The 15th of October, 1968 found Ken Griffin being brought into the world in Daytona Beach, Florida.
American hedge fund manager and self-made billionaire Ken Griffin is a member of the Griffin family. Citadel was established by Griffin in 1990, and he currently serves as the company’s chief executive officer and founder.
The electronic trading operation that Ken runs at Citadel Securities, he has been the object of criticism and even downright hatred from a number of investors who operate on a smaller scale.
He shelled out a total of $500 million to purchase two works of art: one was a Jackson Pollack painting, and the other was a Willem de Kooning artwork.
The University of Chicago, the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital, The Field Museum of Natural History, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art.
His own personal properties, Ken spent a total of $750 million between the years 2013 and 2019. These acquisitions include a mansion in Hawaii for $17 million.
American businessman Ken Griffin has amassed a net worth of $28 billion USD during the course of his career.