Net Worth: $1.85 Billion
- Source of Wealth Hyatt Hotels, Marmon Industrial Conglomerate
- Birth Place Oberlin, Ohio
- Marital Status Divorced
- Full Name Linda Pritzker
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1953
- Ethnicity Jewish
- Occupation Businesswoman
- Children 3
About Linda Pritzker
American billionaire and heiress Linda Pritzker has an estimated net worth of $1.85 billion as of December 2014 according to Forbes. She is known to be a member of the prominent Pritzker family who owned the world-renowned Hyatt Hotels, where most of her net worth is derived.
Her grandfather, A.N. Pritzker, together with his sons Donald, Robert and Jay, founded Hyatt Hotels and Marmon Holdings which is an industrial conglomerate that is based in Chicago. In 2007, the family decided to sell their control of Marmon Holdings to Berkshire Hathaway, which was owned by Warren Buffett, for a reported amount of $4.7 billion.
Linda Pritzker was born in 1953 in Chicago, Illinois. She was born to Audrey Gilbert and Robert Pritzker, an American businessman. She has a brother named James Pritzker, who founded the Pritzker Military Library, and sister named Karen Pritzker Vlock, who is also a billionaire. She has two other siblings named Matthew and Liesel from his father’s second marriage. Currently divorced, Linda Pritzker is a mother of three.
Today, she is also recognized as a Jewish-American Tibetan Buddist lama. She is also known to be one of the founders of the Namchak Foundation and Namchak Retreat Ranch which is based in Missoula Montana. She authored the book titled “The Princess Who Wept Pearls: The Feminine Journey in Fairy Tales“.