Appearances are blurry, but gemstones and money continue to flow endlessly. This is the mantra these incredibly wealthy families follow. The top ten most extravagant families have an incredibly considerable overall salary of $3.4 trillion. This is equivalent to the total GDP of Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. The 10 richest families in the world.
10: The Dumas Family, France: Estimated Wealth – $49.2 billion
The Dumas family is not afraid of the spotlight and why would they? As the owner of the high-end fashion brand Hermès, the Dumas family would have a combined fortune of $29.2 billion. The Dumas family was founded by the late Thierry Hermes in 1837. This brand has become a global fashion house for 21st-century travelers.
9: The Brin Family, United States: Wealth Estimate: $51.1 Billion
Sergey Green, the online technology mogul and co-founder of companies such as Google and Larry Page, has become extremely wealthy, with a total economic value of more than $50 billion. He currently serves as President of the parent company of search engines Alphabet Inc.
Brin’s wealth is shared between his two children and he recently divorced his ex-wife Anne Wojcicki, who is wealthy in turn with an estimated value of $480 million.
8: The Ambani family, originally from India: Estimated wealth: $52.3 billion
The late Dhirubhai Ambani, the co-founder of Reliance Industries, has transformed his small textile company into one of India’s largest conglomerates. His wealth was shared equitably among his sons, who are still the majority shareholders of the company.
7: The Page Family, U.S.: Estimated Wealth – $52.4 Billion
Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, has recorded a colossal wealth estimated at $52.4 billion. He is now CEO of Alphabet Inc. He is paid a dollar every year as a symbolic gesture. Mr. Page shares his wealth with his wife Lucinda Southworth and their two adorable children, whom they have kept out of the spotlight.
6: The Albrecht family, from Germany – wealth estimated at 2 billion dollars.
The founders of the Aldi supermarket group, Karl and Theo Albrecht, which split in 1960 into two separate entities, Aldi North and Aldi Sud, due to commercial differences between the brothers.
The brothers then enjoyed great success and took over their chains internationally, then crossed the Atlantic to settle in the United States. The channels are now run by their children and children of the same name and continue to develop.
5: The Chakri Family, From Thailand: Estimated Wealth – $60 Billion
The Charki family has ruled Thailand for 237 years and continues to be treated with the utmost respect by the people. The family consists of 22 monarchs who are estimated to control a combined wealth of $60 billion, a combination of aid, jewelry, and large real estate.
4: The Ellison Family, United States: Estimated wealth at $61.8 billion.
Larry Ellison, the co-founder of global company Oracle, is worth a shocking $61.8 billion. The Ellison family is not afraid to be in the limelight, they are often spotted in the places where they live and sail on their yachts.
Mr. Ellison shares his wealth with his two daughters, who are true red carpet icons and fully glorified actresses.
3: The Zuckerberg Family, U.S.: Estimated Wealth – $63 Billion
The Zuckerberg family is run by tech tycoon Mark Zuckerberg, who established the Facebook empire. He shares his immense fortune with his current wife, Priscilla Chan, and their two daughters. Mark has also publicly explained that he plans to donate a large part of his fortune to charity.
2: The Slim Family, Mexico: Estimated wealth at $64.9 billion.
The Slim family was the richest family in the world in 2010 and 2013. Due to corporate and stock value issues, the $64.9 billion family fell slightly on the list. The family made a fortune with Grupo Carso. The family consists of husband Carlos Slim, his wife, and six children.
1: The U.S. Mars Family: Wealth Estimate – $70.8 Billion
The family and owners of Mars Inc., which was founded by Forrest Mars Sr, created a dynasty of confectioners. It has developed into many other brands and the company’s values are shared by its three children.