Ken Griffin is a divorced billionaire and a father of three. He has been married and divorced twice to his ex-spouses Anne Dias-Griffin and Katherine Weingartt.
In October 2023, news emerged of billionaire Ken Griffin’s ambitious plans to create the most expensive home not just in America — but on the planet as he has acquired more than 20 acres of prime Palm Beach real estate.
What’s even more astounding is that Griffin, 55, has obliterated the existing homes on this sprawling property, with intentions to spend between a staggering $150 to $400 million on constructing a mega-estate that will be worth an estimated $1 billion upon completion, New York Post reports.
The prominent figure in the seaside town and a Florida native is also known for treating over 1,000 of his employees on luxurious trips to Disneyland Tokyo to mark the two companies’ 20th and 30th anniversaries.
He has often made headlines for his love life. Having been married more than once, the father of three has also divorced twice. Here’s everything we know about his current relationship and marital status and kids.
Who is Ken Griffin married to or dating now?
Enigmatic financier, Ken Griffin is now completely single; meaning he is not officially married and hence he has no legal wife or spouse.
He is also not believed to be in a relationship, thus, the billionaire has no girlfriend.
Although the American investor appears to be on the dating market, he is a private guy and could be having a partner but keeping his personal life away from the media.
However, he has been previously married twice and has two ex-wives. The names of his ex-spouses are Anne Dias-Griffin and Katherine Weingartt.
Who is Anne Dias-Griffin, Ken Griffin’s second wife?
Anne Dias-Griffin is the ex-spouse of billionaire businessman Ken Griffin. She is also the mother of his three children.
In July 2003, the hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, and investor married his second wife, Anne Dias-Griffin.
The Harvard graduates reportedly met through mutual friends in early 2002, as per the Chicago Tribune.
Anne Dias-Griffin was born on January 1, 1970, in Strasbourg, France.
By profession, the 53-year-old is a French-American investor and philanthropist and she is the founder and CEO of the investment firm, Aragon.
Her company which is active in global equities focuses on the Internet, technology, and consumer sectors, as well as alternative assets.
Anne and Griffin were married for 12 years; from 2003 to 2015.
Who is Katherine Weingartt, Ken Griffin’s first wife?
Katherine Weingartt is famous as the ex-wife of Ken Griffin, an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, and investor.
Weingartt was Griffin are high school sweetheart and met when they were young students.
They started a relationship that led to a marriage, however, details about their love story are unknown.
The pair ended up divorcing in 1996.
Details about Katherine Weingartt, where she is, what she does for a living, and more about her life, family, and current personal life are not well documented online.
Does Ken Griffin have children?
Billionaire Ken Griffin, who makes money from hedge funds, is a father and a proud one.
He has three children.
The names and gender of his kids are unknown to the media.
The founder and CEO of Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities shares his offspring with his second wife, Anne Dias-Griffin whom he married for over a decade.
When Anne Dias and Ken Griffin divorced in February 2012, their kids were of the ages of 6, 4, and 2.
During the time of the separation, Dias-Griffin says in court documents obtained by the Chicago Tribune that her husband had shown little interest in their children who are now 17, 15, and 13 years old.
On the contrary, Jodi Furlong, Griffin’s former assistant told the outlet he was “over the moon” about being a father.
Griffin maintains joint custody with his ex-wife.
Aside from his very public second divorce, Griffin tends to keep his children and personal life away from the spotlight.
Who is Ken Griffin?
Kenneth C. Griffin, 53, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the global alternative investment firm, Citadel.
He holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College and began trading from his dorm room in 1987, according to his Citadel biography.
Ken founded Citadel in 1990, “believing that the integration of exceptional talent, advanced quantitative analytics, and leading-edge technology would generate consistent, strong long-term performance.”
The firm invests on behalf of public, private, and non-profit institutions/partners.
In 2002, the team established Citadel Securities, which has over 1,600 clients and “advocated for and created more open, transparent, competitive and resilient markets, both in the US and abroad.”
What is Ken Griffin’s net worth?
Since founding Citadel LLC back in 1990 and Citadel Securities in the early 2000s, Griffin’s fortune has grown tremendously.
According to Forbes, the 54-year-old has an estimated current net worth of $35.2 billion and is in the 40th position of Forbes real-time billionaires.
He has reportedly donated $45million to community initiatives in cities like Chicago and Miami and has given nearly $1.3billion to various philanthropic causes that “expand access to high-quality education at every level, advance medical research, reduce recidivism and violent crime,” and more, according to Griffin’s bio.
On April 11, 2023, Harvard University announced that the 1989 graduate recently donated $300 million to Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences – marking over half a billion dollars in donations made by Griffin to the University thus far.
In return, the University has decided to rename the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences after Griffin.