Ken Fisher

Ken Fisher is the American billionaire founder and chairman of Fisher Investments. He is also an investment analyst, financial advisor, and he also enjoys being an author. He is one of the Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans.

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Biography and Early Life

Ken Fisher was born Kenneth Lawrence Fisher on 29 November 1950. He is the third and the youngest of the three sons of the influential stock investor, Philip Arthur Fisher, and his wife, Dorothy Whyte. He has two more elder brothers named Donald Fisher and Arthur Fisher. Ken Fisher had quite a lovely childhood as he grew up in San Mateo, California. Although he did not speak about it, he has spent quiet time with his family. He indeed had learned a lot from his father, considering he was deeply involved in the stock market.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ken Fisher in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ken Fisher’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 November 1950. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171.96 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


He always felt that high school is nothing but a waste of time, so he dropped out to enroll himself in a community college for better studies. He went to study forestry at Humboldt State University, but instead, he opted for economics and graduated in the year 1972. Later in the year 2007, he was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Humboldt University.

Also, he was appointed as the member board of advisors in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ken Fisher got married to Sherrilyn. They have three sons together named Nathan Fisher, Clayton Fisher, and Jesse Fisher.

His son, Nathan Fisher, was appointed as the Senior Executive Vice President of his father’s company ‘Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions Group’.

Is Ken Fisher Gay?

He has been married to Sherrilyn Fisher for many decades now. It is pretty clear that he is not a gay man.

Professional Career

After finishing his graduation, he returned to San Francisco and joined his father’s company, ‘Fisher & Co.’ It was a money management company. He at first joined as an investor, then as a merger and acquisitions consultant, and then lastly, he became a research analyst.

In the year 1979, he decided to start his own company and thus founded ‘Fisher Investments.’ He started this company with only 250 dollars. Since he had minimal capital, he took time, but he finally incorporated the company in 1986. He worked as the CEO till July 2016. Now he is holding the position of Executive Chairman and Co-chief Investment Officer.

The company has seen a large-scale success and has expanded from the U.S. to the U.K. and also in Canada by 2000. It has also opened a subsidiary to work in the European Market in the year 2012.

Fisher Investments currently has 40,000 individual investors and has 175 institutions. The four of its official branches are; ‘Fisher Investments Institutional Group,’ ‘Fisher Investments Private Client Group,’ ‘Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions Group’, ‘Fisher Investments International Group.’

In the years 1984 to 2017, he used to write a column for the ‘Forbes’ magazine called the ‘Portfolio Strategy.’ Fisher was the first person in the history of Forbes who wrote the column in the magazine for so many decades. He also wrote columns for various other newspapers, magazines worldwide. He also wrote in different academic journals.

In the middle of 2007, Fisher had purchased a stake in a German-owned asset management company, which Thomas Gruner owned. Therefore, it was renamed ‘Gruner Fisher Investments.’

‘Super Stocks’ was published in 1984, another book that deals with his work of identifying and testing the price-to-sales ratio (PSR).

In the year 2006, Fisher’s book called ‘The Only Three Questions That Count’ had been published. It claimed that PSR was in everyday use by that time, and it is also not a very useful indicator for undervalued stocks. This book got a spot in the New York Times bestseller list.

His other published works include ‘Ten Roads to Riches’ in 2008, ‘How to smell a rat’ in 2009, ‘Debunkery’ in 2010. His latest book was called ‘Beat the Crowd: How You Can Out- Invest The Herd By Thinking Differently,’ published in 2015.


Fisher’s research work on market forecasting, which was published in 2000 with Mier Statman of ‘Santa Clara University’ won him a Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levi Award.

He has been awarded the Tiburon Strategic Advisors’ ‘CEO Summit Award for Challenging Conventional Wisdom.’

In ‘ThinkAdvisor’s Thirty for Thirty’ lists of 2010, Ken Fisher has placed as one of the 30 most important people in the industry of the past 30 years.

In the “investment adviser magazine” for 2011, he was one of the 25 most important figures in the financial industry.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ken Fisher in 2021

Ken Fisher’s net worth As of 2021, is $6 billion.

In 2012, Ken Fisher and his wife had donated 7.5 million dollars to the Johns Hopkins University to fund the new Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Centre for Environmental Infectious Diseases.

In the year 2006, he gave 3.5 million dollars towards the Kenneth L. Fisher Chair on Redwood Forest Ecology at the Humboldt State.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Ken Fisher is a living example of a person who dreamt of creating his own empire and successfully achieved it despite already belonging to a wealthy family. He is also a precious asset to the financial industry of the U.S.


Facts of Kenneth Lawrence Fisher

  • Gender Male
  • full nameKenneth Lawrence Fisher
  • birthplaceSan Francisco, California, United States
  • Date of Birth November 29, 1950
  • Age 73 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$6 Billion
  • professionFounder and Chairman of Fisher Investments Investment  Analyst Financial Advisor Author
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 171.96 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 185 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolUnknown

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