Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci is a financier who had a short stint in the White House as the Director of Communications for 11 days during Donald Trump’s administration. He is the managing partner of SkyBridge Capital and has over 20 years experience in financial markets. As of 2023, Anthony Scaramucci has a net worth of $200 million.
Anthony was born in Long Island, New York on January 6, 1964. His parents, Marie and Alexander Scaramucci, are of Italian-American descent and he grew up with two siblings, David and Susan.
The New Yorker spent most of his childhood in Port Washington, where he attended Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School. Before graduating in 1982, he served as the school’s student council president.
Scaramucci studied economics at Tuft University. After getting a bachelor’s degree, he worked on his Doctor of Law at Harvard Law School. Although he got a law degree, he never practiced law.
In 1989, Scaramucci was hired by investment banking giant Goldman Sachs. The following year, he was fired but got rehired two months later. He was promoted to Vice President of the firm’s private wealth management department.
He left Goldman Sachs in 1996 to co-found Oscar Capital Management and the company was acquired by Neuberger Berman LLC in 2001. Four years later, he founded SkyBridge Capital, a global investment firm.
In 2014, SkyBridge got the rights to the PBS financial news programs Wall Street Week, and Anthony was chosen to be the show’s new host. The same year, he became a contributor to the Fox Business Network along with the likes of Charles Payne.
Anthony’s first political pursuit was in 2008, when he raised money for Obama’s presidential campaign. In 2016, he returned to join Donald Trump’s campaign.
In 2017, he was named the senior Vice President of the US Export-Import Bank. Later that year, he was chosen by Trump to be the White House Communications Director. However, after 11 days, the President removed Anthony Scaramucci from his duties, stating that he was not disciplined enough.
Net Worth and Earnings
As a renowned investment banker, Anthony has invested a lot of money into various companies throughout his career. His most notable was a 4% stake in the baseball team the New York Mets. In 2020, Steve Cohen bought the sports club for $2.4 billion.
He is also a big believer in crypto assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Algorand. With the recent crypto volatility, many of his clients have become worried about a big crash as the wider economy is slowing down. However, he has doubled down on Bitcoin during uncertain times.
Despite the negativity, Scaramucci still believes Bitcoin will reach $100,000 in the future. Although Anthony Scaramucci’s entire portfolio hasn’t been revealed, it’s a massive part of his $200 million fortune.
In 1988, Anthony got married to Lisa Miranda, but they split up after 23 years. In 2014, he got married for a second time to Deidre Ball and they have two kids together. Ball filed for divorce when she was pregnant with their second child in 2017. Fortunately, they reconciled later that year.