Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the richest of them all? In Illinois, it's still Citadel's Ken Griffin, according to Forbes 31st annual World's Billionaires List.
The hedge fund founder leads a pack of 16 Illinois billionaires who made this year's list. Also making the Illinois list are five Pritzkers, scions of the family that founded the Hyatt Hotel chain; real estate mogul Sam Zell; the father of Beanie Babies, Ty Warner; and Groupon's Eric Lefkofsky, to name a few.
The Illinois list is composed mostly of the same cast of characters as last year, with all but two people increasing their wealth.
Griffin's $8 billion net worth ranks him No. 166 on the international...