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“I wanted to conquer the whole goddamned world”.
|Date of Birth||16 August 1931|
|Source of Wealth||Candy|
|Residence||Big Horn, WY|
|Education||Leonard N. Stern School of Business|
Forrest Mars, Jr’s company, “Mars, Incorporated” is the fifth largest privately held company in the US.
Forrest Mars, Jr. is considered to be the world’s leading candy maker with $33 Billion in sales.
Forrest Mars, Jr. opened a privately held company in 2014 and invested $330 Million into the facility of the firm. This was the first new chocolate plant in over 35 years.
Forrest Mars, Jr. had been contributing for over more than 25 years to Colonial Williamsburg and received the honor of the Colonial Williamsburg Churchill Bell.
Mars, Incorporated is the fifth-largest privately owned company in the United States and has its headquarters situated in Virginia.
Forrest Mars, Jr. has a building named after him and it is the Brinton Museum, which is 24,000 Sq. Ft. worth $15.8 Million.
Forrest Mars, Jr. owns a house in Tucson, Arizona (AZ), the US, known for its architect designs.
The prestigious confectionary company vendor, Forrest Mars Jr. owns “Diamond Cross Ranch” spread over 82,000 acres of land.
Forrest Mars Jr. owns a share of the company and other assets of more than $10 Billion.
Apart from confectionery, Forrest Mars, Jr. also deals in pet food, drinks, and other food products and operates in six business units in the US. Forrest Mars Jr. is known to be the richest man in Virginia.
Forrest Mars, Jr. is his company’s director but has no day-to-day role in the functioning of the firm.
Forrest Mars, Jr. holds the position of a trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and has made momentous financial contributions to it.
Forrest Mars, Jr. fought his position in 1991, which he had lost due to adversities, and expanded his product line. He also introduced Uncle Ben’s Rice in addition to other pet food brands, Whiskas and Pedigree.
Forrest Mars, Jr. is the proud owner of Diamond Cross Ranch located along the tongue river of South Eastern Montana and spread over 82,000 acres.