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Top 25 Richest Families in The World

The dynasties of wealth worth about billions of dollars which keep the cash close to home to employee family members, grandchildren and children in the business. Families become rich with their inheritance and they get most of the money from their heirs. The richest families in the world are as follows

25) Kwek / Quek Family

Kwek / Quek Family

Net Worth

$ 18. 9 Billion

Country:

China

Kwek is founded by four brothers in 1941 and the company of Hong Leong became huge group of conglomerate and the portfolio has consumer goods, financial services and hotels. The children and brothers include Kwek Leng Beng who is known to be the Executive Chairman of the Group of Singapore Hong Leong and the control was in the hands of majority of grandchildren and the work in the business that are at senior roles.

24) Kwok Family

Kwok Family

Net Worth

$ 19.5 Billion

Country:

Hong Kong

Raymon Kwok and Thomas Kwak are brothers are very famous for the magnates of property who have an empire which includes a real estate in China and Hong Kong. Kwok Tak – Seng is their father who has created the properties of Sun Hung Kai in 1972. Helm was taken by Walter who is his brother till 2008 and Raymond and Thomas shared the same chair. They both made this company to rank in the richest families in the world.  They are jailed in 2014 which followed a scandal of bribery with Adam who is his son and became the executive director.

23) Laurene Powell Jobs & Family

Laurene Powell Jobs & Family

Net Worth

$ 19.7 Billion

Country:

USA

The founder of Apple was Steve Jobs and their mother was Laurene who got this fortune to be in the stakes of Disney and Apple to the causes of social. The trust of Laurene Powell Jobs is known to be among the richest families in the world and they are a stakeholder of the largest sole in Disney.

22) Chearavanont Family

Chearavanont Family

Net Worth

$ 19.9 Billion

Country:

Thailand

The biggest producers in the world who have made animal feed and livestock are from Bangkok. They are two brothers who started in 1920. This group has interests in telecom and investments. This is run by one of the son of brother, Dhanin. His sons are also involved in all the business activities and they take genuine interest as well.

21) Ambani Family ( Anil )

Ambani Family ( Anil )

Net Worth

$ 21.5 Billion

Country:

India

Anil Ambani got separated after a fall out with Mukesh and he is now a chairman of Reliance Group and also one of the biggest producers in Bollywood. The son of Anil is also working at the Capital of Reliance and this is also listed in the best corporations of the world under the umbrella of Reliance Group.

20) Ambani Family ( Mukesh )

 Ambani Family ( Mukesh )

Net Worth

$ 21.5 Billion

Country:

India

Dhirubhai Ambani is the founder of reliance industries and he founded it in 1966. It is a company which specialized in spices and textiles. Anil and Mukesh were inherited with the wealth of businesses and father in 2002 after he died. They got interests in gas and telecom industries as well. After the empire was felled out and divided, the sons of Mukesh were at Reliance Retail and Reliance Jio Infocomm on the board.

19) Duncan Family

Duncan Family

Net Worth

$ 22.4 Billion

Country:

USA

The story of Dan Duncan is true with the tale of Rags and riches. The loss of mother at a young age is raised with the Texas Poverty by grandfather before they make it big on gas and oil. Dan Duncans are also considered to be one of the richest families in the world. A self – made billionaire passed on his death with four children and Randa was the eldest and also the chairwoman of Enterprise Product Partner and remained under the control of family.

18) Maria Franca Fissolo & Family

Maria Franca Fissolo & Family

Net Worth

$24.1 Billion

Country:

Italy

Michele Ferrero was his husband who took over the chocolate business of father Pietro and it turned into the biggest companies of confectionary in the world who were also responsible for Ferrero Rocher, Kinder and Nutella. This company came in the hands of the third generation with their son Giovanni and became the CEO of the whole group.

17) Lee Shau – Kee & Family

Lee Shau – Kee & Family

Net Worth

$ 24.1 Billion

Country:

China

The magnate property business in Hong Kong belonged to Lee Shau & Kee family who are considered as one of the richest families in the world. This business is 87 year old and it was begun in 1948 in the trading of precious metal and currency. They became a real estate company in China and Hong Hong Kong. Lee took interests in investments, hospitality and gas. Peter, Martin and Margaret were his three children. Kristine Li is his granddaughter who also includes in this family.

16) David Thomson & Family

David Thomson & Family

Net Worth

$ $ 25.5 Billion

Country:

USA

Peter and David have a company of investment in their name which is known as Woodbridge and it has media information giant of 55 % in Thomas Reuters and David always remained alongside with The Globe & mail Inc. which is a media firm of Canada. This family is in the list of richest families in the world. Private equity investor includes Peter in it and he serves many other brands.

15) Johnson Family

Johnson Family

Net Worth

$ 26 Billion

Country:

USA

Edward C Johnson created the second and biggest mutual fund company in 1946 in US to name it as a family company. It was taken by Ned Johnson III and it was then taken by his father and now this company is running by his daughter. This business is for whole family and this family is among the richest families in the world. 49 % share is owned by Johnson and the rest is his family running property.

14) Lee ( Byung – Chull ) Family

Lee ( Byung – Chull ) Family

Net Worth

$ 26.6 Billion

Country:

South Korea

The company Samsung is owned by Lee Family and they have 22 % revenues in the GDP of South Korea. This company was started in 1938 and is a trading company which was founded by Lee Byung Chull. Lee Kun – Hee was his son who took over this company in 1987 and it was originally split in the Group of Samsung, Hansol Group, Shinseki Group and CJJ Group. This is one of the richest families in the world for having this company in their ownership. It will run for the next few generations of Lees.

