Bruce Rauner

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Birthday
18, 1957
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Governor-elect of Illinois who is also the Chairman of R8 Capital Partners. He was an advisor to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Before Fame

He served as the Chairman of GTCR, a private equity firm, for more than 30 years.

Trivia

In 2008, he was nominated at Philanthropist of the Year by the Chicago Association of Fundraising Professionals. In 2011, he and his wife were nominated for the Golden Apple Foundation's Community Service Award.

Family Life

He has five children between two wives: three with Diana Mendley and two with Beth Wessel who he separated from in 1990.

Associated With

He defeated incumbent Governor Pat Quinn in the 2014 gubernatorial election.