of BirthAround 1960s
Birth PlaceUnited States of America
Age+50 years old
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
OccupationBusinesswoman and a television panelist
Body MeasurementN/A
Height5 feet 4 inches
163 cm
1.63 m
Hair ColorBlonde
Eyes ColorHazel
Relationship StatusSingle
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Jim Cramer (divorced)
ChildrenCece Cremer
Emma Cramer
Net worth$500,000 - $1 million


Body Measurements

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen stands at a height of 5 feet and 4 inches (1.63m/163cms) tall and information regarding her exact weight is currently unknown. However, she is guessed to weigh around 50kgs (110lbs) by some online sources. In addition to this, she has a slim body figure but like her weight, her exact body measurements are also currently unknown. Furthermore, she has a pair of beautiful hazel eyes color with blonde hair color.


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Education: University

There is no information available about Karen Backfisch-Olufsen’s schooling years and it is unknown from where she completed her schooling. However, it is known that for further studies, she studied and graduated from the State University of New York which is a university located in Stony Brook, New York.


Karen Backfisch-Olufsen



There is no information available regarding the beginning of Karen Backfisch-Olufsen’s career but it is known that she used to work as an assistant to the vice president of Lehman. From there, she went on to work in a hedge fund of Michael Steinhardt who is an American investor.

During her time there, she met the love of her life with whom she would eventually be working at the Cramer and Company. Unfortunately, there has been no update on information regarding her career since their separation. Some say that she might still be working in Jim Cramer’s company but there is no solid proof regarding this statement.


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Personal Life: Relationships

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen was previously married to her ex-husband whose name is Jim Cramer. He is an American professional anchor for the CNBC coverage channel, a businessman, an investor, and an author by profession. The two of them met while she was working for the hedge fund of Michael Steinhardt during the year 1988.

Since their meeting, they were very close and shared a special relationship with themselves. Eventually, Jim also convinced her to leave her job and then start working for his company to which she agreed.

The two of them developed a strong bond for each other and they tied their knots in the same year at an undisclosed location in a private ceremony. Later, the couple was blessed with two daughters whose names are Cece Cramer and Emma Cramer.

After working and living together for over 20 years, the couple parted ways in the year 2009 after their divorce was made final. The cause of their separation is unknown but they have shared mutual positivity even after their separation. According to online sources, it is known that they remained companions and associates of one another even after their broken relationship.


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What is Karen’s Net Worth?

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen was often stated as the ‘Trading Goddess’ by her ex-husband due to her expert and profitable decision-making in his organization. This can help with the fact that she must have earned quite a handsome amount of money during her time with Cramer and Company however, her exact net worth is currently unknown. It is estimated that she has managed to amass an estimated net worth from anywhere around $500,000 to anywhere around $1 million.


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