Top 25 Richest American Offspring Of Today
As one of the youngest countries in the world, America gave the world so much. Moreover, this fantastic country allowed people from all over the world to fulfill their wildest dreams. With that on the mind, it comes as no surprise that most successful corporations and billionaires are based in the States.
These corporations and billionaires are in various industries, from the food industry, hotel industry, or they are pioneering new technologies. As it often happens, business is passed down to children from parents. So, even if offsprings are not running the company, they are still earning mind-blowing money. Here are the wealthiest offspring in the States. Some you know, while others might shock you because they choose to be of media and to build a fortune on their own.
25. Susan Rockefeller
Net Worth: $3.3 million
Wealth Inherited From: John D. Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller founded the famous Standard Oil fortune. At the one moment, the company’s worth was around $313 billion. So, part of that wealth went straight to Susan, who not only an heiress but also a philanthropist and conservationist. She is married to David, who is directly linked to the fortune.
Susan attended the famous Hampshire College, where she got her BA. She is also a filmmaker, and her movies always explore burning questions, such as ocean poisoning, racism, poverty, illness, and more. She even received an award from the NOAA.
24. Jaden Smith
Net Worth: $8 million
Wealth Inherited From: Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Will and Jada have one of the longest marriages in Hollywood. They are known for living a real family life. Moreover, they are continually working with their children and supporting them. That was the case with Jaden. He appeared the first time next to Will in the movie, The Pursuit of Happyness. After that, he appeared in films such as Karate Kid and After Earth.
In 2017 Jaden released his first debut album. It’s estimated that together Will and Jada’s net worth is $300 million, and undoubtedly a huge part of it will go to Jaden. So far, Jaden managed to earn by himself almost $8M, and he is only 21 years old.
23. Kyra Sedgwick
Net Worth: $16 million
Wealth Inherited From: Robert Sedgwick
You may know Kyra as a Golden Globe award-winning actress, but did you know that she is also a millionaire? Or that her millions come from her family? Her father is Henry Dwight Sedgwick V, one of the most successful venture capitalists.
However, Sedgwick decided to take a different path than her father. She started acting when she was only a teenager, 16 years old, to be exact. Recently, she is most known for her role on the TNT series The Closer.
22. Nicky Hilton
Net Worth: $20 million
Wealth Inherited From: Hilton Hotels
Nicky Hilton is next to Paris Hilton, one of the most famous heiresses in the world. Some would say that the Hilton family rules the hotel industry. Next to being an heiress, Nicky is also a businesswoman and a fashion designer. She was born in raised in New York City. Nicky Hilton is married to James Rothschild, an heir to the Rothschild fortune.
While younger, Nicky worked as a model as well, before her fashion design business took off. Nowadays, she is busy running her handbag collection, named Nicholai. Most recently, she launched her new project, “Mommy and Me” capsule.
21. Olivia Wilde
Net Worth: $20 million
Wealth Inherited From: Andrew Cockburn
You may know her from the famous TV show ‘Doctor House,’ but the truth is that she was famous before that memorable role. Her career began in 2005, and she even produces a movie, Booksmart. Initially, this heiress was born n New Your City, but she attended The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland.
Her father is Andrew Cockburn, journalist, and editor of Harper’s Magazine, while her mom is Leslie Cockburn, a filmmaker, and a famous American investigative journalist.
20. Brooke Shields
Net Worth: $25 million
Wealth Inherited From: Frank Shields
Brooke Shields started her acting career as a child, and during the 1980s, she was a valid beauty symbol. She even worked as a model for some period, even in her adulthood. Brooke was born and raised in Manhattan. She lives there even today. Her most significant milestone in the acting carrier was a role in the movie Pretty Baby.
The younger generation usually knows her for the legendary movie, The Blue Lagoon. In 1999, she divorced a famous tennis player, Andre Agassi. Afterward, she marries Chris Hency, and they lasted for eighteen years. The former couple has two children together. Brooke is the heir to Revlon Frank Shields’ fortune.
19. Tinsley Mortimer
Net Worth: $28 million
Wealth Inherited From: George Riley Mercer
Tinsley Mortimer is best known as a reality television personality. Before she became socialite, she worked as a model. Wealth runs through her family since her father is one of the most successful real estate developer and investor, George Mercer. Her mom, Dale, was an interior designer. Her grandfather founded the Mercer Rug company in 1936.
