Some amazing stories about women who share the list of the richest women in the world have proved all the stereotypes incorrect with their impenetrable power. Often, when speculating for the wealthiest people in the world, we are not convinced to see a woman sharing the list. But this is a history of the past, and now women come in all spheres of life that prove their value. Just as the wealthiest people in the world are and were women in the world, who have won the list of the richest women in the world.
Some have acquired property from their ancestors, while some have enumerated it with their own diligence and incredible dedication.
Let’s catch a glimpse of a definite list of the top 10 richest women in the world:
10. Charlene De Carvalho-Heineken (Net Revenue – $15.8 Billion)
Charlene De Carvalho-Heineken is a businesswoman and was born in June 1954. She owns 25% shares in Heineken International. This is the third largest brewery company in the world. In the United Kingdom, she is one of the richest women. She has completed her education in Law from the University of Leiden. According to a report, she is the tenth richest person in the UK and one of the wealthiest women in Dutch. After acquiring the £3 billion of the property, after the death of her father, she became the richest person of Dutch.
9. Abigail Johnson (Net Revenue – $15.9 Billion)
Abigail Johnson was born in 1961. By profession, she is an American businesswoman and an alumnus of Abigail, Harvard Business School. She started her career with a company founded by her grandfather, Fidelity Investment as a portfolio manager. After some time, she became the CEO and President of the company and became the most powerful women in the world. She owned 49% shares of the company in 2014. And, she became the chairman of the company in 2016 and took up the additional charges. In 2016, she ranked as sixteenth most powerful women in the world. Her net worth is $15.9 billion.
8. Iris Fontbona (Net Revenue – $16.3 Billion)
Iris Fontbona is a businesswoman by profession. She was born in 1942 and a resident of Santiago, Chile. She became the owner of Antofagasta PLC after the death of his husband. Antofagasta PLC is one of the largest mining company in the world. Apart from this, she also involved in other operations including a handful of serious investments within both energy infrastructures of Chile, operation within the largest brewer of Chile, the central bank of Chile. She has a net worth of $ 16.3 billion. Recently she denoted $ 4.3 million to the children with physical disabilities.
7. Gina Rinehart (Net Revenue – $17.4 Billion)
Gina Rinehart is the daughter of Lang Hancock, founder, and chairman of Hancock Prospecting. By profession, her father was a bush pilot and a pastoral farmer. In 1952, he founded a red spot on the bank of the Pilbara river gorge. That red spot is classified as the best iron ore than the other found in Australia. Through this company, she became the seventh wealthiest women in the world and the richest women of Australia. Het net revenue is recorded as to be $ 17.4 billion.
6. Laurene Powell Jobs (Net Revenue – $18.8 Billion)
Laurene Powell Jobs is the companion of Late Steve Jobs, owner of Apple. After his death, she is holding a share of 38.5 million of Apple and 8 percent share of Disney company. She starts out as a philanthropist and gradually gets the skills to take care of the green company after her husband’s death. She holds a company named “College Track,” an educational institute which helps the young generation to obtain high school degrees and university degrees.
5. Yang Huiyan (Net Revenue – $21.9 billion)
Yang Huiyan is a vice-chairman of a Chinese property develops Country Garden Holdings. She is 36 years old and seen success in the first few weeks of 2018. According to the data, her net revenue is the US $ 21.9 billion, and she is the fifth wealthiest women in the world. Also, she was the richest women in China when she was just 25 years old.
4. Jacqueline Mars (Net Revenue – $23.6 billion)
Jacqueline Mars is an heiress and investor by profession. She was born in October. 1939. She is the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founder of American Candy company. According to the recent study, her net revenue is calculated to be $ 23.6 billion, which made her the fourth richest women in the world. She and her brother inherited the company, after the death of their father. Together, they are achieving huge success.
3. Susanne Klatten (Net Revenue – $25 billion)
Australian resident Susanne Klatten, daughter of Johanna Quandt and Herbert was born in April 1962. According to the source, she became the third richest women in the world with a revenue of $ 25 billion. Earlier, her mother was the ninth wealthiest women in the world. However, after her death, she got some additional share of the BMW along with her brother and became the third wealthiest women in the world.
2. Alice Louise Walton (Net Revenue – $41.5 Billion)
Alice Louise Walton is the second richest women in the world. She was born in October 1949 to Sam Walton, the founder of the famous Wal-Mart Stores. She became the successor to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Mal-Wart has a revenue of $ 46 billion.
1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyer (Net Revenue – $46.5 billion)
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers owns 33% of the world’s largest cosmetics manufacturer company, L’Oreal. Before her, the company was attributed to her late mother Liliane till September 2017. L’Oreal is a big brand and has a revenue of $ 42.2 billion and owns Lancome and Garnier brands. Francoise became Emperor of the Empire after her mother Liliane Bettencourt died. She becomes the richest women in Europe. Her interests also include writing and reading books. She wrote three books including “One” – which is based on Greek God.