The Mars family is worth an estimated US$94 billion. Photo: Getty Images. The Mars family is worth an estimated US$94 billion. Photo: Getty Images.
The Mars family is worth an estimated US$94 billion. Photo: Getty Images.

Meet the Mars family, the ‘notoriously private’ billionaire heirs to the Snickers and M&Ms candy empire: how America’s third-richest family made its US$94 billion fortune

  • Founded by Frank Mars in Washington in the 1900s, today Mars Inc. also includes Wrigley and pet care brand Iams, acquired from Procter & Gamble in 2014
  • John Mars was made an honorary knight by Queen Elizabeth while his sister Jacqueline is an active supporter of the US Olympic Equestrian Team

Topic |   Millionaires and billionaires
The Mars family is worth an estimated US$94 billion. Photo: Getty Images. The Mars family is worth an estimated US$94 billion. Photo: Getty Images.
The Mars family is worth an estimated US$94 billion. Photo: Getty Images.
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