Notable for founding and heading the investment firm the Pritzker Group, this member of the affluent Pritzker family was ranked number 166 on Forbes' 2013 list of wealthiest Americans.
After earning his bachelor's degree in political science from Duke University, he completed his J.D. at Northwestern University's law school.
His significant philanthropic efforts, which include the creation of the Pritzker Family Foundation, focus on helping young children from poverty-stricken backgrounds.
The son of Sue Sandel Pritzker and entrepreneur Donald Pritzker, he was raised in the Jewish faith. His marriage to Mary Kathryn Muenster resulted in two children.
He co-chaired Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign.