You have heard of the success story from some of the world’s richest people. Now, it’s time to take a look at the world’s richest families.
Wealth is the purpose of life for some people. It’s not just about the content, but chances are you can get with money in hand. I’m talking about the adventure and the opportunity to explore the world you love without any limitation. And that the privileges of one of the richest families.
However, some have joined liberal billion leaf oath, and decided to give away their money to charity instead of their own family, keep many others. And they keep building their empire with money remaining members of his family. Thus, were born in the richest families.
Source of family wealth is different, and so he spends it. In this article, we are going to focus on some mind-blowing facts about their property.
15. Chearavanont (Estimated family net worth: $28 billion)
Chearavanont family comes from Thailand, Southeast Asia. Back in 1921, two brothers, Chia Ek Chor by family and Choncharoen started a seed store. The seeds imported from China and Thai farmers to sell them.
Today, animals and seed store has become one of the largest producers of cattle in the world. And family still runs under the Charoen Pokphand (CP) group of countries.
Son of the Chia Ek Chor, Dhanin Chearavanont, family machine alongside his three brothers has led to money-making. If he has his wings spread wide.
Son Dhanin, Italian Playing third largest telecom operator of Thailand’s true. The family bought the business from the Thai government after winning the auction with bid a whopping $ 3 billion.
Chearavanont family is estimated from $ 28 billion net worth of all the business they run. This is the second richest family in Asia, and is the fifteenth in the world.
14. Pritzker (Estimated family net worth: $29 billion)
Have you ever stayed at the Hyatt hotel, residence, or resort? If you have, you’re Pritzker family’s source of income. Well, at least partially, regardless of how small.
Hotel Franchise United is not the top in America, but also around the world. Indonesia, India, China, Korea, it seems like we can find a hotel anywhere in the world.
It all started in 1957 when Jay Pritzker bought Hyatt House Motel Los Angeles International Airport. Of course, they just wave a wand and we did not turn it into luxury hotel motel out of life today. It took him years of hard work, along with his brother, Donald to finally succeed. Then in 1968, Hyatt International Corporation was ultimately created.
Jay’s son, Thomas, is working today as executive chairman of the family company. According to Forbes, the billionaire eleven members of the family. It all adds up to nearly $ 29 billion net worth to the Pritzker family. And the fourteenth richest in the world they are not, but America’s seventh richest.
13. Sabanci (Estimated family net worth: $30 billion)
With an estimated net worth of 30 billion $, Sabanci family is the richest in Turkey. Family company called Holding Sabanci, began way back in the 1930s. A textile company began Haci it back to OMER Sabanci.
Since then, the company has expanded to many other industries. In fact, some have founded their own companies of the Sabanci family members. One of them is holding Esas Demsa and the owner of Pegasus Airlines.
Haci Sabanci Holding currently own granddaughter, is led by Güler. She is the first woman in the family to run the company. She is in charge with the largest share of the total value of family as the holding is worth $ 16 billion in revenue. And that the second largest conglomerate in Turkey.
The family holding company, Güler Sabanci is also the founding president of the University of Sabanci Foundation, the largest private charity in the country. The effects of allowing a position in the top 100 of the Forbes power women.
12. Lee (Estimated family net worth: $30 billion)
Lee is probably the most common surname in the world. But this time, it refers to the name of the richest families in Asia.
If you have never heard of Samsung Raise your hand. Is one of the most successful South Korean company, not only in Asia but worldwide. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 despite the global problem, Samsung Electronics is still producing some of the world’s bestselling products. The company is proof of that $ 340 billion in annual sales.
So, what kind of unity? Almost eight decades ago, Lee Byung- Chull founded a small company. Today, the company’s industrial electronics, food, vary to entertain.
The company’s chairman, Lee Kun-Hee, after suffering from a heart attack have been hospitalized. The date has not been any news about the latest situation. And is due to the fact that, currently his only son, Lee Jae Yong, in charge. Tie with family Sabanci, the family has a net worth estimated at $ 30 billion.
11. S.C. Johnson (Estimated family net worth: $30 billion)
SC Johnson is still up in our list of the richest families in the next world, with a $ 30 billion, Sabanci family and the family’s net worth. He is also the sixth richest family in the United States.
SC Johnson is the owner called, which focuses on a family company, SC Johnson cleaning products. Wisconsin, the United States, he is not only a popular brand, but have been created. In Glade and Ziploc.
