The richest families in the United States

familia-waltonWe had already talked about the most important family businesses, this time we follow that line of family and offer them 10 richest families in America. Families who have created a consolidated empire for many years and therefore are amassing a large fortune. Know the top 10 richest families in the United Kingdom according to Forbes 2014.

Walton family

152 billion dollars
Owners emporium supermarket giant Wal-Mart, now the largest of its kind chain, the largest wholesale distributor and retailer in the world. In recent years began to expand to other countries, today achieved a profit of 476 billion dollars. The family manages 51% of the shares of the company.

Koch family

89 billion dollars
Owners of the company Koch Industries, the second private company in America. Correctly handled by William and Frederick Koch, the company has grown steadily since its inception.

Mars family

60 billion dollars
Mars is now the largest candy company in the world, run by John and Forrest Mars Jacqueline Mars, the company never stopped being of the family, was founded in 1911 by Frank Mars, grandfather who run the company today.

Cargill-MacMillan Family

43 billion dollars
The Cargill-MacMillan family has 88% of the shares of the company Cargill, now the largest private company in the United States. The 6 members of this family have a single income of 137 billion dollars.

Johnson family

39 billion dollars
Edward C. Johnson II founded the company in 1946, today his son Edward “Ned” Johnson III and grandchildren own the 49% of the shares of the company with $ 1.7 trillion in assets under management.

Hearst family

35 billion dollars
We saw portrayed the life of the Hearst family in the famous Orson Welles film “Citizen Kane,” the early magnate William Randolph Hearst, the family now has one of the largest media companies in the world.

Cox family

32 billion dollars
James M. Cox purchased the Dayton Evening News in 1898, today over 100 years after the family business includes the cable company Cox Communications, the media company Cox Media Group, the company Manheim car auction and sales company AutoTrader Group cars online.

Pritzker family

29 billion dollars
After that in 2000 they received a millionaire trust, the Pritzker invested wisely. Penny is the Secretary of Commerce; Thomas is president of the Hyatt hotel chain; Gigi is a film producer, John has a chain of boutiques and hotels, while Anthony and JB Pritzker Group handle.

Family S. C. Johnson

25.5 billion dollars
The cleaning products company SC Johnson was founded in 1886, was inherited by Herbert Fisk Johnson and managed until 1928, after the company passed to his sons Herbert Fisk Johnson Jr. and Henrietta Louis, since then the company is still 100% family.

Duncan family

25.4 billion dollars
Dan Duncan was born poor, he was raised by his grandmother since age 7, over the years made ​​its natural gas, petroleum and petrochemical pipelines, became the richest Texas man in 2010 died and left his children Randa Duncan Williams, Milane Frantz, Dannine Duncan Scott Duncan Avara and a fortune of 10 billion dollars.

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