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Photo: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

Forbes is out with its list of America’s richest families. To qualify, families must have a combined net worth of $1 billion. The list is compiled based on assets, real estate, art and cash, and debt.

America’s Richest Families according to Forbes

1. Walton family = $152 Billion

2. Koch family = $89 Billion 

3. Mars family = $60 Billion 

4. Cargill-MacMillan family = $43 Billion    

5. (Edward) Johnson family = $39 Billion

6. Hearst family = $35 Billion

7. Cox family = $32 Billion

8. Pritzker family = $29 Billion

9. S.C. Johnson family = $25.5 Billion

10. Duncan family = $25.4 Billion