John Franklyn Mars Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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John Franklyn Mars (Chocolate King)

Last Updated: 25 Mar, 2023 | Views: 805

Age: 87

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Entrepreneur

Famous For: chairman of Mars, Inc.

Higher Education: Hotchkiss School Yale University

Net Worth: $52.9 billion

John Franklyn Mars Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Oct, 1935 (87 Years 11 Months 17 Days)
Birth Country
United States
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John Franklyn Mars Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

John Franklyn Mars is an heir and successful American businessman. He oversees Mars, Inc. as chairman. His net worth was assessed at USD$46.2 billion as of June 25, 2021, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, making him the 48th-wealthiest person in the world (tied with his sister Jacqueline). Mars was the grandson of Frank C. Mars, who founded Mars, Inc. in the early 1900s. Mars is the son of Audrey Ruth (Meyer) and Forrest Mars, Sr. His education began at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut and continued at Yale University.


In 2010: Including his shares in the company and other assets, he was worth $10 billion as a member of the Mars family.

In 2012: Mars has an estimated net worth of 20.1 billion, making him the 30th richest person in the world.

In 2015: His net worth was US$26 billion, ranking 28th on Hurun Global Rich List.

In 2016: He became the 19th richest person in the world with a net worth of $29 billion.

In 2017: He bought VCA Inc for $7.7 billion.

Achievements and Awards:

In 2008: Wrigley was acquired for $23 billion by Mars.

From 2010 to 2014: Mars ranked highest in Forbes' rankings of personal wealth without having his photograph available.

In 2015: His honorary knighthood was conferred at Windsor Castle by Queen Elizabeth II.

Unknown Facts:

Mars also makes pet food, such as Ben's Original rice, as well as brands like Pedigree and Whiskas.

When their father, Forrest Jr., died in 1999, John and his siblings inherited stakes in Mars.


John Franklyn Mars Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In Feet & Inches 6'0"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 82 kg
In Pounds 180 Ibs
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John Franklyn Mars Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Forrest Mars
Mother's Name
Audrey Mars
Adrienne Bevis
Forrest Mars Jr.
Jacqueline Mars
Frank Edward Mars, Michael John Mars
Linda Anne Mars
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