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Top 10 Richest Families in the World

/ January 2, 2015

2) Walton Family (U.S.) – Net Worth: $152 Billion

The Walton family is the second richest family in the world. They inherited their wealth from Bud and Sam Walton, founders of Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. Collectively, the Waltons own over 50% of the company, and are worth a combined total of $151.2 billion.


Christy Walton – Net Worth: $37.6 Billion
Jim Walton – Net Worth: $35.1 Billion
Alice Walton – Net Worth: $34.7 Billion
S. Robson “Rob” Walton – Net Worth: $34.7 Billion
Ann Walton Kroenke – Net Worth: $4.9 Billion
Nancy Walton Laurie – Net Worth: $4.2 Billion

1) The House of Saud (Saudi Arabia) – Net Worth: $1.4 Trillion

According to Saudi experts, the royal net worth is around $1.4 trillion. More than 10,000 princes use this wealth to wield their political influence and to keep the common folk at bay.

Advent of the internet and the social media has resulted in enhanced awareness. Dissention is brewing between the members of the royal family and the common man.


This may result in the common people attacking the royalty. This has been prevented by the members of the royal family paying people to favor the state. According to some political experts, this is only a temporary solution. They warn of growing distrust against the state.

The above-mentioned rich families offer an invaluable clue, which is that the only way to stay rich is to keep on investing wisely.