How much is James Matthews worth?
|Net Worth:||$3.1 Billion|
|Profession:||Professional Investment Advisor|
|Date of Birth:||August 21, 1975|
Who Is James Matthews
British billionaire James Matthews made headlines in 2016 when he got engaged to the sister of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton. But his high-profile relationship isn’t the only interesting thing about him. This man is also a skilled entrepreneur who has made an incredible fortune and currently runs investment advisory firm, Eden Rock Capital.
As of 2020, James Matthews has an estimated net worth of about £2.5 billion pounds ($3.1 billion dollars).
How did James become a billionaire?
James comes from a highly respected English family and he studied at the prestigious Eton College. Some of England’s most well connected businessmen and politicians have a college degree from Eton. There’s no doubt about that… both Matthews and Middletons are part of English high society. Matthews owns a private jet Pilatus PC-12 that costs around £3 million ($4 million).
Matthews and Middleton started dating in 2012 but broke up after brief romance. However, they reunited in 2015 and stayed together ever since. He proposed to her parents in the old fashioned way in the summer of 2016. The engagement ring allegedly cost him £250,000. One of his brothers is a reality television star, Spencer Matthews. And his other brother, Michael disappeared trying to become the youngest Brit to climb Mount Everest.
Eden Rock Capital Management is an advisory company that helps affluent people manage their wealth an invest it properly. It has headquarters in London, United Kingdom and focuses on various lending strategies, fixed annuities, variable annuities, alternative investing strategies and also distressed debt. Eden Rock has many large clients, including pension funds and high net worth individuals. It employs several dozens of people.