Saturday, 28 April 2012

52.Forrest Mars Jr

Forrest Mars Jr
Net Worth
$13.8 B As of March 2012
At a Glance
  • Age: 80
  • Source of Wealth: candy
  • Residence: Big Horn, WY
  • Country of Citizenship: United States
  • Education: Master of Business Administration, New York University; Diploma, The Hotchkiss School; Bachelor of Arts / Science, Yale University
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Children: 7
Forbes Lists
Forrest Mars Jr. and his siblings, John and Jacqueline, own $31.6 billion (sales) Mars, the world's largest candy company thanks in part to its $23 billion acquisition of gum maker Wrigley's in 2008. The candy maker's most famous brands include Milky Way, M&M's, 3 Musketeers, Twix, Skittles, and Snickers, reportedly named for the Mars family's favorite horse. Forrest's grandfather, Frank Mars, began [...] more

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