5 Most Powerful Family Bloodlines That Secretly Rule The World Number 5: Astor Family The original founder of the Astor fortune was John Jacob Astor. They started out in the fur business in the 18th century, but then started investing in real estate. A lot of streets, buildings and suburbs in New York are named Astor or Astoria and that is because they were named after the Astor family. Once known as the Landlord of New York, they were responsible for building a lot of hotels and residential blocks, and even the New York Public Library. Since then, Astor got a seat in the British House of Commons and some have even gotten noble titles. Their estimate net worth in 2011 was $1,272 billion ($1 trillion). Number 4: Du Pont Family The DuPont family is originally from France and gained their wealth and power thorugh a beginning in the gunpowder industry in the 1800s. They were supplying 40% of the world explosives and producing plutonium for US atomic bombs. This family has kept their wealth in the family, so much so that they purposely inbred with one another even in the nineteenth century. They now have their hands in dozens of industries including manufacturing, agriculture, chemicals, electronics, food, government, medical care and funding the Doomsday Seed Vault, located 1,300km from the North Pole. Number 3: Morgan Family J.P. Morgan is the founder of one of the most powerful families that rule our world at this moment. He revolutionized numerous industries, including electricity, railroad, and steel. J.P. Morgan Jr. provided over $500 million war loan to Allies and collected a 1% commission of the supplies his corporations provided for the WW II. Today, Morgan Family maintains the world’s largest private gold vault which is linked by a tunnel to the New York Federal Reserve Bank. Number 2: Rockefeller Family The Rockefeller legacy began when John D.Rockefeller founded Standard Oil Company in the 1870s. In a short period of time he became the richest person who ever existed with a fortune of about $336 billion. Rockefeller started funding the United Nations headquarters and founded Bilderberg conference of the global super elite. Today Rockefellers controlls interests in Chase Manhattan Bank, ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP. Number 1: Rothschild Family Rothschild family is considered to be the richest family in the world. Since 1798 Mayer Amschel Rothschild placed his 5 sons in the world’s financial centers. They funded monarchies, goverments and financed both sides of every war since Napoleon. Today, ROthschild family owns or controls nearly every Central Bank in the World and is estimated to be worth 500,000,000,000,000$ ($500 trillion). Thank you for watching, this is Top 5 Countdown and don’t forget to subscribe for more interesting videos.