Top 15 Richest American Families In The US


America may not be home to wealthy royal families like Great Britain, but that doesn't mean some families haven't created their own empires. Those billionaires accumulated their fortunes in different ways from savvy investments  to publishing and retail. Below, meet the richest families in the US.

1. The Gallo family

Net worth: $10.7 billion

Family Business: E & J Gallo Winery

Prominent Member: Gina Gallo

The Gallo family fortune is derived from a few avenues. Brother Ernest and Julio Gallo founded the official E. & J. Gallo Winery, and their brother, Joseph opened his first dairy and sold cheese as "Joseph Gallow Cheese" while assisting with the family business. The Gallo family is now the largest wine producer in the country.

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