The Forbes Richest 400 list showed the richest Americans in the world as it was released, and one name on that list was Jennifer Pritzker. As WebProNews reveled on Sept. 16, 2013, Pritzker can not only revel in the fact that she is rich, but that she is also the first transgender billionaire.
On the list of the Forbes Richest 400, there are only 48 women in total, but Pritzker made the cut.
Jennifer Pritzker has an estimated worth of close to $1.7 billion, and she's also a retired Army lieutenant colonel. She served 11 years in active duty, and that was followed by a whopping 16 years in the United States National Guard.
Born James Pritzker, he released a statement back on Aug. 16, 2013,that he was going to undergo a legal name change to Jennifer Natalya Pritzker. The name change is so that Jennifer Pritzker could reflect the beliefs of her own true identity that she used to keep private, but now wanted to share with everyone.
Jennifer Pritzker is one of 11 billionaire members of her extended family that actually appears on Forbes Richest 400 list. Her father was also in the same company as he was the one that started the Marmon Group before passing away.
Jennifer Pritzker is a well-known philanthropist, is the founder of the Tawani Foundation, and runs the Pritzker Military Library in her hometown of Chicago, Illinois.