Tinsley holds a BA in history from Columbia University. She volunteered at Habitat for Humanity and even worked as a beauty assistant for Vogue. Mortimer was also a beauty ambassador for Christian Dior. Further, she has her lip gloss: “Tinsley Pink.” At the moment, she is busy appearing in a reality show called High Society.
18. Travis Knight
Net Worth: $34 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Nike
Phil Knight is a man who founded Nike, and Travis is his son. Do we need to explain more? Even his grandfather was a famous publisher, William Knight. At the moment, Travis lives in Oregon, and he graduated from Portland State. So far, he had a very diverse career. First, he was a rapper and produced his first demo.
Afterward, he tested his creativity as a movie produces, animator, and film director. He is also the lead animator for the Laika movie studio. Travis received an Academy Award nomination for the best-animated feature, meaning that he is recognized as a top animator.
17. Amanda Hearst
Net Worth: $100 million
Wealth Inherited From: Hearst Corporation
Amanda Hearst is the heiress to the Hearst Corporation, socialite, and model. She is busy working full-time as a marketing editor at Marie Claire. She also works as a model. Amanda is a huge animal lover.
She even founded a charity foundation named Friends of Finn. The charity is focused on preventing and stopping puppy mills. She was raised by her mom only because her father left her mother before she was born.
16. North West
Net Worth: $130 million
Wealth Inherited From: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (Parents)
North West is the first child of celebrity Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West. She was born very underweight, that doctors were concerned about her health. Luckily, North is today a healthy kid, ruling the social media.
North West is one of the richest kids on the Planet. Rumor has it that just her closet is worth thousands of dollars. For such a young age, North is busy making money, participating in various commercials, videos, and TV shows.
15. Balthazar Getty
Net Worth: $200 million
Wealth Inherited From: Getty Oil
Have you ever heard about Getty Oil? That’s right, famous music producer and occasional actor, Balthazar Getty, is directly connected with the Getty family. He spends his childhood acting, but soon he switches it for music.
Balthazar’s best screen appearance was as an auto mechanic in David Lynch’s film Lost Highway. He is also a huge philanthropist and works on providing food to impoverished children in Africa.
14. Suri Cruise
Net Worth: $300 million
Wealth Inherited From: Tom Cruise (Father)
When young Suri grows up, she will inherit a considerable amount of money. The only biological child of a famous actor, Tom Cruise, is once again always under the media spotlight.
Suri disappears from public life for a few years, together with her mom, Katie Holmes, and kept a low key life. Now, they are making headlines once again.
13. Paris Hilton
Net Worth: $300 million
Wealth Inherited From: Hilton Hotels Corporation
People may not know this, but Paris Hilton is a true businesswoman. Next to her vast inheritance, Paris managed to earn a significant amount of money on her own. She is one of the most celebrities globally, and has her bran, next to several perfume lines.
She made $3 million only from her brand. She also opened a few Paris Hilton stores globally. On top of this, she is also paid for her every appearance.
12. Ally Hilfiger
Net Worth: $400 million
Wealth Inherited From: Tommy Hilfiger
When it comes to classic American fashion brands, Tommy Hilfiger is one of the most beloved ones. This massive fashion empire will go to Tommy’s daughter, Ally Hilfiger. Ally had a very rough childhood because she spent almost 20 years of her life-fighting Lyme disease.
Today she speaks openly about this struggle, and she even published a book by the title “Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood.” Today, Ally is a celebrated television produces are the author. She is also known as a girl who had a breakdown while trying to make a burrito, on the MTV show Rich Girls.
11. Clare Bronfman
Net Worth: $500 million
Wealth Inherited From: Seagram’s
Next to being the heiress to the Seagram Liquor company, Clare Bronfman is known as a person being connected with cult. Just recently, she pleaded guilty to charges of illicit activity.
Her father started the Seagram Liquor fortune. Clare was born and raised in New York. When she was twenty, she started competing in equestrian competitions.
10. Teresa Heinz Kerry
Net Worth: $750 million
Wealth Inherited From: Heinz Ketchup
Teresa Heinz Kerry was married to John Heinz, the ketchup heir. Since John passed away, Teresa took over the company and its fortune. According to lawyers, John wanted that. Today, she chairs Heinz’s charities, and she is a frequent donor to environmental and social charities.
For her amazing work, she has received honorary doctorates from various universities. Tessera holds dual citizenship in Portugal and America. After all, she was born in Portugal. Teresa also founded The Heinz Awards, and the charity, named Second Nature.
