In America, like other countries, it’s still common to pass down your business to your children. And if you have a highly profitable business, your children become heirs to your fortune. Even if they don’t give a damn about running the company, they still get a pretty paycheck. These are some of the richest heirs and heiresses in America. Some names you’ll recognize, while others keep more of a low profile, choosing to be rich rather than famous.
Net Worth: $300 million
Wealth Inherited From Hilton Hotels Corporation
Paris Hilton is one of America’s most well-known celebrities, but most people don’t really get why. All we know is that she’s the heiress to the Hilton Hotel fortune. But as it turns out, she isn’t just an heiress; she’s also a businesswoman in her own right. She has several perfume lines which alone brought in three billion dollars.