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(American attorney)

Relationship Facts of Joseph Bankman

Joseph Bankman is married to Barbara Fried {Compare Couple}.
He does not have any kids as of now.
Joseph Bankman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who Is The Wife Of Lawyer, Joseph Bankman?

Reflecting on his personal life, Joseph Bankman is a married man. He has been living a happy married life with his wife, Barbara Fried, for a long time.

Together, they share two sons named, Sam Bankman-Fried and Gabriel Bankman-Fried.

Sam Bankman-Fried is an American investor, entrepreneur, and the former chief executive officer (CEO) of the bankrupt crypto exchange, FTX.

On the other hand, Gabriel is a former Wall Street trader.

Who Is Joseph Bankman?

Joseph Bankman aka Alan Joseph Bankman is an American attorney. Currently, he is serving as the Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School.

Also, he is a licensed psychologist.

Joseph is also famously known for being the father, of Sam Bankman-Fried aka Samuel Benjamin Bankman-Fried. He is an American entrepreneur, investor, and the former chief executive officer (CEO) of the bankrupt crypto exchange, FTX.

On 12 December 2022, he was arrested in the Bahamas, as he was charged with multiple crimes such as laundering and wire fraud.

Joseph Bankman- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

The American lawyer, Joseph was born in 1955 in the United States of America. As of 2022, he is 67 years old and holds American nationality.

Similarly, his ethnicity is Caucasian.

Detailed info on his parents, and siblings are not available at the moment.


In 1977, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Being a student at Palo Alto University, he received a doctorate in clinical psychology.

Joseph Bankman- Professional Life, Careers

Joseph is the author of a book titled, Federal Income Taxation, and he is also regarded as a leading scholar in the discipline of tax law.

He served as a counselor for first-year law students, at UCSC, and was the host of a podcast named, WellnessCast for Stanford Law School. The podcast discussed the topic of wellness and mental health within the legal profession.

Following that, he founded a proposal for a California-based program titled, ReadyReturn, along with his colleagues in 2004. However, the proposal was not passed.

Afterward, he began to serve as an advocate for the simplification of the U.S. tax filing system and the adoption of return-free filing.

Along with fellow professor, Pamela Karlen, he co-hosted the Standford Legal Podcast.

Joseph Bankman- Net worth, Salary

As of January 2023, Joseph has an estimated net worth of around  $ 5 million.

On the other hand, Prior to FTX’S collapse, According to Forbes 400, his son, Sam Bankman-Fried was the 41st richest American and by the World’s Billionaires, he was the 60th richest person in the world.

As of October 2022, Sam had an estimated net worth of around $10.5 billion.

 Is Joseph Bankman’s Son, Sam Bankman-Fried Gulity?

A rumor revealing that FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been arrested is circulating on social media since November 2022.

On December 2022, he flew to New York by plane from the Bahamas to face fraud charges. According to the US Authority, the FTX found, Sam Bankman-Fried was extradited on suspicion of committing, the biggest financial fraud in US history.

There were rumors about a potential agreement between SBF and law enforcement agencies in December 2022.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The 67-year-old lawyer, Joseph stands at an average height and weight according to his age. Adding up more, he has a fair complexion, along with a pair of black eyes and white hair.

Being old, he has been able to maintain a charismatic and smiley personality.

 Social Media

The Stanford Law School’s professor, Joseph does not own any social media handles. He is absent on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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