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Forbes’ list of 400 richest Americans includes 15 from Illinois

 
Forbes’ list of 400 richest Americans includes 15 from Illinois
Posted Tuesday, September 17th 2013 @ 2pm

Forbes magazine published the 2013 list of the richest Americans with 400 names. The members of the list where chosen by their investments in companies, real state, art, yachts, and planes. 

The following 15 people from Illinois made the list:

1. Ken Griffin – No. 108 – 44 years old – Chicago – Hedge Funds - $4.4B
2. Sam Zell – No. 110 – 71 years old – Chicago – Real State - $4B
3. J. Christopher Reyes - No. 134 - 59 years old - Lake Forest - Reyes Holdings - $3.5B
4. M. Jude Reyes – No. 134 – 58 years old – Kenilworth – Reyes Holdings - $3.5B
5. Jay Robert Pritzker – No. 166 – 48 years old – Chicago – Hotels and Investments - $3B
6. Thomas Pritzker – No. 201 – 62 years old – Chicago – Hotels and Investments - $2.7B
7. Ty Warners – No. 209 – 69 years old – Oak Brook – Beanie Babies - $2.6B
8. Neil Bluhm – No. 222 – 75 years old – Chicago – Real State - $2.5B
9. Penny Pritzker – No. 252 – 54 years old – Chicago – Hotels and Investments - $2.2B
10. Joseph Mansueto – No. 260 – 57 years old – Chicago – Morningstar - $2.1B
11. Jean “Gigi” Pritzker – No. 260 – 51 years old – Chicago – Hotels and Investments - $2.1B
12. Eric Lefkofsky – No. 325 – 44 years old – Groupon - $1.75B
13. Jennifer Pritzker – No. 327 – 62 years old – Chicago – Hotels and Investments - $1.7B
14. Nicholas Pritzker – No. 382 – 69 years old – Chicago – Hotels and Investments - $1.35B
15. Patrick Ryan – No. 371 – 76 years old – Winnetka – Insurance - $1.4B

Photo of Penny Pritzker – Getty Images

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