Jacqueline Mars Net Worth

Jacqueline Mars was born on October 10, 1939 in The Plains, Virginia, United States. Jacqueline Mars owns one third of Mars, the world's largest candymaker. She worked for the company for nearly 20 years and served on the board until 2016. A well-known philanthropist, she serves on six boards including at the Smithsonian and the National Archives. Her brother John owns one third of Mars, as did her brother Forrest Jr., until his death in July 2016. In September 2017, Mars completed its $7.7 billion acquisition of VAC, a pet care company.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day October 10, 1939
Birth Place The Plains, Virginia, United States
Birth Sign Scorpio
Residence The Plains, Virginia, US (formerly Bedminster, NJ)
Citizenship American
Education Miss Hall's School
Alma mater Bryn Mawr College
Known for Mars, Inc. fortune
Spouse(s) David H. Badger (m. 1961–1984) Hank Vogel (m. 1986–1994)
Children Alexandra Badger Stephen M. Badger Christa Badger
Parent(s) Forrest Mars, Sr. (1904–1999) Audrey Mars (1910–1989)
Relatives Frank C. Mars (grandfather) Forrest Mars, Jr. (brother) John Mars (brother)

💰 Net worth: $31.5 Billion (2021)

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

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Jacqueline Mars was born on October 10, 1939. She attended and graduated from the boarding school Miss Hall's School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1961 with a degree in anthropology.


Mars married David H. Badger in 1961. They had three children: Alexandra Badger born 1966/1967 (age 51–52), Stephen M. Badger born c.1969 (age 48–49), and Christa Badger born c.1975 (age 42–43). She divorced Badger in 1984. She married Hank Vogel in 1986; they divorced in 1994.


On October 4, 2013, Mars was involved in a car accident on U.S. Route 50 in Aldie, near her home in The Plains in Northern Virginia. Her vehicle crossed the highway center line and struck a Chrysler minivan carrying six passengers. One person died at the scene, while another was pregnant and subsequently miscarried. Mars was charged with reckless driving, and told a witness after the accident that she had fallen asleep at the wheel. Mars subsequently pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge of reckless driving, with tests having revealed no drugs, alcohol or medications in her system that could have caused a blackout.


Mars is a heiress to Mars, Inc. shares. As a member of the Mars family, Mars' shares of Mars, Incorporated and other assets were estimated by Forbes magazine in January 2018 to be worth $27.8 billion, making her the Forbes described Mars as the 17th richest American, and #22 on its list of "The World's Billionaires".