Marian Bayoff Ilitch (b. Jan 7, 1933, Dearborn, MI) is an American businesswoman who is the co-founder of Little Caesars Pizza with her husband, Mike Ilitch. She was raised in Dearborn, MI, the daughter of Macedonian immigrants. She met her future husband Mike Ilitch, also a child of Macedonian immigrants, in 1954 when the two went on a blind date arranged by his father. A year later, they married. The couple had seven children together.