Nicholas J. Pritzker

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Nicholas J. Pritzker
Nationality American
Occupation Businessman
Children 4
Parents Jack Nicholas Pritzker
Rhoda Pritzker
Relatives Abram Nicholas Pritzker (uncle)

Nicholas J. Pritzker is an American heir, businessman and philanthropist.


Early life[edit]

He is a member of the Pritzker family. His father was Jack Nicholas Pritzker (1904–79) and his mother, Rhoda (Goldberg) Pritzker (1914–2007). His uncle is Abram Nicholas Pritzker, an American businessman who founded the Hyatt hotel chain. He graduated from Lake Forest College with a Bachelor of Arts & Science degree. He also has a bachelor's degree from Reed College, class of 1967. He later graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Chicago.[verification needed]


He serves as the Chairman of the board and CEO of the Hyatt Development Corporation.[1][2]

He has invested an unspecified amount into electric car company Tesla Motors through his investment partnership Tao LLC.[verification needed]

Personal life[edit]

His current net worth is approximately $1.4 billion.[3] He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois and in Marin County in California. His wife, Susan Pritzker is on the board of the magazine Mother Jones. He is Jewish. His oldest son, Joseph Benjamin ("Jobey"), is in the music business; daughter Regan is a married mom; and younger sons are Jacob and Isaac.


  1. ^ The Business week, Issues 3747-3755 - Page 96
  2. ^ Guide to Private Fortunes, 1993 Margaret Maggard - 1992 - Page 437
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