The Richest Families in America

July 21st, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

Forbes has compiled a list of the wealthiest families in the United States - 185 dynasties in all with a collective fortune of $1.2 trillion.

Follow up:

The Waltons come first by a considerable distance. Worth an incredible $152 billion, they are also considered the wealthiest family in the world. The surviving family members inherited their wealth from Bud and Sam Walton who founded Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer with $476 billion in revenue. The Koch family are in second place, worth $89 billion while the Mars family rounds off the top three with a $60 billion fortune.

This chart shows the top 10 wealthiest families in the United States in 2014.

Infographic: The Richest Families in America | Statista
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