The Richest Heirs & Heiresses In The United States

Aug 26, 2021Roshanak

The biggest businessmen in the world in the world will pass their fortunes to their children and grandchildren. Some of these heirs and heiress are some of your favorite Hollywood stars like Riley Keough. Ariana Rockefeller is the granddaughter of David Rockefeller Sr., who is worth billions. But there are some unexpected heirs that you might not know yet. Let’s find out more!

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BARRON NICHOLAS HILTON II

Most people recognized Paris and Nicky Hilton are the heiresses of William Barron Hilton. However, They have a little brother, Barron Nicholas Hilton II. Although he has been known to get into a bit of trouble, he is also a model. Their grandfather has a net worth of $2.5 billion, which makes him one of the richest heirs in the United States.

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CAROLINE JONES

Caroline Jones is yet to be recognized as the amazing singer she is, but her father is Paul Tudor Jones II, the founder of the BVI Global Fund. According to Forbes, he has a net worth of $5.8 billion, which Caroline as well as her siblings will inherit in the future. In the meantime, she performs in classrooms around America and has recorded songs with Tommy Mottola.

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JEFF AND MACKENZIE BEZOS’S CHILDREN

Jeff Bezos is considered the richest man in the man with a net worth of $188.3 billion, while his ex-wife Mackenzie has a net worth of $60.6 billion. Both of these amounts are expected to keep growing due to Amazon, and their four children will inherit this fortune. Although their names have never been mentioned, they share three songs and an adopted daughter.

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RONALD LAUDER

Ronald Lauder has been a successful businessman for many years, but that’s all because of his mother, Estée Lauder, who founded the famous brand. While other heirs and heiresses might not have a big role in their parents/grandparents’ companies yet, Ronald had been the chairman of Clinique Laboratories for almost three decades and has a net worth of $4.9 billion. Meanwhile, the Lauder family combined has a net worth of $17.9 billion.

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PAIGE LAURIE

Laurie’s grandfather is none other than Bud Walton, one of the founders of Walmart. The other was his brother Sam. When Bud passed away in 2005, Nancy Walton Laurie, Paige’s mother, received part of the company, which increased her net worth to $8 billion. Meanwhile, Paige’s current net worth remains unknown, but it has been reported that she received $872,000 a month from stocks and dividends back in 2015.

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JENNIFER GATES

Jennifer is one of Bill Gates’ three children. The Microsoft founder has a net worth of $115.9 billion, which Jennifer will share with her siblings in the future. However, she has already accumulated a ton of money on her own. Her net worth is $20 million. Additionally, Jennifer has attended Stanford University and Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine.

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ALEXA DELL

Alexa is another tech heiress as her father is Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Technologies. Dell’s net worth is $38.4 billion. Additionally, she is engaged to Harrison Refoua, who is a millionaire in real estate. It was reported that he proposed with a 12-carat diamond ring worth $3 million. Moreover, Alexa’s childhood home was known as “The Castle”.

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EVE JOBS

Eve Jobs is the daughter of Apple founder, Steve Jobs. However, she stays away from the limelight unlike some of the other heiresses on this list. She also went to Stanford like Jennifer Gates, and they compete together in equestrian events. Eve Jobs will inherit a ton of money from her mother, Laurene Powell Jobs, who inherited when her husband died. It’s a net worth of $19.5 billion.

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SAM LOGAN

You probably recognize Sam Logan from his appearance on MTV’s ‘Siesta Key’, where he showed off his amazing wealth including fancy cars, private planes, yachts, and more. Logan’s mother, Elizabeth, is the is part owner of Scripps Networks, which control the Food Network, HGTV, DIY Network, the Travel Channel, and more. She inherited it from her grand-aunt, Ellen Browning Scripps. Their family has a collective net worth of $7.2 billion

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RILEY KEOUGH

Elvis’s granddaughter has been steadily rising in Hollywood with solid roles in Netflix’s ‘Hold the Dark’, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, ‘The Lodge’, ‘The Haunting of Hill House’, and more. Riley and her siblings are set to inherit the amazing fortune of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, which is a net worth of $300 million. However, it looks like Keough will not need it due to her success in the business.

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LYNSI SNYDER

You might remember Linsy Snyder the next you time you have a tasty burger at In-N-Out. She was the only heir to the company, and at the age of 35, she became the owner. Her net worth is set at $3 billion, but unlike some of the other people on this list, Lynsi prefers to stay away from the spotlight. The billionaire is married to Sean Ellington, a former employee of the company.

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ARIANA ROCKEFELLER

Almost everyone in the world recognizes the name "Rockefeller". The famous wealthy family founded Standard Oil in the 19th century, and they have a net worth of $11 billion as of 2016. Her grandfather, David Rockefeller Sr. was worth $3 billion by 2017 when he passed away. Ariana will inherit all those billions, but she is also a successful fashion designer with several lines out there.

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MEGAN ELLISON

Megan is another tech heiress as her father is Larry Ellison, the chairman of Oracle Chairman. He has a net worth of $78.5 billion according to Forbes. However, Megan is making her own name as a successful producer. She launched Annapurna Pictures, which was responsible for films like ‘American Hustle’, ‘Phantom Thread’, ‘Her’, and more. She has even received Academy Award nominations. Additionally, her personal net worth is $200 million.

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GEORGINA BLOOMBERG

You probably know that Georgina is the daughter of Michael Bloomberg, the founder of Bloomberg LP. He has a net worth of $54.9 billion, but she has a personal net worth of $100 million. Additionally, Georgina is an avid equestrian just like Jennifer Gates and Eve Jobs. She has been riding horses since the age of 6.

