7 Powerful Families That Control The World And Also Our Lives!
- 1:17 pm May 28, 2021
Money is one crazy power. While some of you may be wondering why we said these random families 'control our lives' you are going to be shocked to know every word of that sentence is true. This crazy powerful money has made these families some of the most prominent ones in the world. So much so that basically own half of the things we use today - from FMCG products, to electronics, pharmaceuticals to the media. These guys have it all in control and you need to know them!
ROYAL FAMILY OF WINDSOR!
The Royal Family of Windsor or The House of Windsor as they are officially known is basically the Royalty of England of whom, Queen Elizabeth II is the head right now. They have enjoyed being the news for the longest time - be it their fashion statements, or their relationships with other countries, their daughter in law's (*cough*markle*cough*) or their asset evaluations. News about the Royal Family always makes it to the top of the intrigue list. This family practically owns Britain, they literally live off the British tax payers monies. Beyond this, they also have land across the world that has been ceded to the Royal family since ages. While their chief source of income is public and private events, let's face it - this royalty is way more rich that we can ever imagine to be!
This Jewish - German origin family has earned its fortunes through banking and other businesses in the last 277 years. It all started in 1744 when Mayer Amschel Rothschild was born. Son of a money changer in Frankfurt, Germany, Mayer was responsible for escalating the family's fortunes - fortunes that were gathered from 1577. Their motto reads Concordia, Integritas, Industria which literally translates to Unity, Integrity, Industry. Quite rightly so, presently the family owns various financial services, real estate, mining, energy, agriculture, winemaking, and nonprofits.
Do you know of the Hyatt hotels? Well if you didn't its is time you come out of your rock. Well, turns out The Pritzker family owns the brand Hyatt that roughly has around 800 hotels around the world. Not only do these guys make a lot of money, but also know how to multiply it. They presently own a media house, a bank, an airlines company, credit card agencies, cruise lines etc.
This American family owns such great stakes in industrial, political, and banking forums that it easily makes them one of the richest in the world, let alone America. Their story starts with John D. Rockefeller and his brother William A. Rockefeller Jr. practically learning to control petrochemicals in America. Around 300 years later, these guys have easily multiplied their wealth to unimaginable extents. Their net-worth is currently $11 Billion
This banking dynasty shot to fame in the late 19th and early 20th CE. JP Morgan was the de facto ruler of this dynasty and amassed so much wealth under the family name from different industries - banking, steel, power, etc. Their present fortunes are estimated at $38 Billion
THE MURDOCH FAMILY!
Murdoch's heritage started from the flagbearer Keith Murcdoch in Australia. He was a political journalist turned editor. He soon went on to become the CEO of the company. His son Rupert took over and was also a journalist, who later went on to take hold of the entire Australian media. News Corporation - ever heard of this? Well, the Murdoch's own it and they are worth billions of dollars!Also read: These 10 Absurd Things Are Not Safe To Search On Google
HOUSE OF SAUD!
The House of Saud is basically the reason Saudi Arabia exists. Yes that is what they own. The present king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, is the 25th son of ex-Emperor Abdulaziz Al Saud and was crowned in 2012. Saudi Arabia, is pretty much completely controlled by this family - from rules and regulations, to trade and education. Every aspect of life is controlled by the family. If this hasn't shocked you enough, know this - 20% of the world's oil reserves are controlled by this one family. Do you know how much money that is? Well, unbelievable. That's how much!