13) S.C Johnson Family

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Net Worth

$ 28.8 Billion

Country:

USA

This family is considered as one of the richest families in the world who runs the business of cleaning products. Samuel Curtis Johnson initiated this company in 1886 with a flooring company and developed the famous wax from floor. Herbert Fisk was his son who took over this company and died without a will and it resulted in making this company a family owned. The whole business was divided in between two children Henrietta and Herbert. The son of Herbert was Samuel who became a chairman and his son has now become a CEO.

12) Thai Royal Family

Thai Royal Family

Net Worth

$ 30 Billion

Country:

Thailand

Bhumibol Adulyadej is the richest king in the world who is famous in his home country and is also famous as Rama IX and is 87 year old in the monarch at the ninth dynasty of Chakri. They are among the richest families in the world. He has got four children and Prince Vajiralongkorn as his son who succeeded on the throne. He belongs to a royal family and the wealth comes from investments, properties and land.

11) Hearst Family

Hearst Family

Net Worth

$ 32 Billion

Country:

USA

Hearst family was born into publishing money and William Randolph Hearst founded the billion dollar empire of media and includes in it about hundreds of magazines and 50 newspapers and stakes in many cable TV channels like ESPN and investments are also included in it for many brands like Buzz Feed. They are among the richest families in the world.

10) Cox Family

Cox Family

Net Worth

$ 34.5 Billion

Country:

USA

Cox Empire is a century kid and is famous for being a player of media and also the industries of communication. It is expanding in the arena of automotive industry. His grandchildren James Cox Kennedy, daughter Anne Cox Chambers and the founder is James M. Cox. This family is considered as one of the richest families in the world. The heirs of this fortune are Okeden.

9) Bernard Arnault & Family

Bernard Arnault & Family

Net Worth

$ 37.7 Billion

Country:

France

The family of Arnault is well known and knows a bit about luxury and the chairman and CEO of this company is Bernard of classic line Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and this iconic fashion brand is shared with Christian Dior and all the interests in web companies, yachts and retail. Delphine is his daughter who is VP Executive at the LVMH and Berluti is the CEO of Antoine and also a subsidiary of LMVH.

8) Liliane Bettencourt & Family

Liliane Bettencourt & Family

Net Worth

$ 42. 7 Billion

Country:

France

Liliane Bettencourt is the richest woman, principal shareholder and heiress of L’Oréal and this company of cosmetic were given to her by her father who started it in 1907. The company got fame which was due to the efforts of Liliane. She was running this and kept on working for it till 2011. After that, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers who was her daughter provided with this honor to hold the business as this family is known by everyone that it counts in the richest families of the world. Liliane started to fall sick and she handed over all her property to her daughter and grandson of Liliane, Jean Victor Meyers took her place on board.

7) Cargill – Macmillan Family

Cargill – Macmillan Family

Net Worth

$ 45 Billion

Country:

USA

The largest private company of America is Cargil Inc. which is still in ownership of the members by 88 % in the same family and the family has billionaires instead of any other family in the world. This is among the richest families in the world. This family has billionaires and they count at 14 least. William Wallace Cargill started it with the business storage of grain in 1865. Four children got share of this company with the death in 1909. The interests include trade commodities, crops and food.

6) Carlos Slim Helu & Family

Carlos Slim Helu & Family

Net Worth

$ 77.1 Billion

Country:

Mexico

Carlos is famous as the Warren Buffett of Mexico and he is known to be the second richest man in the world with the business of investment. They have made their place in telecom and took active part in it which includes Carlos who is the son and the board meetings were also joined by him.

5) Mars Family

Mars Family

Net Worth

$ 80 Billion

Country:

USA

Big money is made in the country and the private family of Mars has founded Franklin business. It is their family business and they are considered among the richest families in the world. This business was started in 1911. The business came in board in 1929 while M & Ms. and the iconic mars bar were invested properly. John, Jacqueline and Forrest were his three children who made pet foods and pasta sauces.

4) Koch Family

Koch Family

Net Worth

$ 89 Billion

Country:

USA

Fred C. Koch was an engineer who founded the Koch Industries in 1940. The multinational corporations were grown into subsidiaries in trading, manufacturing and investments which have grown to be the second largest company in US. Four sons of Koch were brought out with Frederick and Bill in 1983 which were set for the larger settlement.

3) Walton Family

Walton Family

Net Worth

$ 152 Billion

Country:

USA

The fortune of Walmart maintains control on the whole world and they are the largest retailers of the shares which are 54 % in the six members of family. They have been ranked at third in the richest families in the world. It includes Alice, Rob, Jim and Christy in the relatives of the James and Sam founders who took a start in the business in 1962 in Arkansas.

2) The House of Saud

The House of Saud

Net Worth

$ 1.4 Trillion

Country:

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is known as the monarchy which is absolute in the families of Saudi. They are considered as the second richest family in the world. They worth about $ 1.4 trillion which is a huge amount and also Salman Bin Abdul Aziz are Saudi’s current king.

1) Rothschild Family

Rothschild Family

Net Worth

$ 1 Billion – $ 700 Trillion

Country:

Germany

While listing the richest families in the world, Rothschild family comes at first which was founded in 1760 and the wealth of family is private because it is not easy to ascertain the range of this family’s belongings. They take interest in wine, art and real estate.

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