Pritzker family: History, Wealth, Members, Net worth & more

Pritzker family is one of the wealthiest families in the United States of America. The family has remained among Forbes’s top 10 richest families in the United States since the magazine started ranking the richest families in 1982.

Origin:Ukraine
Ancestry:Jewish
Known for:Entrepreneurship, philanthropy
Most notable family members:Anthony Pritzker, J. B. Pritzker, John Pritzker, Thomas Pritzker, Penny Pritzker, Daniel Pritzker
Net worth:$32.5 Billion

Pritzker family history

The Pritzker family in the United States can be traced back to Nicholas Pritzker, a Jewish Immigrant from Kyiv, Ukraine. He was born in 1871 and died in 1957. He descended from Jacob Pritzker.

Pritzker family Business and Wealth

Abram Nicholas Pritzker started building the family fortune alongside his brother, Jack Nicholas Pritzker. They both worked at the father’s law firm. But would later resign and start venturing into investing in real estate in the Chicago area.

Similarly, they invested in small companies. With time their fortune began to grow and they became really successful. By the 1980s, the family owned hundreds of companies. Some of the companies include:

  • Hyatt Corporation
  • Marmon Group
  • Ticketmaster
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Wells Lamont
  • And more

They had major business interests in real estate, construction, transportation, and water treatment.

Pritzker Family Net Worth

The Pritzker family is approximately $32.5 Billion. That is as of 2020 according to Forbes. The family has consistently remained among the richest families in the United States of America for decades.

Pritzker family

The Pritzker family is a Jewish family that migrated from Kyiv, Ukraine to Chicago.

Pritzker family Feud

While the Pritzker family has been very successful and wealthy, they have been historically involved in family feuds.

In 1999, the family split the main family business into 11 pieces, each valued at $1.4 billion. Liesel Pritzker Simmons sued her father and the family in 2002.

Richest Pritzker family members

RankNameNet Worth
1Anthony Pritzker$3.1 billion
2J. B. Pritzker$3.4 billion
3John Pritzker$2.6 billion
4Thomas Pritzker$3.1 billion
5Penny Pritzker$2.5 billion
6Daniel Pritzker$2.2 billion
7Jennifer Pritzker¬†(born James)$1.78 billion
8Jean (Gigi) Pritzker$2.5 billion
9Karen Pritzker$4.3 billion
10Linda Pritzker$1.85 billion
11Nicholas J. Pritzker$1.48 billion

The ranking is based on 2015’s Forbes billionaire listing

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