340. John Pritzker
$2.4 billion Self-made Score: # Source: hotels, investments age: 64 residence: san francisco B.S., u. of denver ’77
Pritzker, an heir to his family’s Hyatt hotel fortune, took time off between high school and college to be part of the emerging counterculture in San Francisco, then worked at several Hyatt hotels before going to college to study business and hospitality. He sold his Hyatt shares to family members in 2010 and invested in boutique hotels. In 2016, his firm Commune Hotels & Resorts merged with Destination Hotels of Denver and was renamed Two Roads Hospitality. It manages 95 hotels in 8 countries.