Samuel Curtis Johnson, Sr. started the company to reach a parquet floor on the way back to the 1880s when the family company. As they passed away, his son took over the business. But when his son died, he did not have any choice.
Thus, SC Johnson’s property was divided between the two grandsons of Samuel. And his great-grandson, Herbert Dancing Johnson III, which is currently working as the company’s chairman and CEO.
10. Bettencourt (Estimated family net worth: $36 billion)
Laurel: I just need a word to paint a picture of how rich Bettencourt family.
Back in 1907, Eugene Schueller began her legendary business. After she died, he can, his daughter Liliane Bettencourt, over. However, the company is no longer running. He is suffering from dementia. Now, her only daughter is taking care of both his and his family’s company.
Liliane Bettencourt is not only the head of the richest family in France. He is also one of the richest women of the rich widow and the world. She holds a total value of family assets is estimated to be around $ 36 billion.
Unfortunately, on condition Liliane has been difficult for her and her family. Last year, a French court, as well as several former wealth managers to take advantage of the mental condition of the theft of millions of euros, a celebrity photographer, François Marie Banier was punished.
Regardless, Bettencourts cosmetics is still at the top of the list with 33 percent of the world’s richest families owned the castle for ten.
9. Arnault (Estimated family net worth: $39 billion)
Bernard Arnault, Arnault family’s head, perhaps the biggest shareholder of the Alux website content. Of course they do not write to us, it is certainly not the time for it. But luxury goods are to his empire, LVMH in most brands here.
He is not only owned a luxury brand, it owns seven of them. The Dom Perignon, Louis Vuitton, Tag Heuer, and Bulgari. I need to say more?
Bernard loves art. In fact, he graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts and Science. Art and luxury things can bring the best taste. He said he’s been in 1984, the luxury of Dior when buying a business for $ 15 million.
In those 67 years of age, Bernard also served as Chairman and CEO of LVMH. Today, his company is generating up to $ 34 billion in annual sales. But the Christian Dior of the estimated net worth of $ 39 billion comes from stocks that just because he owns a construction company in the 1990s.
8. Cox (Estimated family net worth: $41 billion)
In 1898, James M. Cox purchased the Dayton Evening News. Cook the empire began to roll its money. Today, James grandchildren carry on the family business. Cox’s family and the fate of $ 41 billion is divided between the five of them. Jim famous Kennedy family company (second person from the right image)
Cox Communications Cox and Cox Enterprises, which owns and runs including Cox Media Group. James began as a newspaper publication, has expanded the family business radio and cable TV.
That’s not all. Besides the media business, Cox Family takes on the challenging automotive market. Eleven years ago, the family made a $ 4 billion acquisition of software for car dealers in the DealerTrack focus.
Before obtaining the family’s interest in the automotive world has moved on to the beginning. Under Cox Enterprises, is running a website trading method called AutoTrader.com.
7. Cargill-MacMillan (Estimated family net worth: $49 billion)
According to Forbes, Cargill-MacMillan family members are the most billionaires than any other family in the world. There are fourteen of them. Plus, dozens of fourth richest family in America has more millionaires. Therefore, the two together have a net worth of $ 49 billion estimate should come as no surprise.
Cargill Inc., America’s largest private company. Biotechnology products and services for industrial, energy, agriculture, food and beverages, is to pharmaceuticals. It is a revenue source. However, most, around $ 108 billion of the proceeds of their business, come from agribusiness.
William W. Cargill in 1865. He began his business empire was founded a small storage company. As an extension of the railway and the United States when he made his own fortune.
His son-in-law, John McMillan, as it took over the business in 1909, wealthy families became known as the Kargil-McMillan.
Whitney McMillan stepped down from the CEO position when the family did not run the company since 1995. But they are still 88 percent still sits on the board of six members of the company’s shares and family.
6. Slim Helu (Estimated family net worth: $52 billion)
Mexico Carlos Slim Helu is the richest man, is fourth on the Forbes billionaire list this year. Carlos alone are worth around 47.8 $ billion, according to estimates. And received with his whole family members together, Slim Helu net worth of $ 52 billion, according to estimates.
In fact, the number was half the previous year. But the family business mobile phone operator, was hit hard by America Movil, some factors. The biggest factors are some of the changes in the Mexican telecommunications regulations and economic decline in South America.
