Mike Khouw [CNBC] Bio, Age, Married Life, Wife, Education

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 30 Jan, 2020
Mike Khouw [CNBC] Bio, Age, Married Life, Wife, Education

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Date of Birth September 06, 1968 Age 52 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Author
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Holly
Ethnicity N/A Net Worth N/A
Children/Kids 2 Height N/A
Education Tufts University

Mike Khouw is an American author and veteran of the financial services industry. He has co-written a book titled “The Options Edge” along with his long-time colleague Mark W. Guthner—the book is a comprehensive guide to understand the value of options, optionality, volatility, and strategy for both retail and institutional investors.

He currently works as the President and Chief Strategist of Optimize Advisors, Managing Partner of Timeline Partners, LLC, Contributor for CNBC network, and Speaker of Wealth Advisers Forum for The Options Industry Council.

Besides that, he has wide experience of over 20 years as a strategist, portfolio manager, analyst, and proprietary trader of commodities, equities, and equity and index derivatives for both buy-side and sell-side firms.

Married Life: Wife Plus Children

Mike Khouw is a married man—his wife goes by the name Holly. Together, they are parents of two sons: Sam and Tom. Their elder son is 12 years old, and the younger one is ten years old, as of 2020.

Mike Khouw with his wife Holly and sons Sam and Tom on 7 April 2017 (Photo: Mike Khouw's Twitter)

The couple first met in the St. Louis street in 2004 when Mike was on a transcontinental motorcycle trip with his brother. After their first meeting, they liked each other, and the spark of their love was undeniable. 

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As of January 2020, Mike and Holly propel their life with their two sons. 

Bio (Age), Father

Mike Khouw was born on the 6th of September 1968 in the United States of America. His father was an orthodontist.


The veteran of the financial services, Mike Khouw, studied his primary and high school studies from The Well School and Portsmouth Abbey School respectively. Later, he went on to study his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University from 1988 to 1992. At Tufts University, he graduated in the major English with additional coursework in Economics, Finance, and Statistics.


In the past, Mike Khouw had been associated as a principal and managing director at CRT Capital and a partner at Cantor Fitzgerald. He had also worked in the senior trader positions at New York-based Proprietary Trading Firms like Bluefin Trading, LLC, and Gateway Partners. Along with that, he was also an analyst for a research-intensive and fundamental value-based investment company, Ivory Capita, headquartered in Los Angeles.

On top of that, he is a former member of the New York Mercantile Exchange, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Nasdaq/OMX, and NYSE-AMEX.

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Furthermore, Mike, as a business news contributor for CNBC, has regularly been appearing on Fast Money and Options Action—the network is the first national news program that focuses on trading and investing since 2008 in over 1500 shows.