Eric Ross Weinstein is an American businessman, who since 2015 has been the managing director of Thiel Capital, an investment firm owned by Peter Thiel. In 1992 Weinstein received his Ph.D. in mathematical physics from Harvard University. With all his success, what is the Net Worth of Eric Weinstein?
Eric Weinstein has an estimated Net Worth of $10 million. He famously coined the term “Intellectual Dark Web” as a way to describe a number of academics and podcast hosts.
In June 2019, Weinstein launched his own podcast called The Portal. He is extremely active on social media with more than 500,000 Twitter followers, a prolific LinkedIn account and his Youtube channel boasts more than 260,000 Subscribers.
Weinstein and IQ
Weinstein refuses to discuss his IQ and has stated on several occasions that he doesn’t value the scores. On a Joe Rogan Podcast he said:
Eric: “Do I think IQ equals smartness? No I don’t think IQ equals smartness”.
Joe: “Yes, but I’ve never met someone with a high IQ that I’ve deemed to be intellectually inferior”
Eric: “Of course, but I’ve met people with a lower IQ that just blow me away”.
Eric Weinstein is married to Pia Malaney, who is the Co-Founder and Director of The Center for Innovation, Growth and Society and a Senior Economist at the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Eric’s brother, Bret Weinstein, born on February 21st 1969, is an American podcaster and author. Bret worked as a professor of biology at Evergreen State College until 2017, and is married to evolutionary biologist Heather Heying.
Along with his brother, Bret is one of the people that are collectively to as the intellectual dark web.
Bret and Heather co-authored the 2021 book “A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life“
Bret Weinstein has more than 500,000 Twitter followers
Eric Weinstein and Bret Weinstein are not related to disgraced film producer and convicted sex offender Harvey Weinstein. Bret tweeted on October 10 2017 “Yes, I should add that the Miramax Weinsteins are no relation. Different pronunciation, even.”
Learn more about the Dark Web in the 2019 Leonard Payne book entitled ‘A Glitch in the Matrix: Jordan Peterson and the Intellectual Dark Web‘