Gigi Pritzker

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Date of Birth: 1962

Age: 53

Place of birth: Chicago

Citizenship: United States

Film producer from a wealthy family of Pritzker

Jin `Gigi` Pritzker was born in 1962 in Chicago, Illinois (Chicago, Illinois). Her mother - Marien Sidni` `Friend, father - Jay Pritzker. Maternal grandfather - who was born in Prague (Prague) Hugo Freund.

Jay opened the family business in Chicago, the holding company `Marmon Group`, together with his brothers Robert Pritzker (Robert Pritzker) and Donald Pritzker (Donald Pritzker). The brothers were able to build a portfolio of assets of more than 60 diversified industrial corporations. They also established a network of hotels `Hyatt Hotel` in 1957 and owned by the airline `Braniff International Airways` in the period from 1983 to 1988-th.

Pritzker family eventually sold off their assets. In 2006 the company was sold to `Conwood`, specializing in the production of smokeless tobacco, for 3.5 billion dollars of the company `Reynolds American Inc`. In 2007 Pritzker sold a controlling stake in `Marmon Group` conglomerate Warren Buffett (Warren Buffett) `Berkshire Hathaway` for 4.5 billion dollars.

In 2010, the Pritzker family sold a majority stake in the company `TransUnion`, compilers otchetovo credit. The deal was struck with the Chicago-based company `Madison Dearborn Partners`. The amount of the transaction remained undisclosed.

Gigi received a bachelor`s degree in anthropology from Stanford University (Stanford University). Coming courses documentary filmmaker, she co-founded the company `Odd Lot Entertainment`, together with his girlfriend Deborah Del Prete (Deborah Del Prete).

Financial company `Odd Lot Entertainment` from Culver City, CA (Culver City, California), beginning to engage in the production of films. In 2010, `Odd Lot` produced the drama of John Cameron Mitchell (John Cameron Mitchell) `Rabbit Hole` ( `Rabbit Hole`) and Nicole Kidman (starring Nicole Kidman) and Aaron Eckhart (Aaron Eckhart).

In 2011 the company produced the crime drama Gigi Nicolas Winding Refn (Nicolas Winding Refn) `Drayv` (` Drive`) Ryan Gosling (Ryan Gosling) and Carey Mulligan (Carey Mulligan). In November 2013, `Odd Lot Entertainment` released a fantastic action game Endera`` ( `Ender`s Game`), based on the novel by Orson Scott Card (Orson Scott Card). Stars of the movie are Harrison Ford (Harrison Ford), Ben Kingsley (Ben Kingsley) and Asa Butterfield (Asa Butterfield).

The 2014 Pritzker produced the drama `Draft Day` ( `Draft Day`) Kevin Costner (Kevin Costner) and Jennifer Garner (Jennifer Garner). In the same year she became one of the producers of biopic `Pink voda` (` Rosewater`) with Gael Garcia Bernal (Gael Garc & # 237; a Bernal). In 2015-m Gigi had a hand in the organizational and financial control on the production of the comedy `Mordecai` ( `Mortdecai`) and Johnny Depp (Johnny Depp) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Gwyneth Paltrow).

Gigi Pritzker and Deborah Del Prete made by the producers of the new crime comedy Dean Parisot (Dean Parisot) `The Lavender Hill Mob`. Back in 2014, Gigi has announced that it intends to form a new studio with his colleague-producer Robert Symonds (Robert Simonds), an investment firm `TPG Capital` and Chinese company `Hony Capital`.

Pritzker is also involved in the production of theatrical performances, along with his business partner Ted Rawlins (Ted Rawlins), within the framework of their company `Relevant Theatricals`. The company produced the play `Million Dollar Quartet`.

Gigi - president and trustee of the Fund `Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation` and Chicago Children`s Theatre (Chicago Children`s Theatre). She is married to Michael Packer (Michael Pucker), and has three children.

Packer and Pritzker donated outdoor sculpture Chicago Children`s Hospital `Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children`s Hospital` called` Healing Waters`. Unusual hanging work is a blue-green steel beds waveform and symbolizes `` moving water. She reminds kinetic art created by Alexander Calder (Alexander Calder).

Packer said: `Our family is glad to get acquainted with Mark, and we enjoy his sculptures for several years. We believe the product Brand inspiring and playful. We felt that this job is perfect for this place `.

As of the 2014 th, Pritzker took 249 place in the ranking of Forbes `400`. According to 2015 of the magazine `Forbes`, she stands on 737 place in the list of the richest people in the world and 259 in the list of the United States the most affluent residents.

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