Most women are dangerously wealthy,rich and powerful. Some unbelievable stories of women who have shared the list of the wealthiest women in the world have proved all the stereotypes wrong with their unfathomable power. Often, when we speculate to think about richest people in the world, we even cannot imagine of a woman sharing the list. But that is a story of the past, and now women are coming in every walk of life proving their worth.
Same as the wealthiest men in the world there are women in the world who have acquired enormous/massive wealth and have succeeded in making the list of the richest women in the world. Some of which have acquired the wealth from their ancestral properties while others have made it to the list with their own diligence and incredible dedication. There are a few of the women who did it by taking powerful initiative and climbed the ladder of success and they began their long journey of struggle with just some handful of resources.
Without further ado, In this article, we will focus on top 10 richest women in the world.
1. Alice Walton
Alice Walton stands number one as the richest woman in the world, because of her fortune rated at $46.7 billion, according to Bloomberg. She was born and raise by WalMart founder Sam Walton. She co-manages the family’s holding company Walton Enterprises, but really focuses on curating art.
2. Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers
L’Óréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt was a very wealthy person.so when he died last year, her daughter briefly became the world’s richest woman (Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers ). her net worth at $44.7 billion by Bloomberg. Do you really want to know who is the president of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation?. She is nobody than Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers.
3. Maria Franca Fissolo
Maria Franca Fissolo is estimated $33.2 billion According to Forbes. She’s the daughter late Michele Ferrero, this was the man who turned a simple hazelnut -and- chocolate spread called Nutella into an amazing iconic brand, talkless of Ferrero Rocher chocolates. And this product has been the Canadian’s famous most successful brands.
4. Jacqueline Mars
Forbes estimates Jacqueline Mars net worth at $28.3 billion. She owns a third of candy company Mars. She is a philanthropist and also worked for the company and served on its board.
5. Zhou Qunfei
Zhou Qunfei is a dropped out from high school. She started working in a factory that made lenses for watches. She started her own watch lens company When she was 22, which she later went on to make glass screens for cellphones. Today she is the richest self-made woman in the world. Zhou Qunfei has estimated fortune of $9.2 billion.
6. Sherry Brydson
Sherry Brydson is from Canada and she is one of the richest women in the world, she is the largest shareholder in investment firm Woodbridge. she’s worth $7.46 billion according to Bloomberg. She owns different other company among which areToronto’s Elmwood Spa, Viking Air and Vista Radio.
7. Diane Hendricks
According to Forbes When Diane Hendricks was a teenager she became pregnant and for her to obtain her high school diploma she starts studying from home. After marriage Hendricks co-founded the business with her late husband, Ken.they are the largest wholesale distributors of windows, siding, and roofing in America. $4.9 billion is estimated as Diane Hendricks net worth.
8. Yang Huiyan
Yang Huiyan is from China. The daughter of real estate developer Country Garden Holdings. Yang Huiyan is the controlling shareholder in Country Garden Holdings, transferred to her by her father Yeung Kwok Keung in 2007. She worth $25.6 billion.
9. Loretta Robinson
She is the daughter of Ted Rogers, they founded Rogers Communication, one of Canada’s diversified media company .$7.9 billion is her net worth. Loretta Anne Robinson and her four children donated $130 million to create the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, it is called the largest single donation in Canada’s healthcare history.
10. Gina Rinehart
Gina Rinehart is from Australia, the daughter of high profile iron-ore explorer Lang Hancock, she is into mining. she is estimated $14.9 billion worth.