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Top 10 Richest Families In The World 

The world’s wealthiest families not only amass staggering fortunes but also wield significant influence across industries and continents.

From the retail giants to oil dynasties and luxury fashion houses, these families have built empires that define global commerce and culture, reports Vanguard.

Here’s a closer look at the top 10 richest families in the world in 2024, per ranking via Investopedia, exploring their net worth and business ventures.

Richest Families in the World

Al Nahyan Family

Net Worth: $305 billion

Industry: Industrial, diversified investments

The Al Nahyan family is known to be the ruling and wealthiest family in Abu Dhabi . Their wealth amass from vast investments in various sectors, including oil, real estate, and finance.

Walton Family

Net Worth: $259.7 billion

Industry: Consumer Retail (Walmart)

The Walton family, Heirs to the Walmart empire, the Waltons have maintained their position through extensive global retail operations.

Hermès Family

Net Worth: $150.9 billion

Industry: Luxury fashion

The Hermès family owns the iconic French luxury brand Hermès known for its high-end fashion and accessories.

Mars Family

Net Worth: $141.9 billion

Industry: Confectionery, pet care

The Mars family is best known for their candy empire, including brands like M&M’s and Snickers, and has diversified into pet care.

Al Thani Family

Net Worth: $133 billion

Industry: Industrial, diversified investments

The Al Thani family is the ruling family of Qatar. The Al Thani family’s wealth primarily stems from their control over Qatar’s vast oil and natural gas reserves. Their investments in various industries, including finance, real estate, and infrastructure, have also contributed significantly to their wealth.

Koch Family

Net Worth: $127.3 billion

Industry: Diversified industrial

The Koch family, Owners of Koch Industries, one of the largest private companies in the world, with interests spanning multiple sectors.

Al Saud Family

Net Worth: $112 billion

Industry: Industrial

Al Saud family, the Saudi royal family, whose wealth is deeply rooted from their control over Saudi Arabia’s oil reserves and their investments in various industries.

Ambani Family

Net Worth: $104.3 billion

Industry: Diversified industrial (Reliance Industries)

The Ambani family’s wealth comes from Reliance Industries, with interests in telecommunications, retail, and digital services.

Wertheimer Family

Net Worth: $89.6 billion

Industry: Luxury fashion (Chanel)

The Wertheimer family’s wealth mainly comes from their ownership of Chanel, a renowned luxury fashion house. Their successful management and expansion of the Chanel brand have significantly contributed to their wealth.

Thomson Family

Net Worth: $71.1 billion

Industry: Media (Thomson Reuters)

The Thomsons are major players in the media industry through their ownership of Thomson Reuters, providing news and financial market information.

These families have diversified their investments across various sectors, ranging from traditional industries like oil and retail to luxury fashion and media, demonstrating significant influence and economic power globally.

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