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The Top 6 Wealthiest Families in America Today

There are many wealthy families in America thanks to massive corporations and thriving businesses. But who are the top six wealthiest in America today?

Here is a list of some, populated thanks to an internet forum.

The Walton family’s wealth began when Sam Walton established the first Walmart in 1962. There are currently seven living members of the family.

1. Walton Family

The Koch family owns Koch Industries, one of the largest privately owned companies in the United States. Brothers David and Charles also are widely known for their impact on American politics.

2. Koch Family

Candy lovers have likely heard of the Mars family before. They own Mars Inc., which produces Snickers, M&M’s, Twix, and other popular candy bars.

3. Mars Family

According to Forbes, the Cargill-MacMillan family has fourteen billionaires, the most of any family worldwide. Their total net worth is $47 billion.

4. Cargill-MacMillan Family

Lauder family members are the cosmetics tycoons behind the Estée Lauder brand. The family’s matriarch founded the company with her husband in 1946.

5. Lauder Family

Samuel Curtis Johnson is the founder and namesake of the family-owned S.C. Johnson company. In the 1800s, Johnson’s flooring business grew after he invented the company’s floor wax.

6. S.C. Johnson Family

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