Wealth is power; we have seen both in history and in the modern world that the most powerful people in the world are the ones with the most wealth. With the rise of social media, and authentic magazines like Forbes it is easier than ever to find out how much money other people have. Social media shows you what celebrities are up to, and sometimes we can’t just stop and wonder how wealthy some of these people really are. We have gathered a list of some of the wealthiest families in the world. From oil tycoons to heirs of iconic brands like Walmart or Chanel, we will be discussing 51 families that made their fortunes in a variety of different ways.