The United States of America is the most powerful country the world has to offer. This is a very progressive nation that is built with a number of business companies that are owned by wealthy American families. These companies are offering various products and services needed by the people within and outside the country.
In this regard, 10 richest families in the United States
10. Duncan Family, $22.4 Billion
Dan Duncan, the patriarch of the Duncan family, came from a poor family in Texas. Because of his great effort in establishing companies regarding gas and oil pipelines, the family has its fortune founded in the year 1968. At the age of 77, he left his wealth to his 4 children. They are Scott Duncan, Dannine Duncan Avara, Milane Frantz, and Randa Duncan Williams.
9. (Edward) Johnson Family, $26 Billion
49% of stock shares in Fidelity is owned by the Johnson family. Just in case you don’t know, Fidelity is known to be the 2nd biggest mutual fund firm that the United States has to offer. The company headquarters of the family can be located in Boston, Massachusetts. It was in 1946 when the family’s fortune was founded.
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8. S.C. Johnson Family, $28.8 Billion
It was in the year 1886 when the family’s great fortune was founded. The huge income comes from the family’s company that is making various cleaning products in the entire USA such as Shout, Glade, Windex, and Ziploc. The family’s company headquarters can be located in Racine, Wisconsin.
7. Pritzker Family, $30 Billion
Hyatt Hotels are owned by the Pritzker family. The family also has owned investment related companies. It was in the year 1936 when the family’s fortune was founded. The company’s headquarters of the family is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are 13 individuals who are sharing with the fortune of the family.
6. Hearst Family, $32 Billion
It was in the year 1887 when the fortune of the family was founded. The main source of income of the family is the Hearst Corporation. The company’s headquarters can be located in New York City, New York. There are a number of family members who are sharing with the whopping money of the family, around 66 individuals.
5. Cox Family, $34.5 Billion
In the year 1898, the fortune of Cox family was founded. The family becomes extremely rich because of their media related products and services offered in their companies. The company’s headquarters can be found in Atlanta, Georgia. There are 3 family members who are sharing with the family’s great wealth.
4. Cargill-MacMillan Family, $45 Billion
In 1865, the great fortune of Cargill-MacMillan family was founded. Cargill Inc. is the main source of the Cargill-MacMillan family. The company’s headquarters can be located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The estimated number of family members of the family is around 23.
3. Mars Family, $80 Billion
It was in 1911 when the fortune of Mars family was founded. The said family is the owner of a billion dollar candy manufacturer known as Mars. The company’s headquarters can be found in McLean, Virginia. There are 3 family members who are sharing with the great wealth of Mars family.
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2. Koch Family, $86 Billion
It was in 1925 when Koch family founded their great fortune. The main source of income of the family is diversified. They actually started getting a lot of money from refineries. The company’s headquarters can be found in Wichita, Kansas. There are 4 members of the Koch family who are currently sharing with the family’s wealth.
1. Walton Family, $149 Billion
It was in the year 1962 when Walton family founded their fortune. The biggest retailing business in the entire world known as Wal-Mart is owned by Walton Family. There are 6 members of Walton family who are currently sharing with the family’s whopping money.
These are the 10 richest families in United States that you should know. Without a doubt, they deserve their huge business success today.