Cathie Wood is an exceptional entrepreneur, business leader, creator, masterminded investor, and Chief Investment Officer of “Ark Investment Management”. Cathie Wood husband; Robert Wood is no longer in this world. They got separated in 1986 and Robert died in 2018.
Her firm became one of the top 10 issuers of exchange-traded funds in 2021 making her the most influential investor in America. Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief, Matthew A. Winkler has termed Cathie the best stock picker. She was also selected for the Inaugural 2021 Forbes 50 over 50 in 2022.
She has a number of fans. People who are interested in stocks and finance, consistently follow her for picking the right stocks and making sane financial decisions. She has definitely inspired numerous people to earn a prosperous living. Being a wonderful student, she has used her expertise to predict the stock markets like a magician!
Cathie Wood Husband & Children
Cathie Wood’s ex-husband, Robert Wood died when he was 67 years old. He was fighting against cancer but lost his battle in 2018. The couple had 3 children together; Caitlin, Caroline, and Robert. She likes to keep her personal life quite private. However, she has alone nourished her children.
Cathie Wood aka Catherine Duddy Wood was born in Los Angeles, California on the 26th of November 1955. Her parents are Irish immigrants. Her father served in Ireland’s army and also served as a Radar System Engineer in the US Air Force. She completed her graduation from Notre Dame Academy, an all-girls Catholic school located in West Los Angeles.
She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in finance and economics from the University of Southern California in 1981. Arthur Laffer who used to teach Cathie at the university became his mentor afterward. She was an excellent student throughout her educational career.
Cathie Duddy Wood
26th November 1955
Los Angeles, California, the United States of America
CEO, Investor, Economist
Cathie Woods started her career as an Assistant Economist, working at the Capital Group. She worked there for 3 years and then moved to New York City to offer her services to Jennison Associates. She gave 18 precious years of her life to that firm. However, in 1988, she collaborated with Lulu C. Wang to co-found Tupelo Capital Management.
Then, after 2 years, she got associated with Alliance Bernstein for another good 12 years. She has been criticized for poor performance during financial crises. However, soon she regained her reputation and was called “the best stock-picker” in 2020. She’s known to take bold decisions in terms of choosing stocks.
Cathie is extremely fond of Elon Musk’s Tesla and has always encouraged innovative technologies. Apart from Tesla, she has also invested in Zoom, Teladoc, Palantir, and many others. She constantly predicts the price of various stocks correctly. Moreover, she has also predicted that bitcoin could reach $500,000 soon. Well … she may want to take that one back!
Working for more than 40 years, Cathie has established herself as a strong businesswoman, earning millions of dollars. Cathie Wood husband hasn’t been a part of her massive success.
As of 2022, her net worth is estimated to be around $250 million. She’s one of the wealthiest women and fund managers in the whole world. In fact, she was already a millionaire when she joined Alliance Bernstein. It’s said that she used to earn 7 figures per month at that time. She has also featured in Forbes’ 2021 list of “America’s Self-Made Women”. She never revealed her annual earnings.
During the Pandemic, Cathie Wood’s portfolio touched the skies as she went for innovative and disruptive technologies that most people were using at that time. However, in 2021, her stocks plunged. Nonetheless, it’s said that her portfolio will again see a rise in the long run.
Height & Weight | Physical Appearance, Age
Cathie Wood is a 66 years old woman, having achieved multiple milestones in her full-fledged finance career. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches. Her weight is 55 kilograms. Although from her looks, she doesn’t feel like a 66 years old woman. In fact, she looks pretty young, all thanks to her good health and slim figure. Her eyes are dark brown while her hair is blonde.
She’s a pure vegetarian and considers vegan food to provide all the necessary minerals and vitamins. She has definitely maintained a thorough lifestyle to make sure that she’s healthy and wisely dealing with the challenging demands of businesses and investing.
Cathie Wood is quite an active person when it comes to social media. On almost every social media platform, she has an active account. Especially on Instagram, she regularly posts pictures and highlights to keep her fanbase updated. On Instagram, she has 205K followers. Mostly, she’s followed by investing enthusiasts who are looking for some sort of financial advice.
On Twitter, she has 1.4 million followers. Ark Invest also has a YouTube channel. The subscriber count is steadily increasing each day. The channel has more than 500K subscribers. Her fans look forward to her posts on social media platforms in order to get insights into where she’s investing and what she’s doing.
Where Does She Live? | Her Lifestyle
Cathie Wood is currently living in Wilton, Connecticut. Being an ace investor, she’s fond of maintaining a luxurious lifestyle. Apart from that, she has been seen driving an assortment of Tesla cars.
Cathie Wood Husband: Wrapping Up
Cathie Wood husband played absolutely no part in her career. She is definitely a self-made woman and a star investor in America. Having a degree in finance, she understood her objectives pretty early in her life. Hence, she managed to break records that no one could ever think of. Her firm Ark Invest is growing day by day. In the coming years, Cathie will be more focused on the firm’s innovation-based portfolio.