John Mars

He is the son of Forrest Mars, Sr., and grandson of Frank C. Mars, founders of the American candy company Mars, Incorporated. As a member of the Mars family, his share of the company and other assets were worth US$10 billion in September 2010, making him the 52nd richest person in the world and the 26th richest person in America, according to Forbes. As of October 2012, Mars is listed as the 30th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of 20.1 billion.

 

John Franklyn Mars

With his two siblings, John Mars owns Mars Inc., the world's second-largest confectionery. The company manufactures candy (M&M's, Milky Way, Snickers), chewing gum (Juicy Fruit, Orbit, Extra), pet chow (Pedigree, Royal Canin, Whiskas) and packaged foods (Uncle Ben's, Suzi Wan). The closely held company has annual revenue of more than $30 billion.

Source: topics.bloomberg.com | Date: 1st January 2013 Read more