The richest family in the world
Whatever a fiery speech uttered policies, often they do not have an impact on the state economy in the country. The richest families in the world have the ability to control the financial sphere and set the pace for the development of a state. Each generation of the richest clans on the light tried to increase their wealth, acquired by the ancestors, so that today manages billions of dollars.
The Rothschild Family
The dynasty of the Rothschilds for many years leads the list of the richest families in the world. The Creator of the Empire of this clan is Amshel Mayer Rothschild. He’s 12 years old began to learn the intricacies of financial management at the Bank of Oppenheimer, where he was sent by the father for training. After graduation, Mayer first worked in the store of his father, then involved in Antiques, and soon opened his own Bank. He successfully led a financial institution and managed to increase capital in the most difficult times.
Cravings for Finance inherited, all descendants of Mayer Rothschild. Moreover, in order not to disperse amassed capital and to maintain the confidentiality of information about finances, the clan was created intrafamily marriages. The Rothschilds were never involved in the scandals associated with divorce. All members of the clan for 3 centuries trying to avoid the press. Even doing charity work, they prefer to remain anonymous.
Today, the Rothschild family has capital that exceeds 2 trillion dollars. This amount is an estimate. The clan has a huge number of financial companies, to determine the value of which is not always possible.
The Family Of Al Saud
The second richest dynasty in the world recognized the family of al Saud. Members of the clan with 1700 ruled Saudi Arabia. In 1962, the dynasty left politics and engaged in the oil business that brought him fabulous income. Today the clan of al Saud is the richest in the country. Dynasty has at its disposal nearly 1.4 trillion. dollars. It is headed by Salman Ibn Abdul-Aziz al Saud, who in 2015 is the king of Saudi Arabia and performs the post of Prime Minister.
The Family Of The Waltons
Dynasty the Waltons today owns about 11 thousand supermarkets located in 27 countries. Thanks to the trade family owns the third largest capital. As the clan is around 152 billion. The founder of the dynasty is considered to be Sam Walton, who in 27 years opened its first large store. This was preceded by hard work. To raise the necessary development capital, Sam since childhood, was engaged in trade. Today, his business continues 3 members of the family.
The fourth richest is the Koch dynasty. The increase of capital of this clan began in 1940, when Fred Koch organized a company of Koch Industries. It is the second largest company engaged in oil refining. Sons Fred also showed great ability in the business. They greatly expanded the company and developed new areas of activity:
- manufacture of chemicals and fertilizers;
- manufacture of household items.
Through hard work, family, Koch now owns a capital of 89 billion dollars.
Clan Mars managed to prove to the world that even candy can you earn a decent condition. This family owned confectionary factories that produce the world famous chocolate bars and other sweets. Mars was founded in 1920. Earn huge profits she helped the idea to create a chocolate that doesn’t melt in your hands. Thanks to her family of Mars in 1980 was recognized as the richest dynasty in the world. Today the state of the clan is 80 billion dollars.
A Family Of Slim
Sixth position in the ranking of the richest families in the world goes to the Mexican clan slim. The head of the dynasty Carlos slim has long been considered the unofficial king of the country. It has its own exchange, a mobile communications company, the holding centers. His family members are headed by non-profit funds that are engaged in the arts, education and health. At the present time the dynasty owns a capital that is larger than 77 billion dollars.
The Family Of Cargill-Macmillan
Seventh place in the list of the richest dynasties the world goes to the family Cahill-McMillan, which has at its disposal capital in the amount of 45 billion dollars. It owns 88% shares of the largest company in the world Cargill, which is engaged in the agricultural and food industry. In recent years, the organization began to learn the trade and the financial sector. The status of the clan in 2016 amounted to 45 billion dollars.
Huge state is owned by the French dynasty Betancur. The family owns a famous worldwide company l’oreal, based Enganam by Schüller in 1909. Thanks to a thriving business clan Betancur owns 42.7 billion dollars and occupies the eighth position in the ranking of the richest families in the world. Today the company manages l’oreal’s daughter Angie and his grandchildren.
In the list of the richest families in the world is the Arnault dynasty, the capital of which is 37.7 billion. Members of this clan owns some of the most famous French fashion houses and companies that produce luxury items. A family company LVMH, founded in 1987, is expanding every year, systematically absorbing smaller enterprises. She confidently leads the luxury market.
The Family Of Coke
Huge capital is owned by the American dynasty Cox, who gets the tenth place in the list of the richest families in the world. At the present time, the company that owns this clan has a lot of publications, radio and TV channels. The family also includes entities that sell vehicles. The founder of the Empire coke, which today are about 34.5 billion dollars, was Cox, James Middleton. He started his business in 1989, founding publisher of the newspaper Dayton Daily News.