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John Mars

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Net worth 2018: $24.91 Billion
Residence: Jackson, Wyoming
Country: United States
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Yale University; Diploma, The Hotchkiss School
BIOGRAPHY

John Mars was born in Jackson, Wyoming, United States. John Mars is #34 in List Billionaires People In The World. John and his siblings Jacqueline and Forrest Jr. (died July 2016) inherited stakes in candy fim Mars Inc. when their father died in 1999. He and Jacqueline each own one third of the company, which is being run by some of their children. The $35 billion (sales) candy company was founded by John's grandfather, Frank, in 1911. Mars also makes Uncle Ben's rice and pet food, including Pedigree and Whiskas.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$11 Billion

2010

$10 Billion

2011

$13.8 Billion

2012

$17 Billion

2013

$20.5 Billion

2014

$22 Billion

2015

$23.4 Billion

2016

$27 Billion

2017

$27 Billion

2018

$24.91 Billion

TIMELINE
1991

The group performed up through 1991 and went through several membership changes

1988

In 1988 Mars began performing in the Ontario area with guitarist David Essig

1986

In 1986 Mars shortened the band's name to The Children and formed a new band with guitarist/songwriter Aurelio Lanzalone and bassist Mark Sinkowski

1980

In 1980 Smith left to pursue other projects and the duo "Stuart Broomer & John Mars" was formed

1979

While performing in the jazz duo with Broomer, Mars performed con-currently in the rock band Brian's Children which he established with guitarist /songwriter Dave Templeton (Temps) and drummer Teddy Fury in 1979

1970

The three men formed the successful jazz trio "Broomer, Mars & Smith" which actively performed throughout the 1970s

1960

In the late 1960s he played the drums in the band John Mars and the Martians with bassist Kevin Cosman and guitarist Stan Baka

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