Michael Burry Net Worth (2022): Height, Age, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 6th, 2022

Michael Burry is an American investor who became a sensation after he predicted and profited from the 2007-2008 housing market crash. He is the founder and president of Scion Capital LLC, a hedge fund that specializes in health care investments.

Michael Burry's Net Worth

As of 2022, Michael Burry's net worth is estimated to be $300 million.

Net Worth$300 million
Given NameMichael James Burry
Famous NameMichael Burry
Source(s) of FameInvestor
Age50
Date of BirthJune 19, 1971
Place of BirthSan Jose, California, United States
Height5'6"
RelationshipsMarried, ,
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Early Life

Michael Burry was born on June 19, 1971, in San Jose, California. His father was a dentist and his mother was a homemaker. He has two older sisters.

When Michael was 2 years old, he lost his left eye to retinoblastoma, a type of cancer that starts in the retina. His eye was removed and he has had a prosthetic eye. He studied at Santa Teresa High School for his secondary education.

After high school, Michael studied economics. After studying economics, he enrolled in pre-medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles to become a doctor. He got his diploma in medicine from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He started residency but he decided not to continue it.

Despite not practicing his profession as a physician, Burry decided to keep his license active with the Medical Board of California.

Career Highlights

After Michael Burry studied medicine, he was employed as a neurology resident, then a pathology resident. He then decided to leave the hospital to do what he wanted to do and that is to start his own hedge fund.

Michael was so wise in choosing his stocks that he draw attention to big companies such as Vanguard, White Mountains Insurance Group, and prominent investors such as Joel Greenblatt.

In November 2000, after he closed his website, Michael opened his own hedge fund which he called Scion Capital. He then immediately earned huge profits for his investors. In 2013, Burry reopened his hedge fund, and he renamed it Scion Asset Management.

Personal Life

Michael Burry is known to be married with children but he didn’t disclose any information about his wife and children.

During his free time, he likes to play the guitar and he is a member of the band “Money for Guns.” He also loves to ride his bike.

Social Media


Michael Burry only has an Instagram account with over 78,000 followers and it is not public.

Burry runs his own website which is “Scion Asset Management.” The website contains all of the information about Scion Capital LLC and how it invests in health care.

Summary

Michael Burry is an American investor who became a sensation after he predicted and profited from the 2007-2008 housing market crash. He is the founder and president of Scion Capital LLC, a hedge fund that specializes in health care investments. As of 2022, Michael Burry’s net worth is $300 million.

Despite not practicing his profession as a physician, Burry decided to keep his license active with the Medical Board of California.