Eric Lefkofsky Net Worth

Eric Lefkofsky was born on September 02, 1969 in Glencoe, Illinois, United States. He is the Chairman of Groupon, a daily deals site he founded in 2008 with his business partner Brad Keywell. He has since gone on to found Lightbank, a venture capital firm, and Tempus, a healthcare startup, as well as Uptake, a data science company.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Chairman, Groupon
Birth Day September 02, 1969
Birth Place Glencoe, Illinois, United States
Eric Lefkofsky age 53 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Libra
Alma mater University of Michigan (JD) (BA)
Occupation Chairman, Groupon and Co-founder / CEO, Tempus
Known for Co-founder of Groupon
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Kramer
Children 3

💰 Net worth: $4.2 Billion (2024)

Eric Lefkofsky's net worth is projected to reach an impressive $4.2 billion by 2024. As the Chairman of Groupon, a renowned e-commerce platform, Lefkofsky has played a pivotal role in transforming the way people shop online. With an innovative and strategic approach, he has successfully led Groupon to gain immense popularity and reach a global audience. Lefkofsky's entrepreneurial skills and business acumen have not only catapulted him to great financial heights but have also established him as a prominent figure in the United States' business landscape.

2011 $1.5 Billion
2012 $2.9 Billion
2013 $1.75 Billion
2014 $1.55 Billion
2015 $1.65 Billion
2016 $1.8 Billion
2017 $1.9 Billion
2018 $2.14 Billion

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Lefkofsky grew up in a Jewish family In Southfield, Michigan, the son of Bill, a structural Engineer, and Sandy, a school Teacher. He attended Tamarack Camps as a youth and later worked as a staff member. After graduating from Southfield-Lathrup High School in 1987, he attended the University of Michigan and graduated with honors in 1991. He continued on at University of Michigan Law School to receive his Juris Doctor in 1993.


After law school, in 1993, he and a college friend, Brad Keywell, borrowed money from relatives to buy Brandon Apparel, a clothing company in Madison, Wisconsin..


In 1997, Lefkofsky married Elizabeth (née Kramer); they have three children.


In 1999, Lefkofsky and Keywell created an Internet company, Starbelly, that specialized in promotional products. The firm experienced rapid "pre-bubble" growth and was sold to Halo Industries in January 2000, with Lefkofsky joining as chief operating officer. A little more than a year later, the company went bankrupt. Halo and Starbelly faced multiple lawsuits from shareholders, all of which were resolved by 2004.


Lefkofsky then co-founded InnerWorkings in fall 2001. The firm provided print procurement services for mid-sized companies; In August 2006, it had an initial public offering. Lefkofsky was on the board of Directors of the firm until October 2012.


In February 2005, Lefkofsky and Keywell created a freight Logistics company, Echo Global Logistics. It attracted financing from New Enterprise Associates, and then went public on the NASDAQ under the symbol 'ECHO' in June 2006.


In 2006, Lefkofsky and his wife formed a charitable trust, the Lefkofsky Foundation, for the "purpose of supporting charitable, scientific, and educational organizations and causes around the world". The foundation has a focus on children. The foundation has helped fund more than 50 organizations to date.


In January 2007, Lefkofsky co-founded and provided $1 million in funding for, an online collective action website started by Andrew Mason. New Enterprise Associates led an early stage investment round in ThePoint. In late 2008, the site changed its name to In October 2009, Groupon raised $30 million from Accel Partners and New Enterprise Associates. In April 2010, Digital Sky Technology and Battery Ventures invested $135 million in Groupon at a valuation of $1.35 billion. In August 2010, Forbes reported that it was the fastest growing company in history.


In May 2008, Lefkofsky joined the committee to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to Chicago, Chicago 2016.


In February 2010, Lefkokfsky and Keywell announced a new venture firm called Lightbank to develop new companies in the Chicago area. In December 2010, Google offered a reported $6 billion for Groupon. The offer was turned down, possibly due to anti-trust and regulatory scrutiny the deal might face. In October 2011, Groupon raised $950 million in private funding and then paid $810 million to employees and Investors. Lefkofsky and family were paid $398 million.


In 2013, Lefkofsky and his wife joined The Giving Pledge.