James Matthews net worth: James Spencer Matthews is a British former professional racing driver, hedge fund manager, and heir to the Scottish title of Laird of Glen Affric. As of 2017, Matthews has an estimated net worth of $35 million.
Matthews was born on 21 August 1975, in Britain. Matthews was born to David Matthews and mother Jane Matthews. He also has two brothers Spencer and Michael. Sadly, Michael passed away when he was only 22 years old while climbing Mount Everest. At this age, he was the youngest to have reached the top of the mountain but on his way down had dissappeared. His other brother is more exposed to media as Spencer is an an actor on the scripted reality TV show Made in Chelsea.
James went to the same school as Prince William and Prince Harry and both of them are his great friends as well. He grew up on a luxurious 30 acre estate in Nottinghamshire. Later on, James started to undergo training to become a finance trader at Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, now part of Goldman Sachs. As the years passed, James went on to become a senior equity options trader there.
James Matthews net worth in years
|James Matthews net worth in 2013||$14 million|
|James Matthews net worth in 2014||$20 million|
|James Matthews net worth in 2015||$26 million|
|James Matthews net worth in 2016||$31 million|
|James Matthews net worth in 2017||$35 million|
He is currently the is managing director and heir to the 10,000 acre Glen Affric Estate. It is one of the most prestigious lands in the Scottish Highlands. After his father’s demise being the elder son, he inherited the title of Laird of Glen Affric. His hedge fund duties are of great importance and he keeps his life very personal hardly showing up on media.
Recently, the announcement that he would be engaged with Pippa Middleton who is a socialite and columnist was widely heard of among people across the social networks. Pippa being the younger sister of Kate Middleton is one of the reasons for such gossip. Apart from his work, James enjoys racing and is a competitive racing driver having won the British Formula Renault Championship in 1994 for Manor Motorsport. He followed that up by winning the Euro cup Formula Renault in the same year. He has also been photographed several times sking along with his fiancee.