Who hasn’t dreamed of being born into a wealthy family? Or fantasized about what it might be like to have an unknown great-uncle or aunt who passes away and leaves behind a fortune?
But being born into massive wealth doesn’t always guarantee that you’ll inherit the mother lode. Some uber-wealthy folks have already made it known they won’t be leaving their huge cash stashes to their kids.
The Giving Pledge is a commitment made by some of the world’s wealthiest people to dedicate the majority of their wealth to giving back. Here are some big earners who’ve either signed the Giving Pledge or stated publicly that they don’t plan to leave all their riches to offspring.