4. Erceg Family
Net Worth $1.6 Billion
The Erceg Family is another family that is working from the inheritance of their patriarch who built a fortune. Michael Erceg started working with his father’s failing wine business and eventually turned the company around to become one of the most successful alcoholic multi-beverage companies in New Zealand. However, when he suddenly died in a helicopter crash his fortune was left in a trust that have embroiled his surviving family in legal battles.