TOP 10 RICHEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD
10) Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken($12.6 billion)
Famous brewer company Heineken is owned by Charlene. She holds 25% of its worth. Heineken is one of the oldest brewery companies in the Netherland which is famous all over the world. With a total worth of 12.6 billion USD, she is currently the 10th richest woman in the world.
9) Iris Fontbona ($13.7 billion)
74-year-old Iris Fontbona controls the Santiago based mining company named Antofagasta. She also owned many business sectors like banks, brewers, and shipping company. With a total worth of 13.7 billion USD, she is the 9th richest woman in the world.
8) Abigail Johnson ($14.4 billion)
American business tycoon Abigail Johnson is the 8th richest woman in the world with a total worth of 14.4 billion USD. She is president and executive officers of US investment firm fidelity.
7) Gina Rinehart ($15 billion)
With a net worth of 15 billion USD, Gina Rinehart holds the 7th position in the world richest women list. She is the chairperson of Hancock prospecting private limited (HPPL). She also shares 50% of profits that are generated by Hope Downs, mine, an annual producer of iron ore.
6) Laurene Powell ($20 billion)
Laurene Powell is an American businesswoman, executive and founder of Emerson collective. With a net worth of 20 billion USD, she is currently 6th richest woman in the world.
5) Susanne Klatten ($20.4 billion)
Susanne Klatten is the richest woman in Germany with a net worth of 20.4 billion USD but she only holds 5th position in the world ranking. She has 50.1% stakes in Atlanta and 12.5% in BMW. She also invests a lot of money in the oil recycling company, biotech company, and Nordex.
4) Maria Franca Fissolo ($25 billion)
Owner of largest confectionery company “Ferrero group” Mrs.Maria Franca Fissolo is the 4th richest woman in the world with a total worth of 25 billion USD. Her company Ferrero group is famous for Nutella, Tictak mints and chocolates.
3) Jacqueline Mars ($27 billion)
Jacqueline Mars is an American investor. She owns around 30% shares of the largest candy maker, Mars. She is the third wealthiest woman in the world with a net worth of 27 billion USD. Her company has also a large presence in the world of pet products.
2) Alice Walton ($33.3 billion)
With a total worth of 33.3 billion USD, Alice Walton holds the second position in the list of richest women in the world. She is an American heiress to the wal-marts stores. She served as the president, chairperson, and CEO of the Llama company.
1) Liliane Bettencourt (39.5$ billion USD)
World's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt is a major shareholder in the cosmetics giants L’Oreal .with total worth of 39.5 billion USD, she is currently the world's richest woman. She started working in a shampoo company at an early age but now at the age of 94, she is ranked as the richest woman in the world. Her success story is an inspiration for today’s young.