Cash, or wealth, is said to be the root of all societal immorality. It's possible that either too much, or less money seems to be the root of all of the world's problems.
Many families all over the world struggle to provide for their children. They also make sure that their kids will have something in the end, mostly in the type of investment, or profit.
Regardless of their assets, or prosperity, some parents, regardless of their assets or wealth, choose a separate direction. They would rather leave it to their kids to find out how to make a living.
In certain situations, this is a great way to inspire children to concentrate on building their own wealth.
Most of these families are concerned that, revealing the family's money to their children would lead to them misusing it, and ultimately going broke.
Here are several public figures who may have considered depriving their kids of their wealth.
Simon Cowell is number one.
The 60 years old Britain's Got Talent analyst prioritizes effort, and time over everything else.
He has decided to assist his son in being the greatest he can be, by depriving him through his $600 million fortune.
Bill Gates is number two.
The long-time richest Microsoft CEO, with a total income of $133 billion, has no task of withholding his fortune from his family, especially his 3 children.
The 64 years old American investment magnate wants to give away the bulk of his fortune, such that his children are not enslaved by it.
Gordon Ramsay is number three.
He is a chef, and the producer of the cooking show, Hell's Kitchen. The guy, who is 50 years old, has stated earlier that he will not leave any wealth for his children, from the wealth he has amassed thus far.
He is the father of four girls. None of them will receive out any of the $220 million from Masterchef. In his view, he just doesn't want his children to be spoiled by their great privilege, as they grow older.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook's founder and Chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has said publicly that he would give away 99 percent of his daughter's ancestry.
Jackie Chan is number five.
The successful global actor wishes for his son, Jaycee, to grow up to be a mature adult He recognizes that hard work, and responsibility, rather than capital, are the keys to prosperity.
Jaycee Chan, 38, was previously convicted for unlawfully possessing marijuana. Despite the fact that he is related, his dad never attempted to avoid the arrest. All of Jackie Chan's $400 million financial assets from the movie, The Karate Kid, will be donated to charity.
Elton John is Number 6
In the last five decades, the 73 years old English artist has amassed a fortune of $500 million. Elton, and his teammate, David, do have a deal in place to prevent their two sons out of the money. He had made his decisions based on his opinions.
His convictions are founded on the belief, that introducing children to money would ruin their lives. He will, therefore, certainly keep a limited portion of their earnings, so that they can enjoy between hard work, and income.
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