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Top 10 Richest Woman In The World

Top 10 Richest Woman In The World:

1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyer 



Net Worth – $53.2 Billion

Orientation – France

Francoise is the Richest Woman in the World and is the legit driving force of L’Oreal Paris and owns 33% of the largest makers of cosmetics. Apart from the humungous share in L’Oreal, she is also the president of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation. Before she took over the empty spot after her Mother’s demise, Francoise is perfectly fitting in her mother’s shoes.

Even Late Lilliane Bettencourt was the Richest Woman in the World and after her unfortunate demise in 2017, her daughter is also standing strong on the number one position of the Richest Woman in the World. Aside from being the heiress to the cosmetics giant’s fortune, Francoise is also an accomplished author of Greek mythology works and literature that focus on Jewish-Christian relations.

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2. Alice Walton



Net Worth – $46.4 Billion

Orientation – United States

The youngest child and the only girl child of the founders of Wallmart, Alice Walton is the second Richest Woman in the World. Apart from belonging to the family of fortune, Alice is the Co-Manager of the Walton Enterprises that is largely responsible for the 50% holding of the biggest wholesale and retail chain, Walmart. Walton enterprises are one of the combined property of the Wallmart’s founding. Her father, Sam Walton, the founder of the Wallmart group.

She is not actively involved with the decision making of the biggest retail giant in the world but she still has an equal share in the wealth that Wallmart has reaped over the years. 

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3. Jacqueline Mars



Net Worth – $27 Billion

Orientation – United States

Jacqueline Mars is the third Richest Woman in the World with a whopping net worth of $27 Billion. She is the heiress of the world’s confectioner of Mars Inc. She owes about one-third of the total company’s stake. Apart from being the heiress of the world’s biggest candy corporations, The Third Richest Woman in the World also an active philanthropist and owner of some of the top-notch eventing horses in the States.

Jacqueline along with her brothers left no stone unturned to make a candy company the world’s biggest of its kind after the unfortunate demise of her father in 1999. 

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4. Yang Huiyan



Net Worth – $22.4 Billion

Orientation – China

Yang Huiyan is not only the richest woman of china for consecutive 6 years but also is the fourth Richest Woman in the World at the age of thirty-seven. She owes a whooping net worth of $ 22.4 billion. The figures are least surprising because she is proud and wealthy vice chairman of Country garden holdings, which is a real estate developing business, adding to it, she owes the 57% stake of the company. Yang was named as the richest individual of china when she was just twenty-five years old and was made her the shareholder of a 70% stake of the business. In 2017, Yang was reportedly listed fourth in the Hurun list.

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5. Laurene Powell Jobs



Net Worth – $20.6 Billion

Orientation – China

The fifth Richest Woman in the World, Laurene Powell has always had the shadow of her late husband in her. Her husband left her at the age of 56 to the good fortune tied with her name. Left alone as the single parent to their children. Somehow Laurene chose to distance herself from the limelight she was getting after the demise of her husband and craved her own name as a Philanthropist for Emerson Collective which focuses on advocating for social change.

The company is based out of Silicon Valley, California. She holds a position in the list of Top 10 Richest Woman in the world with the aid of her husband’s wealth obviously but she is leaving no stone unturned to leave an impact of her own. 

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6. Susanne Klatten 



Net Worth – $19.6 Billion

Orientation – Germany 

The 56-year-old, Susanne Klatten is the sixth Richest Woman in the World and a german oriented businesswoman. She currently owns about a 19% stake in one of the world’s luxurious automobile company BMW. However, BMW also owns Rolls Royce Brand & the Mini Cooper Marquee. She made her own fortune and not reliant on the family’s main business. Susanne also has a considerable amount of shares in various other genre specified industries right from wind power to graphite production.  

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7. Abigail Johnson



Net Worth – $19.6 Billion

Orientation – Germany 

Abigail was born in Boston, Massachusetts and broke all the traditions to become the pioneer in the field of finance. Chairperson of the Fidelity Investments is amongst the top 3 investment service providers of the States, Abigail is the seventh Richest Woman in the World.

She became one of the powerful women in the world after reaching the position of the CEO and President of the company and owning a 49% share of the company in 2014. Later in 2016, she became chairman of the company taking up the additional charge. Forbes in 2016 ranked her as the sixteenth most powerful woman around the globe while in 2015 she was on 16th positions and 34th in 2014.

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8. Charlene De Carvalho



Net Worth – $15.8 Billion

Orientation – The Netherlands

Being the eighth Richest Woman in the World, Charlene De Carvalho is the only heiress of the Heineken international and holds about 25%  stake of the world’s second-largest brewing company, after the former CEO and her own father died in 2002. She ditched the lavishing lifestyle that her family used to and denied to take stakes in their wealth and chose to live a low-key lifestyle by studying law from the University of Leiden. Apart from being the eighth Richest Woman in the World, she also is the wealthiest individual of the dutch civilization and also holds the position of number ten amongst the richest individuals of the United Kingdom. 

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9. Gina Rinehart 



Net Worth – $15.5 Billion

Orientation – Australia 

She is the ninth Richest Woman in the World. Gina Rinehart is mainly involved with an iron-ore mining corporation that was originally established by her father, Lang Hanock. When her father passed away in 1992, Gina was left with a business that was on the verge of bankruptcy, but which fate she managed to turn around successfully.

To her and to those who know her and her story, Gina is a self-made billionaire who made the best out of the terrible financial situation she was forced to deal with. Twenty years after the time she took over Hancock Prospecting, Gina was declared as the world’s Richest Woman in the World (2012) but has to settle at ninth this year. She still has no plans of stopping soon as she continues to expand her business and travel the world in her $80 million private jets.

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10. Iris Fontbonne



Net Worth – $14.5 Billion

Orientation – Chile

As the queen of Chile’s mining industry and the matriarch of the country’s richest family, majority of Iris Fontbona’s wealth comes from Antofagasta, the copper mining company she inherited from her late husband, Andronico Luksic, who also founded what has become one of the world’s largest copper mining businesses. Mining, however, is not the only industry Iris has control over; she is also responsible for the other large businesses under the Luksic Group, which include banking, brewery, and a shipping company.

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