By Vania Raebel | October 7, 2019
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Belonging to one of the world’s wealthiest families sounds like a dream come true. After all, you don’t have to worry about much in life, given the millions of dollars already in your bank account. Your future would be pretty much secure. Some of today’s richest Americans were born into well-known dynasties whose vast wealth can be traced back into the far reaches of history. Others have had to work to build their fortunes, starting out with more modest lifestyles and only recently experiencing a burst of prosperity and the lavish lifestyle that comes with it. Join us now as we take a peek into their extravagant lives and discover how they built their wealth.
The Wynn Family (Net Worth: $3.4 billion, Company Name: Wynn Resorts)
Thanks to magnate Steve Wynn, the Wynn family was able to find its fortune along the Las Vegas sunset strip in the hospitality industry. They own some of the most impressive casinos and hotels in the area such as The Bellagio and The Mirage.
The family, through Wynn Resorts, has also recently taken on the water business and has achieved more than average success in the industry. However, due to profit issues, they have had to restructure their finances. Their patriarch, Steve Wynn, stepped down as CEO of Wynn Resorts in 2018.