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Meet the Mars family, heirs to the Snickers and M&M’s candy empire, who spent years avoiding the limelight and are America’s third-wealthiest family ‘dynasty’

The Mars family has a net worth of nearly $US90 billion and helms Mars Inc., the candy empire that brought you Snickers, Twix, and M&M’s. The six family members that rank on the Forbes 400 list have a reported fortune of $US72 billion, making them America’s third-richest family “dynasty,”according to […]
Meet the Mars family, heirs to the Snickers and M&M’s candy empire, who spent years avoiding the limelight and are America’s third-wealthiest family ‘dynasty’
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François Pinault just gave $109 million to help rebuild the Notre-Dame. Meet the French billionaire who owns Christie’s and founded the luxury giant behind Gucci.

The Pinault family finalised its $US109 million gift to help rebuild Notre-Dame on October 1, nearly six months after the cathedral caught fire, according to the Associated Press. François Pinault is the founder and owner of Kering luxury group, which includes several iconic fashion houses, including Gucci and Alexander McQueen. […]
François Pinault just gave $109 million to help rebuild the Notre-Dame. Meet the French billionaire who owns Christie’s and founded the luxury giant behind Gucci.
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Income inequality in the US has hit a record high. Meet the 15 richest American family ‘dynasties,’ who have a combined net worth of $618 billion.

Income inequality in the US has reached a record high, reported Taylor Telford for The Washington Post, citing US Census data released this week. The fortunes of wealthy family dynasties in the US have been increasing, according to a 2019 report by the left-leaningInstitute for Policy Studies. The report looked […]
Income inequality in the US has hit a record high. Meet the 15 richest American family ‘dynasties,’ who have a combined net worth of $618 billion.
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The family behind OxyContin pocketed $10.7 billion from Purdue Pharma. Meet the Sacklers, who built their $13 billion fortune off the controversial opioid.

The family behind Purdue Pharma, the Sacklers, is one of the richest families in the US, with an estimated $US13 billion fortune that came primarily from sales of controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin. Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy in September, as part of a tentative settlement agreement in thousands of lawsuits […]
The family behind OxyContin pocketed $10.7 billion from Purdue Pharma. Meet the Sacklers, who built their $13 billion fortune off the controversial opioid.
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The 28 richest American families, ranked

The US may not have any rich royals, but it does have rich families with net worths in the billions. These billionaire clans have accumulated their fortunes in vastly different ways, from publishing and cosmetics to retail and hotels. Keep reading to see the top 28 richest families in the […]
The 28 richest American families, ranked