Sam Dogen Net Worth, How Rich Is The Financial Samurai's Founder?

Sam Dogen is a financial expert.
Sam Dogen is a financial expert.( Source : cnbc )

Sam Dogen is the founder of Financial Samurai, one of the largest independent personal finance websites.

He is known for retiring in 2012 at just 34 and living on his passive income since then. Dogen and his website have been featured in several media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The LA Times, The Chicago Tribune, Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, MarketWatch, and CNBC.

Quick Info About Sam Dogen

Full NameSam Dogen
OccupationFinancial blogger, Retiree
StudyUniversity of California, Berkeley (MBA), William & Mary (BA)

Sam Dogen's Net Worth In 2022

Sam Dogen, a financial blogger, has an estimated net worth of $4 million. 

The primary source of Dogen's income is his financial website, His website has roughly 1.2 million organic page viewers monthly, making it one of the top finance websites in the world. 

Sam Dogen's website, Financial Samurai at a glance.
Sam Dogen's website, Financial Samurai at a glance. ( Source : financialsamurai )

Financial Advisor helps the readers with different matters in the ever-evolving world of finance. According to Sam, it helps people achieve financial independence sooner rather than later.

He retired at the early age of 34 with a net worth of $3 million. Following his retirement, Dogen earns from passive income streams such as dividend-paying stocks, interest from savings, municipal bonds, and rental income. 

Dogen has a Wealth Management service on Financial Samurai, which helps users reduce financial stress and has functions such as net worth overview, and cash flow tracking, which allows them to balance risk and lower fees. In addition, he has at least three articles a week for his website for twelve years straight.

Sam Dogen Early Life And Career

Sam Dogen's parents were in the US Foreign Service and were stationed worldwide when he was growing up. So, he spent his childhood in the Philippines, Zambia, Japan, Taiwan, and Malaysia for 13 years, after which his parents permanently moved to the United States, and he did his high school studies in the States.

After completing high school, Dogen studied at William & Mary at Williamsburg, Virginia, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1999. Then he joined the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a Master's degree in Business Administration in Finance in 2006.

Sam Dogen is the writer of Buy This, Not That.
Sam Dogen is the writer of Buy This, Not That. ( Source : podcast )

Dogen is a specialist in international equities. Soon after graduation, he started his career as a financial advisor at Goldman Sachs and worked there for two years. 

Dogen then joined Credit Suisse and was the executive director at the financial service firm. He worked there for eleven years before deciding to retire early in 2014 at the age of 34.

The financial expert is married and has two kids, a son born in 2017 and a daughter born in 2019. The family of four currently resides in San Francisco, California. As of 2022, he is entirely focused on his family and his hugely popular website.

Interesting Facts About Sam Dogen

  • Sam Dogen retired at 34 with a net worth of $3 million.
  • Since then, Sam has been earning passive income from stocks and bonds.
  • Sam is the founder of Financial Samurai, a financial advising website.
  • Sam graduated with an MBA in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Sam is married and has two kids.
  • Before his retirement, Dogen was the Executive Director at Credit Suisse for 11 years.
  • He was also a financial advisor of international equities at Goldman Sachs.
  • Sam and Financial Samuari has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The LA Times, The Chicago Tribune, Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, MarketWatch, and CNBC.
  • Sam is an avid traveler. He has visited over 60 countries as of 2022. 
  • Sam Dogen has written the international bestseller book, Buy This, Not That.
  • Sam Dogen is on Twitter as @financialsamura and has 39K followers.

Some FAQs

What is Sam Dogen's net worth?

Sam Dogen's net worth is estimated to be around $4 million as of 2022.

Is Sam Dogen married?

Yes, Sam Dogen is married and has two children.

Is Sam Dogen the founder of Financial Samurai?

Yes, Sam Dogen founded Financial Samurai in 2009.

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