|Intro||American heiress, billionaire, member of Mars family (Mars Inc.)|
|A.K.A.||Marijke Elizabeth Mars|
|From||United States of America|
Marijke Elizabeth Mars (born 1965) is an American billionaire heiress and businesswoman. In March 2018 Forbes estimated her wealth to be $5.9 billion. She was ranked as the 30th-richest woman in the world, a position shared with her three sisters.
Marijke Mars is a fourth generation member of the Mars family. Her father was the late Forrest Mars Jr. (1931–2016). She has three sisters: Pamela Mars-Wright, Valerie Mars and Victoria B. Mars. She inherited an about 8 percent stake of Mars Inc. in 2016, which made her a billionaire. According to Forbes, her shares were valued at $5.9 billion (March 2018).
She graduated (B.A./B.Sc.) from Duke University. After her graduation she has worked e.g. as a regional manager for Kal Kan Foods, one of Mars Inc.'s pet food companies. Nowadays she works at Mars Food. She married Stephen J. Doyle in 1991, but later (2000) divorced.