9. Blue Ivy Carter
Net Worth: $1.2 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Beyoncé and Jay-Z (Parents)
Beyoncé and Jay-Z are giving their best to keep their children away from the spotlight. However, if the child loves the camera, can you stop her? Young Blue Ivy is a future pop start. After all, she is her parents’ child.
Ivy enjoys showing in mom’s videos, and in her free time, she enjoys dancing ballet and ripping of mom’s most famous dancing moves. Interestingly, the legendary power couple tried to trademark her name, but the US Patent Office refused.
8. Ariana Rockefeller
Net Worth: $2.8 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Standard Oil
Rockefeller dynasty is probably one of the biggest in the world. Ariana is a part of this historic family. The family originally started making billions during the 19th century, and they kept their wealth so far. Although this famous family is extremely wealthy, they also manage to be very charitable. Ariana is highly interested in fashion.
She studied and Columbia University and had an internship at the United Nations. Soon after that, she started her fashion brand. Since the fashion line was so successful, she added a handbag line, as well. At the moment, she lives with her husband in the Upper East Side of Manhattan./
7. Dylan Lauren
Net Worth: $4 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Ralph Lauren
Dylan Lauren was born in New York City. She is heiress since her father is a famous Ralph Lauren and an entrepreneur. She had two brothers, one is a film producer, while the second one is a businessman.
Dylan is a proud owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar, which is the world’s largest candy store. She stated numerous times that for this store, she was inspired by the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Dylan is married and has twins, Cooper and Kingsley.
6. Victoria Mars
Net Worth: $6.6 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Mars, Inc.
Mars family is one of the wealthiest families in the world. Vicotria Mars si a fourth-generation offspring of this globally-known family. He received her BA at Yale and her MBA at the Wharton School. Vicotria’s first job was in France, where she worked as the export manager for Milky Way.
She worked her way up, so now she is on the board of directors. She owns a significant 8% of Mars, Inc. To promote sustainable resources in Africa for agribusiness, Victoria launched Livelihood Funds.
5. Patty Hearst
Net Worth: $28 billion
Wealth Inherited From: William Randolph Hearst
Patty Hearst was born in San Francisco and attended the University of California. She is known as ac actress and an author. Next to being the grandchild of tycoon William Randolph Hearst, she is probably best known for being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Patty was accused of joining the army. She was finally found a year and a half later. She claims that she was brainwashed and that he was forced to participate in a bank robbery. She was commuted her sentence by former president Jimmy Carter.
4. Lydia Hearst-Shaw
Net Worth: $28 billion
Wealth Inherited From: William Randolph Hearst
Lydia Hearst Shaw is a daughter of above mentioned, Patty Hearst. She is a model, blogger, and an heiress. Lydia was born in Connecticut. She is married to a comedian, Chris Hardwick.
Her passion is modeling, so she had modeled in shows for Fendi, Rebecca Taylor, Chanelle, and so on. She also appeared in various advertising campaigns and designed her line of handbags for Puma French 77.
3. Georgina Bloomberg
Net Worth: $52 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Michael Bloomberg (Father)
Georgina Bloomberg was born in Manhattan as the daughter of a famous fashion mogul, Micheal Bloomberg. She has four years older sister. Georgina is a dedicated equestrian. She started riding horses in 1987. She is so passionate about this sport that she even down the Empire equestrian team in New York.
So far, she has written four books on this sport. She also donates clothes to people who want to learn this post, but can’t afford the gear.
2. Megan Ellison
Net Worth: $60 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Oracle
Larry Ellison is the Oracle Corporation chairman. Megan Ellison is his daughter and a movie producer in the movie industry. She has been in the business since 2007.
She has been nominated for Oscars for nearly all of her films. Before she asked her father for money to finance low-budget movies, Meggan worked as a boom operator.
1. The Bezos Children
Net Worth: $131 billion
Wealth Inherited From: Amazon, Inc.
Jeff Bezos is one of the richest men alive The CEO of Amazon is officially the richest man in the States. He started Amazon, during the 1990s as a book-selling company, but it exploded as the Internet took off. Today, Amazon sells almost anything anywhere.
As expected, Bezos’s children will get s significant part of his fortune. Bezos’s story is one of the most inspiring ones because he comes from such a humble background. His father was a bike shop owner, while his mom was a high school teacher.