Eric Weinstein Net Worth and Biography

Eric Weinstein is an American economist and mathematician, known for his position as a principal at Natron Group, a hedge fund based in New York. Besides, he is a researcher at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University and the proud owner of a Ph.D. in mathematical physics from Harvard University. He gained his popularity after introducing and describing the term ‘intellectual dark web’ – a group of important heterodox intellectuals.

We estimate his total net worth at 100 million dollars.

Net Worth: $100 million
Birth Date:
October 1965
Los Angeles, USA
Mathematician, managing director of Thiel Capital
Last Updated:
September 2019
Eric Weinstein net worth

What is Eric Weinstein’s net worth?

We believe Eric Weinstein has a net worth of low 9 figures. Our estimations tells us his total net worth is $100 million

Other online sources estimate his net worth between $100,000 and $1 million. This would be extremely low for the things he is involved in. Below we explain why Eric Weinstein’s net worth is a lot higher.

First of all, he is the managing director of Thiel Capital. This is an investment business founded by Peter Thiel, a popular American capitalist, and entrepreneur. Thiel was nominated as no. 328 on Forbes 400, back in 2018 with a net worth of $2.5 billion. So, we can safely assume that Eric Weinstein’s income is even higher than our estimations.

Besides his primary income source, it is believed that Weinstein owns several cars and properties. Yet, that type of information was not disclosed publicly. He has a YouTube channel with more than 76,000 subscribers as well.

Eric Weinstein Biography

Eric Weinstein was born in 1965 in Los Angeles, California. His appreciation for the mathematical field were observed from an early age. He joined Harvard University and received a BS, MS and a Ph.D. degree in both Physics and Mathematics.

He also was awarded the Lady Davis Fellowship at the Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Later, he received another scholarship for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in mathematics.
Eric Weinstein is the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grantee in the National Bureau of Economic Research and Harvard Economics Department. The discovery of the term ‘intellectual dark web’ was done by both Weinstein and his brother, a famous biologist in the scientific world, Bret Weinstein.

Eric Weinstein is currently married to Pia Malaney. She is an economist from San Francisco, California. They both have a son, Zev Weinstein, who became popular in 2017 after starting an interesting YouTube channel named ‘Generation Z’.

He is known today for his several paper and speeches about a multitude of topics, like risk-taking behaviour in scientific disciplines, the management of financial risk or the gauge theory.