Saturday, 28 April 2012

54.John Mars

John Mars

Net Worth
$13.8 B As of March 2012
John Mars
At a Glance
  • Age: 75
  • Source of Wealth: candy
  • Residence: Jackson, WY
  • Country of Citizenship: United States
  • Education: Diploma, The Hotchkiss School; Bachelor of Arts / Science, Yale University
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 3
Forbes Lists
John Mars and his siblings, Forrest Jr. 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. John's grandfather, Frank Mars, began making [...] more

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