The world has seen an increase in the number of women’s who are millionaires and billionaires due to their inspiration and success of reaching the top. Below are the 20 richest women in the world.
- Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
Net Worth: $52.4 Billion
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire heiress and writer. She is the first wealthiest female billionaire in the world. Her family owns French largest personal care company L’Oréal. On an average she added US$ 2 million each year scenes last few years.
- Alice Walton
Net Worth: $45.5 Billion
Alice Walton is the only daughter of Sam Walton, heiress of the Walmart, world’s largest retailer and board member of Amon Chater Museum . She is owner of the Llama group of companies. She was ranked as second richest woman in the world.
- Maria Franca Fissolo
Net Worth: $32.3 Billion
Maria Franca Fissolo is an Italian billionaire and owner of Ferrero SpA, Europe’s second largest sweets company. She is is the widow of Michele Ferrero, who built Ferrero Group into one of the world’s leading sweets companies. Maria Franca Fissolo is alumni of University of Urbino Carlo Bo. Annual income of Maria is 400 million in 2017.
- Jaqcueline Mars
Net Worth: $28.2 Billion
Jacqueline Mars is an American entrepreneur and heiress to the Mars Incorporated fortune. She is daughter of Forrest Mars, granddaughter of frank C. Mars the founders of Mars company. Mars is world’s largest company of candy with annual sales of $33 billion. She have a graduated degree in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.
Net Worth: $24.4 Billion
Susanne Klatten is German heiress, the only daughter of Johanna. In 2015, Johanna Quandt was passed and her daughter Susanne inherited the fortune. The net wealth of $24.4 billion made her richest woman of Germany. Klatten owns stakes in BMW and SGL, German carbon chemical companies.
- Yang Huiyan
Net Worth: $22.3 Billion
Yang Huiyan is largest shareholder of Country Garden Holdings, richest woman of China and Asia. She is the youngest female billionaire of the world. Yang huiysan is daughter of Yang Guoqiang, who established Biguiyuan in 1997. She have a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University in marketing and logistics.
- Lauren Powell Jobs
Net Worth: $21.3 Billion
Laurene Powell Jobs is an American business tycoon, activist and the founder of Emerson Collective. Emerson Collective is a social organization focused on education and health issues. In 2017, She spent $16 million on poverty and education sectors. Lauren was graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Businesses.
- Abigail Johnson
Net Worth: $18.2 Billion
Abigail Johnson is an American female billionaire and investor. She is CEO of US investment firm Fidelity Investments and chairwoman of Fidelity International since 2014. Fidelity was founded by Edward C. Johnson II, her grandfather. She was graduated in Art history Hobart and William.
- Gina Rinehart
Net Worth: $17.2 Billion
Gina Rinehart is an Australia mineral businesswoman and is the chairman of Hancock Prospecting. She inherited the Hancock Prospecting, mineral exploration and grading company established by her late father Lang Hancock. Gina Rinehart is ranked as most wealthiest female personality in Australia. In year 2017, her income is $500 million.
Net Worth: $16.6 Billion
Iris Fontbona is Chilean female billionaire and heiress of Antofagasta PLC. She is the wealthiest woman in Chile. Iris Fontbona is one of the newest billionaire of in the list of 2019. She completed her education with bachelor’s degree in Management and sciences from London school of Economics. Fontbona is widow of Antofagaste Luksic Abaroa .
- Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken
Net Worth: $15.9 Billion
Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is a Dutch-English business tycoon and investor. She is leading shareholder of brewing company Heineken International which is active in more than 100 countries. After death of his father in 2002, Charlene became executive director of Heineken. She inherited $4.1 billion which may cause him in list of richest people in the world.
- Blair Parry-Okeden
Net Worth: $12.2 Billion
Blair Parry-Okeden is an Australian billionaire businesswoman and heiress. She is member of Cox family. Blair Parry inherited 25% of Cox Enterprisesand her family business. In 2017, Blair was consider as one of the most richest women in Australia. She was graduated from University of Hawai’i System.
- Massimiliani Landini Aleottilh
Net Worth: $11.3 Billion
Massimiliana Landini Aleotti is an Italian billionaire heiress. She inherited pharmaceutical multinational company Menarini from her late husband, Alberto Aleotti. In march 2016, an American business magazine Forbes her net wealth as $11.1 billion.
- Zhou Qunfei
Net Worth: $10.2 Billion
Zhou Qunfei is a Chinese self-made businesswoman, and founder and CEO of popular touchscreen maker Lens Technology. According to a report published by Forbes, Zhou’s unrested effort lifted her in the list of richest women of the world.
Net Worth: $9.5 Billion
Pollyanna Chu is a billionaire from Hong Kong. She serves as the CEO of multinational companies Kingston Financial Group and Golden Resorts Group. In 2017, Chu lost around $4 billion which cause rapid decline of her in the list of Asia’s wealthiest people.
- Katharine Rayner
Net Worth: $8.1 Billion
Katharina Rayer is American businesswomen and heiress to Anne Beau Cox Chambers. She married twice. first to Jesse Kornbluth, a magazine writer and then to William P. Billy Rayner. In 2015, Rayner’s mother Anne Cox Chambers distributed her 49% share in Cox Enterprises equally between her three children.
- Margaretta Taylor
Net Worth: $8.1 Billion
Margaretta Taylor is an American billionaire heiress. she inherited an estimated 17% stake in Cox Enterprises after mother, Anne Cox Chambers.In 2014, revenue of Cox Enterprises is exceed $17 billion.
- Kirsten Rausing
Net Worth: $8 Billion
Kirsten Elisbet Rausing, DL is the eldest child of Swedish industrialist Gad Rausing. Elisbet Rausing is a member of the Jockey Club and a former director of the National Stud.She was graduated in Economics from the School of Wallenberg’s.
- Savitri Jindal
Net Worth: $7.9 Billion
Savitri Jindal is indian businesswomen and former Minister in Haryana Government and member of the Haryana’s Legislative Assembly. In 2016, Savitri was ranked 16th richest Indian having $4 billion and world’s 453rd richest person. In last 2 years groom his business very well which lifted his name in list of richest women.