Michael Novogratz is an ex-fund manager having previously worked for Fortress Investment Group. Novogratz is currently the CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners, a cryptocurrency investment firm. In 2017, Novogratz stated that 20% of his net worth was invested in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Mike Novogratz says he made $250 million from cryptocurrencies from 2016 -2017. In 2006, Mike Novogratz bought Robert De Niro’s $12.25 million duplex in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood. He and his wife have four children and also own a home in Amagansett.
Novogratz is the chairman and founder of Beat the Streets, a non-profit organization which fosters the sport of wrestling in New York’s public schools. He is also the honorary chairman of USA Wrestling Foundation.