David de Rothschild[table border=”0″]Net Worth, $10 Billion,,,
Source of Wealth, Banking,,,
David Mayer de Rothschild is the youngest heir to the banking fortune begun by Mayer Armschel Rothschild in 18th century and leading to claims that the Rothschilds are the richest family in human history.
Despite his place on the List of Billionaires and the unprecedented history of wealth his family enjoys, David Mayer de Rothschild has spent most of his life in pursuits unrelated tobusiness. A well-known environmentalist and adventurer, he is the youngest Briton to traverse both geographic poles and we a member of an expedition that broke the world record for crossing the Greenland ice cap fastest.
Rothschild has been recognized in numerous ways for his environmentally focused books, donations and other “green” philanthropy, including the title of “Emerging Explorer” from National Geographic and being recognized as a “young global leader” by the World Economic Forum.