Regardless, Helu Slim family is still one of the richest. In addition to the 17% Telecom Co., Carlos also owns a large stake of the shares in the New York Times. And that’s not all, they also bought Grupo Carso and Grupo Financiero Inbursa such as other large companies, the majority interests in South America.
Carlos richest man in Mexico, but also the most powerful in the world. Last year, Forbes as the world’s 15th most powerful people have crowned him.
5. Mars (Estimated family net worth: $78 billion)
I believe that all you have to eat less candy Mars family bought one. As a matter of fact, even some of them now in your fridge. Milky Way, Snickers and M & Ms are not only popular in the United States, but worldwide. And the family is responsible for making us want more nougat!
Frank Mars in 1911. The company started selling candy from a small kitchen in the back, after almost eighteen years, his son, Forrest. Register flavored nougat was the beginning of invention. Snickers is based, was a nougat candy bars of the world’s bestselling.
Mars Candy apparently the only thing I have in my house. I also have the world-renowned dog food, pedigree. And you may need Whiskas products along with some of the people, Billy.
Mars family members still serving as Mars Inc. Chairman and sit on company boards. Today, Mars family has estimated the total net worth of $ 7 billion.
4. Koch (Estimated family net worth: $82 billion)
Cargill Inc., Koch Industries is America’s second largest private company which discussed earlier in this list. But in terms of estimated net worth, Koch family is leading with $ 82 billion. Koch family to choose the right industry, oil and gas probably is.
When Fred developed a new method for refining heavy crude oil in C. Koch made it all started back in the 1920s. And it was the first.
Today, the coach drives a large variety of business industries. Food, housing, clothing, transportation ranges from pregnancy, and she, of course, started with fuel. Overall, the company is creating sixteen types of equipment. One of the technology to change the world of them, applies enMotion towel dispenser with a motion sensor.
Koch brothers, who inherited their father, company by Fred is known for his political activism. It is stated in the official website, they are unapologetic advocate for a free and open society principles.
3. Walton (Estimated family net worth: $130 billion)
While many aspects of running the business of the wealthiest families, Walton is the only one in the family. But it is a mega. It is the largest retailer in the US, Walmart. Retail trade sales revenue to reach $ 483 billion. And that’s an amazing amount and the largest in the United States.
Sam Walton and his brother James “Bud” which was founded in 1962. The retail business grew larger and larger until it became today.
Both brothers died after Walton, son of Walmart their children, Sam and taken by two daughters, a daughter, and Bud. Today, Waltons’ third-generation chairman, director, and board members alongside Kevin Systrom responsible as Instagram co-founder and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.
Forbes put Waltons crown as the richest family in America with a net worth of $ 130 billion according to estimates.
2. Al-Saud (Estimated family net worth: $1.4 trillion)
The House of Saud or the laws of Saudi Arabia. The first notable family member Mohammad bin Saud Al Saud, the founder of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Emirate of Diriyah. Now, thousands of family members. Together, they form a rich family with not only billions, but overall worth an estimated $ 1.4 trillion.
Saud are listed in the Forbes list of billionaires of the family members. Talal on this list is the highest rated Prince Walid bin. He is currently the 41st richest man in the world with a net worth of $ 19.5 billion estimate.
Through Kingdom Holding Company, Prince Waleed owns the lot at stake in many companies all over the world. The Twitter and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. And last year launched a TV news channel called Al Arab in Bahrain. However, it was shut down in just a few hours after launch.
With such a rich Saudi family is known for its many luxury goods, including the owner of the most expensive yachts in the world.
1. Rothschild (Estimated family net worth: $10 trillion)
If you want a pile of $ 100 bills in excess of $ 1 trillion as the height of your body, you need about 2 acres of open land. Imagine how much money. Leave it like $ 10 trillion estimated for the Rothschild family’s needs.
However, Forbes is not included in any of the Rothschilds the richest people list. That is because a large family is being secretive about it. Therefore, we can do is to speculate on the success of the family business.
There are many members of the Rothschild family with their hosts. And their business covers a lot. Why is considered as one of the most influential families in the world.
Rothschild castle dates back centuries ago. When Mayer Amschel Rothschild founded the bank with a family in Germany, was somewhere around the 1760s. Decades later, he found the Rothschild banking family of England sent his Son. Now, Rothschild & Co. is one of the largest banking families of the world.