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Pete Ricketts (Governor of Nebraska)- Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children

Pete Ricketts’s net worth is between $45 – $50 million.

Pete Ricketts (Governor of Nebraska)- Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children

John Peter Ricketts is an American politician and businessman who has been the 40th Governor of Nebraska since 2015. Pete Ricketts is a member of the Republican Party.

Pete Ricketts’s Life

Pete Ricketts was born on August 19, 1964, in Nebraska City, Nebraska.

He is a practicing Roman Catholic. He is the eldest of four children born to Joe and Marlene Ricketts.

Marlene Ricketts was a teacher, and Joe Ricketts was a businessman.

After relocating his family to Omaha, Joe founded First Omaha Securities, one of the first discount stockbrokers in the United States, in 1975.

Following the acquisition of TD Waterhouse in 2006, the company renamed itself Ameritrade, went public in 1997, and changed its name to TD Ameritrade.

Ricketts and his siblings, Tom, Laura, and Todd, all graduated from Omaha’s Westside High School in 1982.
He graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in biology in 1986 and an MBA in marketing and finance in 1991.

Facts of Pete Ricketts

Real Name John Peter Ricketts
Nick Name Pete Ricketts
Born August 19, 1964
Age 58 years old (As of 2023)
Profession Politician
Known For 40th Governor of Nebraska since 2015
Political party Republicans
Birthplace Nebraska City, Nebraska, U.S.
Residence Governor’s Mansion
Nationality American
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christianity
Gender Male
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Sagittarius
Physical Stats
Height/ Tall In feet – 5’7″
Weight 70 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Parents Father: Marlene Ricketts
Mother: Joe
Personal Life
Marital Status Married
Spouse/ Wife Susanne Shore (m. 1997)
Children (3) Roscoe, Margot, and Eleanor
Education University of Chicago (BA, MBA)
Net Worth Approx $60 million – $70 million USD (As of 2020)
Online Contacts
Social Media Links Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Awards 2016 World Series champion

Pete Ricketts’s Age, Height, and Weight

In 2023, Pete Ricketts is 58 years old. He stands 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

He is about 70 kilograms in weight. He has dark brown eyes and brown hair.

In the United Kingdom, he wears a shoe size 9.

Pete Ricketts’s Career

According to his resume, Ricketts returned to Omaha after finishing graduate school.

He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for a year before becoming a salesman for a Chicago environmental consultant.
In 1993, he began working for his father’s company, initially in the call center before being moved to a number of executive positions, eventually becoming the company’s chief operating officer during his father’s tenure as CEO.

John Peter Ricketts is an American politician and businessman. Source: Politico

In a 2006 article, Pete Ricketts stated that his net worth was between $45 million and $50 million.

He co-founded and became director and president of the Platte Institute for Economic Research in 2007, referring to it as a “free market think tank.”

He is a Holy Sepulchre Knight and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Pete Ricketts’s Net Worth

Pete Ricketts’ net worth is estimated to be between $60 million and $70 million in 2023.

Ameritrade was founded in 1995 by Joe Ricketts, who combined his Nebraska-based discount stock brokerage with a small online trading firm.

The company went public two years later.

Ricketts oversaw Ameritrade’s $1.7 billion acquisition of TD Waterhouse in 2006, after which the company was renamed TD Ameritrade.

Ricketts stepped down as chairman in 2008, and he and his family hold just under 12% of the company, with his son Todd serving on the board.

His son Peter was elected governor of Nebraska in 2014.

The family owns a large portion of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, which collected $150 million in equity in 2014 to pay Wrigley Field stadium upgrades.

In the deal, the Cubs were valued at an all-time high of $1.8 billion.

Furthermore, the Ricketts family owns an estimated 25% of the CSN Chicago television network.

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Pete Ricketts Married Susanne Shore

In 2020, Pete Ricketts married Susanne Shore. In 1997, Ricketts married Susanne Shore.

Shore was born in Garden City, Kansas, and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English as well as an MBA from Oklahoma State University.

She had moved to Omaha to attend Creighton University for a one-year nursing program after working for the dean of students at the University of South Dakota.

Pete Ricketts is with his wife. Source: Omaha World-Herald

When she married Ricketts, she was a nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Omaha.

Ricketts and Shore have three children named Roscoe, Margot, and Eleanor.

The couple is currently residing in the Government’s residence.