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John Franklyn Mars, KBE (born October 15, 1935) is an American businessman. He was born in Arlington, Virginia.

As a member of the Mars family, his share of the company and other assets were worth US$10 billion in September 2010, making him the 52nd richest person in the world and the 26th richest person in America, according to Forbes.

As of October 2012, Mars is listed as the 30th richest person in the world with a net worth of 20.1 billion.

In January 2017, he paid $7.7 billion for VCA, Inc, a pet care company.

As of January 2018, Mars had a net worth of $28.1 billion, making him the 32nd-richest person in the world (tied with his sister Jacqueline).

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