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AERIN LAUDER

As you probably suspect, Aerin is the daughter of Ronald Lauder, and just like her father, she has been working actively in her grandmother’s company for many years. Additionally, her stake at the company has built her a net worth of $2.9 billion. Aerin works as a style and image director at Estée Lauder and has her own namesake brand.

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TRAVIS KNIGHT

Travis is the son of Phil Knight, founder of Nike. The whole family has a net worth of $48.6 billion. The young heir could have lived happily with his family’s fortune, but instead, he decided to make his own way. He was a rap star, although his career did not take off. Since then, Travis became an animator and has work in films like ‘Coraline’, ‘The Boxtrolls’, ‘Paranorman’, and many others. In 2016, Travis was given control of $2.3 billion of Nike’s shares.

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LYDIA HEARST-SHAW

Lydia Hearst-Shaw is the great-granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, the newspaper mogul. The Hearst family has a combined net worth of $28 billion, but Lydia has a personal net worth of $100 million. Meanwhile, she is known as a fashion blogger, model, and actress. Her mother is the famous actress Patricia Hearst.

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JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS

You might be surprised to see Louis-Dreyfus on this list, as she made her own name in the entertainment business thanks to ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Veep’. But she is the daughter of Gerard Louis-Dreyfus, the former chairman of the Louis-Dreyfus agricultural firm. When he passed, his wife Margarita Louis-Dreyfus inherited his shares and her current net worth to $5.6 billion. Meanwhile, the actress has a reported net worth of $250 million.

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ALLY HILFIGER

You might also recognize Ally from another MTV show, ‘Rich Girls’. She is the daughter of fashion designer, Tommy Hilfiger. Audiences saw her extravagant life on the show, where Ally was accompanied by her friend Jaime Gleicher. Meanwhile, her father’s net worth is reported at $450 million, which she is set to inherit.  

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BALTHAZAR GETTY

Just like Barron Hilton, Balthazar has been known for getting into trouble. But he was also in several movies like ‘Lord of the Flies’ and works as a fashion designer as well. He has a personal net worth of $200 million. His family founded Getty Oil, and they are worth $5.4 billion. However, Balthazar only recently got comfortable being part of his family because they have always been wrapped in scandals.

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DYLAN LAUREN

Dylan is another fashion heiress, as her father is fashion designer Ralph Lauren. However, she also became a huge entrepreneur herself in another kind of business: candy. She is the owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar, which is considered the largest candy store in the world. Her net worth is reported at $50 million, but Ralph Lauren’s net worth is $5.6 billion.

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PARIS HILTON

Paris Hilton has been part of the mainstream spotlight for years, as she started appearing in reality shows in the early 2000s. Her great grandfather is the founder of Hilton Hotels, and William Barron Hilton has a net worth of $2.5 billion. However, Paris’ personal net worth is reportedly $300 million, which comes from her brand.

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PETER BRANT II

Peter Brant II is another heir on this list that loves showcasing his expensive lifestyle on social media. Additionally, he seems to love being a socialite. His personal net worth is only $2 million, but he is the heir to the White Birch Paper Company, founded by Peter M. Brant. His father has a net worth of approximately $800 million.

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WILLOW AND JADEN SMITH

You probably recognize Willow and Jaden Smith as the children of Jada Pinkett-Smith and Will Smith. However, both of them have made their names in the business and have accumulated a lot of money for themselves. Jaden reportedly has a net worth of $8 million, while Willow is worth $6 million. However, they will still inherit an estimated $280 million from their parents.

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BARBARA HUTTON

Barbara Hutton is still considered one of the biggest socialites ever. She inherited a fortune of $50 million in 1933, which would translate to $965 million today. That was only one part of Frank Winfield Woolworth’s estate. Sadly, her lavish lifestyle would eventually catch up with her. When she passed in 1979, Hutton was broke.

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TIFFANY TRUMP

Tiffany Trump is the fourth child of the billionaire founder of The Trump Organization, which holds mover than 500 business entities. His net worth is $2.5 billion. Meanwhile, Tiffany’s personal net worth is estimated to be $10 million. Furthermore, she is dating Michael Boulos, a billionaire heir as well.

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ZOË KRAVITZ

Kravitz is everywhere these days, as she is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars right now. However, she is also the daughter of rock star Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet. They have a net worth of $80 million and $14 million respectively. Kravitz should inherit some of that fortune, although she is making her own fortune with a net worth of $8 million and rising.

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EDWARD NORTON

Norton is another hugely popular actor on our list. His grandfather was James Rouse, the founder of the Rouse Company and Enterprise Community Partners. Rouse has been credited with creating the concept of a shopping mall and making the city of Columbia, Maryland. The actor has a personal net worth of $300 million, but not everything comes from his acting career. He has become a great investor in technologies such as Uber, Kensho, and more.   

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TERESA HEINZ KERRY

Teresa was married to John Heinz, who was one of the heirs to the famous ketchup brand. His fortune went to her, and later Teresa married John Kerry. Her net worth is estimated to be $750 million. Meanwhile, the Kerry family is also extremely wealthy with a net worth of approximately $525 million.

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It’s amazing how much money some of these people will inherit, as their parents and grandparents made fortunes way before they were born. Let us know what you think about these astounding amounts of money. If you liked this article, share it with your friends that love everything about celebrities. See you next time!

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