Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Aaron Spelling, and other rich dads who didn’t give their money to their kids.

Thanks for Nothing, Dad! Rich Fathers Who Don’t Leave Their Money to Their Kids

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June 16 2012 8:56 AM

Thanks for Nothing, Dad!

Rich fathers who don’t leave their money to their kids.

This Father’s Day, be thankful for your father, no matter how much money he has. After all, a rich dad doesn’t guarantee a cushy inheritance. The millionaire and billionaire fathers in this gallery gave most of their money to someone other than their children. Sometimes the rationale was lofty and philosophical; other times it was the result of a good old family feud.

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold, the Photo Blog. Follow her on Twitter.

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