Dumb Money: How much did Keith Gill make and where is he now?

Explore the financial journey of Keith Gill from Dumb Money! Learn how much he made from the GameShop surge and discover where he is now below!
Pete Davidson and Paul Dano star in DUMB MONEY.
Pete Davidson and Paul Dano star in DUMB MONEY. /

Following the release of Dumb Money on January 21, 2024, on Netflix, audiences were not only entertained by the David vs. Goliath tale of everyday folks turning GameStop into a financial juggernaut, but they also found themselves captivated by the real-life mastermind behind the chaos -- Keith Gill, played by the talented Paul Dano in the movie.

But who exactly is Keith Gill? Well, born on June 8, 1986, Keith is not just a former financial analyst and YouTuber but a charismatic force that played a crucial role in the historic GameStop stock surge of January 2021. The movie, as per IMDb's official synopsis, reads:

"David vs. Goliath tale about everyday people who flipped the script on Wall Street and got rich by turning GameStop (the video game store) into the world's hottest company."


Curious about what Keith Gill is up to in 2024? Eager to know just how much he raked in during the GameStop surge and what his current net worth looks like? Well, you're in the right place! Join us as we uncover how much money Keith Gill has in the bank and more below!

How much money did Keith Gill make during the GameStop surge?

Not surprisingly, Keith Gill cashed in big time during the GameStop frenzy. As per Investopedia, at the peak of the chaos, his investment was strutting around at a dazzling $48 million! Now, in 2024, whether he's still riding the GameStop wave or spreading his financial wings to new horizons remains a bit of a mystery.

What's Keith Gill's net worth?

Ah, the million-dollar (or in Keith's case, muliti-million) question. According to the grand finale of Dumb Money, Keith Gill's net worth is a whopping $34 million. Yet, whispers from other sources suggest it might be a cool $30 million. The numbers are dazzling, but, alas, no official confirmation has dropped from the financial heavens. Either way, it's safe to say he's sitting pretty on a GameStop goldmine.

What's Keith Gill doing in 2024?

As of 2024, Keith Gill is no longer a registered financial broker and has not been active on social media since 2021. It's unclear what he is currently doing in 2024, as he has withdrawn from the public eye and maintained a level of secrecy around his personal life, making it challenging for the public to access additional details about his current activities.

What caused the 2021 GameStop surge?

The January 2021 GameStop surge was caused by a short squeeze, where the stock's price rose dramatically due to a rush to buy shares to cover short positions.

The short squeeze was initiated by users of the subreddit r/wallstreetbets, leading to major financial consequences for certain hedge funds and large losses for short sellers.

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