Wirtz is the president of Wirtz Corporation and chairman and principal owner of NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks.
Rocky Wirtz Biography And Net Worth
|Net worth||$500 Million|
|Full Name||William Rockwell Wirtz|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, U. S|
|Profession||Chairman and CEO of Chicago Blackhawks|
Rocky Wirtz was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His birth date is on 5 October 1952. Rocky completed his graduation in 1971 from North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka. In 1975, he did his graduation with a Communications degree from Northwestern University. Rocky Wirtz grew up within the walls of Wirtz Liquor business and Chicago Blackhawks.
In 1950, Rocky’s grandfather bought a stake in the Blackhawks and then sold the stake to his son Bill Wirtz in 1966. Bill Wirtz inherited full ownership after the death of his father in 1983. He made many changes in the company. In 2007, Rocky has inherited the Blackhawk business after the death of his father. He hired the new coaches and executives on the team. He was responsible for the success of the Blackhawks as they won the Stanley cup in 2010.
His family had a liquor business and he took the control of Liquor business in 2007. In 2014, Wirtz beverages expanded its business outside the United States. This company was the first company that nationally established beverage alcohol in Canada. In 2015, he merged his 2.5 billion dollar alcohol distribution business with Charmer Sunbelt to create a new Breakthru Beverage Group business. Wirtz is currently the co-chairman of Breakthru Beverage Group and his son Danny Wirtz is the Vice Chairman of Breakthru’s executive leadership. Breakthru is considered one of the best and main distributors of spirits and wine.
Awards and Achievements
- As an owner of the Chicago Blackhawks, He has won “Stanley Cup Champion” three times.
- In 2014, he won the Wine and Spirits of America Lifetime Achievement Award.
- In 2010, he got the “visionary award” from Chicago Innovation Awards.
His father Bill Wirtz was a successful businessman and his mother’s name is Alice Wirtz. He has four siblings: Peter Wirtz, Gail Wirtz, Karey Wirtz fix, and Alyson Wirtz.
His first married Kathleen Wirtz and had three children. Then he married a second time Marilyn Wirtz who lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago. From his second wife, he has one child. Now he has six grandchildren. His son Danny is playing an important role in the Breakthru’s group by serving on the company’s board of directors and operating committee.
He is a successful entrepreneur has a net worth of $500 million. Rocky is famous for owning Blackhawks but he has earned most of his money from running his family’s liquor business. He is living in a luxurious house with a luxurious lifestyle.
|Hair Color||Salt and pepper|