The richest U.S. family clans are named

The richest U.S. family clans are named

Heirs of the U.S. retail giant Walmart Waltons became the richest family clan in the United States according to Forbes magazine. In total, the publication listed 50 families with a combined fortune of $1.2 trillion.

The combined fortune of the Waltons, who own about half of Walmart, is estimated at $247 billion. The three children of corporation founder Sam Walton – Alice, Jim and Rob – are among the twenty richest businessmen in the world according to Forbes.

In second place in the ranking was the Koch family with a fortune of $100 billion. Its members own 84 percent of Koch Industries, which is engaged in manufacturing, trade, investment, petroleum refining, chemicals, man-made fibers and plastics. In third place, the publication placed the Mars family, which owns a food manufacturer of the same name. The company makes Mars, Milky Way, Snickers and M&M’s chocolates and jelly beans, among other things. Their combined fortune is estimated at $94 billion.

It was previously reported that the richest people in the world increased their wealth in 2020 by $1.9 trillion, or 20 percent. As of December 11, the capital of the wealthiest people in the world was $11.4 trillion.