Since last year’s wealthiest families report — published in June — the Waltons of Walmart have increased their fortune $39 billion to reach a total of $191 billion, as they are still the richest family in the world. According to Bloomberg’s most recent financial report, the Waltons rake in an insane $70,000 per minute, $4 million per hour, and $100 million per day.
The publication goes on to point out that the richest 0.1% in America now controls more wealth than at any given time since 1929. In total, the 25 richest families in the world are responsible for $1.4 trillion in wealth, a growth of 24% from last year.
Next in line behind the Waltons of Walmart is the Mars family with its candy empire, accounting for the second richest family in the world, worth $126.5 billion. Following behind them are the Kocks of Koch Industries worth $124.5 billion. A newcomer to this year’s list is the royal House of Saud worth $100 billion.
In total, the world’s richest families have gained $250 billion in wealth since last year. You can see the top 10 wealthiest families listed below, then visit Bloomberg for a breakdown of each fortune.
1. Walton of Walmart, $190.5 billion
2. Mars of Mars, $126.5 billion
3. Koch of Koch Industries, $124.5 billion
4. Al Saud, $100 billion
5. Wertheimer of Chanel, $57.6 billion
6. Hermes of Hermes, $53.1 billion
7. Van Damme, De Spoelberch, De Mevius of Anheuser-Busch InBev, $52.9 billion
8. Boehringer, Von Baumbach of Boehringer Ingelheim, $51.9 billion
9. Ambani of Reliance Industries, $50.4 billion
10. Cargill, MacMillan of Cargill, $42.9 billion
- Source: Bloomberg