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.

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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.