Entrepreneurs Born in Illinois

1
Walt Disney (1901-1966)
2
Hugh Hefner (1926-2017)
3
Jeremy Lewis, 29
4
Ray Kroc (1902-1984)
5
Dan Hill, 25
6
Lori Greiner, 51
7
Bobbi Brown, 63
8
Roy O Disney (1893-1971)
9
JB Pritzker, 56
10
Lyrical, 44
11
Martin Cooper, 92
12
CW Post (1854-1914)
13
Carter Reum, 40
14
Nikki Burnett, 35
15
Ty Warner, 76
16
David A. Siegel, 85
17
Mellody Hobson, 51
18
Tony Hsieh (1973-2020)
19
EW Scripps (1854-1926)
20
John W. Henry, 71
21
John Francis Mitchell (1928-2009)
22
Robert Orville Anderson (1917-2007)
23
Kent Emmons, 55
24
Farrah Gray, 36
25
Penny Pritzker, 61
26
L Hamilton McCormick (1859-1934)
27
Jonathan D. Gray, 51
28
Lou Adler, 87
29
Elliott Handler (1916-2011)
30
Wayne Huizenga (1937-2018)
31
Charles Williams Nash (1864-1948)
32
Christie Hefner, 68
33
Andrew Koski, 31
34
Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932)
35
William Cornelius Van Horne (1843-1915)
36
Ted Nelson, 83
37
J Frank Duryea (1869-1967)
38
Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955)
39
William S. Paley (1901-1990)
40
Peter Morton, 73
41
Henry Ringling North (1909-1993)
42
Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887-1973)
43
Nico Santucci, 53
44
Sam Altman, 35
45
Ray Ozzie, 65
46
Michael Berland, 52
47
John Stagliano, 69
48
Edward O. Thorp, 88