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Top 10 Richest Families in the World

/ January 2, 2015

8) Cox Family (U.S.) – Net Worth: $32 Billion

The 94 year old Anne Cox Chambers is the majority owner of privately-held media conglomerate Cox Enterprises, and continues to be a part of the board of directors. Nephew James Kennedy is the chairman. The company includes Cox Communications (cable, broadband), Cox Media Group (newspapers, TV, radio stations), Manheim (car auctions) and AutoTrader Group (online car sales, Kelley Blue Book).


Anne Cox Chambers – Net Worth: $16 Billion
James (Jim) Ken – Net Worth: $8 Billion

7. Hearst family (U.S.) – Net Worth: $35 Billion

Orson Wells’ Citizen Kane was an immensely popular movie in its time. It was largely based on publishing tycoon William Randolf Hearst. He was the proprietor of San Francisco Examiner. His son William Randolf Hearst Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize. His grandson William R. Hearst III is the current chairman of the Hearst Media Empire.