Pritzker family

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The Pritzker family is one of the wealthiest families in the United States, being near the top of Forbes magazine’s “America’s Richest Families” list since the magazine began it in 1982.

The family is most famous for owning the Hyatt hotel chain, and the Marmon Group, conglomerate of manufacturing and industrial service companies which has since been sold to Berkshire Hathaway.[1] Other holdings have included the Superior Bank of Chicago, the TransUnion credit bureau and the Royal Caribbean cruise line.

The Pritzker family and its members are of Jewish descent.[2]


Family fortune[edit]

Members of the Pritzker family on the Forbes 400 list of “The 400 Richest Americans 2015”:[6]

Rank Name Net Worth
557 Anthony Pritzker $3.1 billion
512 J.B. Pritzker $3.4 billion
847 John Pritzker $2.2 billion
551 Thomas Pritzker $3.1 billion
737 Penny Pritzker $2.5 billion
847 Daniel Pritzker $2.2 billion
1054 Jennifer N. Pritzker $1.78 billion
737 Jean (Gigi) Pritzker $2.5 billion
381 Karen Pritzker $4.3 billion
1054 Linda Pritzker $1.85 billion
1250 Nicholas J. Pritzker $1.48 billion
Total $29 billion



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