Tom Ricketts is a successful American businessman whose wealth has been increasing over the years. He is the chairman of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, and the chairman and co-founder of Incapital corporation. You may explore in details below the biography, career and net worth of Tom Ricketts in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Tom Ricketts official and the full birth name is Thomas S. Ricketts. He was born on May 23, 1963, in Omaha city in Nebraska, United States. His father, Joe Ricketts, is also a rich businessman as he founded the financial services company, TD Ameritrade, next to other ventures. His mother’s name is Marlene Ricketts, and she was probably responsible for building the family’s home.
Tom Ricketts was raised and grew up mainly in his hometown. Educationally, he holds a bachelor’s degree as well as a master of business administration, both degrees were earned from the University of Chicago. Tom has a total of 3 siblings, sister Laura Ricketts who is a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs next to other work at organizations. His 2 brothers are the politician and businessman Pete Ricketts who serves as the Governor of Nebraska, and businessman and politician Todd Ricketts who is also one of the owners of Chicago Cubs.
As many professionals and successful people say, businessmen usually don’t have interesting things going on in their personal life. Tom Ricketts is not an exception. It seems like he is also a business person who prefers looking on his career and work more than the other things. He has been married to his wife, Cecelia Ricketts, for years. The couple has a total of 5 children whom names are not revealed.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Tom Ricketts loved the Chicago Cubs baseball team during his 20s before his family took its ownership. He founded the Incapital corporation in 1999 and he serves as its chairman.
Tom Ricketts is the receipt of various great awards and honors which he got for the accomplishments he has done. He is the winner of the 2016 World Series as his team defeated the Cleveland Indians. He was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the ULI Chicago, along with other awards.
The recent news on Tom Ricketts mentions what he said regarding the Wrigley Field developments. He said that the park or the area will have great major construction and renovations within the next months. He is not an active person on social media platforms as the latest tweet on his twitter was a few years ago.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American businessman Tom Ricketts has an estimated net worth of probably somewhere around $1 billion. His richness came from the Chicago Cubs baseball team which he and his family own, and from the corporation he founded, Incapital. Tom Ricketts father, Joe Ricketts, has an estimated net worth of more than $2 billion.
Tom Ricketts is a very successful businessman who has succeeded alone and with his family. He founded a financial corporation named Incapital, and he and his family are the owners of Chicago Cubs. Tom Ricketts and his wife, Cecelia Ricketts, are probably happy together living in Illinois.