They are called the richest families in the world and this tops the list

They are called the richest families in the world and this tops the list


Sep 19, 2021 01:47 GMT

Many fortunes have been preserved over several generations, despite adversities such as the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the last fortune “arrangement” of the preparation Bloomberg They have named the families with the world’s greatest fortunes, many of which boast of maintaining a solid heritage across several generations, despite adversities like the Covid-19 pandemic.

Walton family, owners The largest Walmart retail chain in the worldHe tops the annual list of the richest people with a fortune of $238.2 billion. Even though they sold $6 billion in stock this year, Sam Walton’s grandchildren still control 48% of the stock three generations later.

In second place is the Mars family, whose fortune comes mainly from its confectionery business with popular brands such as M&M’s, Milky Way and Snickers, as well as pet grooming products. Five generations later, his legacy has reached $141.900 million.

The Kochs, who operate an industrial store in various fields such as oil, chemistry and energy, are in third place with a fortune of $124.4 billion.

Also among the top ten are the owners of the French fashion house Hermès (111.6 billion), the Al Saud family of Saudi Arabia (100 billion), the Ambani family of India (93.7 billion), and the Wertheimer family, which owns the fashion house Chanel. (61,800), the Johnson family that owns Fidelity Investments (61,200 million), the owners of Thomson Reuters (61,100 million) and heirs to German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim (59,200 million).

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the list Excludes the first generation of billionaires, to those fortunes controlled by a single heir and families whose source of wealth is so scattered and difficult to trace as the Rockefellers.

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