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Groupon co-founders haven't seemed too worried about recent negative hype, with good reason: Co-founder Eric Lefkofsky ranks among the 400 richest Americans, according to Forbes Magazine's annual list released Wednesday.
At No. 239 on Forbes' list, Lefkofsky earns an estimated worth of $1.5 billion and joins Chicago’s wealthy with several members of the Pritzker family, Oprah Winfrey, Ty Warner and Joe Mansueto of Morningstar.
Lefkofsky’s got a ways to go to hit that mark, but considering the growth of his business ventures, he’s got a good chance.