Christopher Ilitch

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Businessman (1965)
Fri May 14 2021
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Relationship Timeline Of Christopher Ilitch

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Christopher Ilitch Married To Kelle Ilitch In 2001

Christopher Ilitch aka Christopher Paul Ilitch is an American businessman. He is the president as well as CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. located in Detroit, Michigan, the United States. The company runs several subsidiary companies including Olympia Entertainment, Little Caesars Pizza, MotorCity Casino Hotel, and several other businesses. 

Born on 2 June 1965, Christopher Ilitch is 55 years old, as of February 2021. Here know more about the owner of the multi-billion dollars worth business. 

Married Life of Christopher Ilitch

Christopher Ilitch is married to Kelle Ilitch. Thye exchanged their marital vows in 2001 in an intimate wedding ceremony. Before their marriage, they dated for a few years, as per a source. 

Christopher Ilitch and Kelle Ilitch
Christopher Ilitch and Kelle Ilitch

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According to the same site, the power couple met each other in 1995. After their few meetings, the pair became close. Shortly after, Christopher and Kelle started to date. 

With his wife, Illitch has three children, however, the names of their offsprings are not disclosed. The family of five currently happily resides in metro Detroit

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Christopher Ilitch's Net Worth And Career

The successor of the Ilitch empire, Christopher Ilitch is rich. As you all know, Ilitch Holdings Inc is an American holding company that privately runs businesses like Little Caesars Pizza, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Champion Foods, and several others. 

According to tabloids, his name is listed among the richest millionaire in the United States. Thought, the exact number of his net fortune is yet to be calculated. In reference to few sources, his wealth is surely in or over seven to eight-digit figures. 

Are you still wondering how rich is Christopher Ilitch? Let's keep it simple. He the CEO and chairman of the Detroit Tigers of the Major League Baseball. Moreover, Ilitch is the President, Governor, and CEO of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. 

Christopher Ilitch with Detroit Tigers
Christopher Ilitch with Detroit Tigers

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Not to mention, in 2018, the total team payroll of the Detroit Tigers was $104 million. And, the MLB's Detroit Tigers is worth $1.25 billion in early 2021. Similarly, the NHL's Detroit Red Wings has an estimated market value of $775 million back in 2020. 

That's not all, he also gathers a huge sum of riches from his own company i.e. Ilitch Holdings, Inc. According to the provided statistics, Ilitch Holding, Inc. made a total revenue of $3.8 billion back in 2018. And, you would be flabbergasted to know that it all started with just $10 thousand in 1999. 

According to a reliable site, currently, Ilitch Holdings, Inc has the following subsidiaries: 

  • Blue Line Foodservice, restaurant supply distribution
  • Champion Foods, manufacture frozen pizza, breadsticks, calzone, and cookie dough kits for private label and store brands
  • Detroit Tigers (1992) MLB team
  • Detroit Red Wings (1982) NHL team
  • Little Caesars Enterprise, Inc. (1959) pizza restaurant
  • Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, fundraising business through assisting group sell pizza kits
  • Olympia Development: The real estate arm which builds the new Little Caesars Arena
  • Olympia Entertainment (1982) formerly Olympia Stadium Corporation, manages multiple venues in sports and entertainment plus restaurants.
    • Fox Theatre
    • City Theatre
    • Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
    • Comerica Park
    • Hockeytown Cafe
  • MotorCity Casino Hotel, a casino owned by Marian Ilitch

With all these income sources, it is not surprising that Christopher Ilitch lists among the richest millionaires in the United States. 

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