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Top 10 Richest Families in the World

/ January 2, 2015

12. Duncan family (U.S.) – Net Worth: $25.4 Billion

Dan Duncan is a self –made billionaire. He struck it rich in oil, natural gas and petrochemical pipelines. When he passed away in 2010, he left nearly $10 billion estate to his four children. The family fortune has since grown by approximately $15 billion.

11. S. C. Johnson family (U.S.) Net Worth: $25.5 Billion

S. C. Johnson founded Johnson’s Prepared Paste Wax Company in 1886. His son Herbert Fisk Johnson inherited the company and ran it till he passed away in 1928. He died without a will. The estate was divided between his two children Herbert Fisk Jr and Henrietta Johnson Louis. Herbert Fisk Jr’s grandchildren run the company today.