When most of us think of wealthy families, we think of celebrities such as the Kardashians, but in actuality their wealth doesn’t even come close to the families mentioned on this list.
Here are five Richest Families In The World.
The Mars family owns Mars Inc., one of the world’s largest candy companies. The company makes some of our favored chocolate candies like Milky Way, Snickers, and M&Ms! This family is worth $78 billion dollars.
The Koch family is worth $82 billion dollars. Koch Industries is the United State’s second largest private company with more than $100 billion in sales.
The Walton family is the richest family in the United States. They own the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart! The Walton family’s net worth is $130 billion dollars.
The Rothschild name has been associated with international banking since the late 1700’s. Mayer Rothschild developed a banking business for the German aristocracy and from there a multi-century financial empire flourished! Their family’s net worth is estimated to be $350 billion dollars.
1. The House of Saud
This royal family’s net worth is around $1.4 trillion dollars, making the House of Saud, from Saudi Arabia, the richest family in the world! A majority of their wealth comes from oil prices.