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The world’s 25 richest clans control $1.1 trillion of wealth

$1.1 trillion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may be the richest man on Earth, but even his wealth doesn’t quite match the world’s richest family—for now.

Published   |  Photo by Reuters/Rick Wilking
rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

As Bloomberg reports, some of the largest fortunes among billionaires are inherited. The Waltons, who control half of the Walmart empire, lead the pack at $151.5 billion.

rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

Collectively, the 25 richest families in the world are worth an astounding $1.1 trillion.

rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

The gap between the top three and everyone else is significant. Walmart’s Waltons, the Koch Brothers, and the Mars family account for nearly $340 billion.

rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

Wealth of billionaires

rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

But Bezos is gaining ground fast. Back in January, the Amazon CEO became the richest person in history at an estimated $105.1 billion. In June 2018, Bezos sits around $140 billion.

rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

At that pace, Bezos could overtake the Waltons before the year is out—especially as Amazon Prime continues to grow, rising subscription costs be damned.

rich list walton family walmart
$1.1 trillion

Global billionaire wealth

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