Net Worth: $8.45 Billion
- Source of Wealth Hedge Fund, Citadel LLC
- Birth Place Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.
- Marital Status Married (Anne Dias-Griffin)
- Full Name Kenneth C. Griffin
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth October 15, 1968
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Harvard University
- Children 1
About Ken Griffin
Hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin has an estimated net worth of $8.45 billion as of December 2017, according to Bloomberg. Griffin is known to be the founder and chief executive officer of the investment firm Citadel LLC which is currently based in Chicago. Citadel LLC is still considered as one of the largest hedge funds in the world.
Kenneth Cordele Griffin was born on October 15, 1968 in Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S. He completed his degree in economics from Harvard University. It was in November 1990 when he founded Citadel.
With his $5.6 billion net worth, he debuted into Forbes 400 in 2003 where he became the second youngest millionaire to be included in the list. In 2004, Fortune Magazine named Griffin as the “youngest of the rich hedge fund managers”.
In July 2004, Kenneth Griffin married his current wife Anne Dias-Griffin with whom he has a son. Anne Dias-Griffin is the founder of the hedge fund firm Aragon Global Management which is also based in Chicago.