Who Is The Richest Woman In The World And How Much Is She Worth

Here, we talking about world’s top 10 richest woman, about her business and how she made a giant empire,from some of them related to biggest companies Walmart to Apple and Mars candy maker. So, let’s take a brief look on them.

Net Worth : $54.4 billion

Source of Income : Walmart

Residence : Texas, USA

Alice Walton is second richest woman in the world, born in October 1949, at Arkansas USA. She is daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton, later died of her father she heiress to the fortune of Walmart Stores Inc. She is the 2nd richest woman and 19th wealthiest person in the world.

2. Abigail Johnson

Abigail Johnson

Net Worth : $17.3 billion

Source of Income : money management

Residence : Milton, Massachusetts

Abigail Johnson was born on December 19, 1961, American business woman. The giant investment company Fidelity Investment was founded by her grandfather in 1946. Johnson has served as CEO of Fidelity since 2014 and as chairman since 2016, she owns nearly 24.5% stake in the company and her siblings own estimated nearly 5% of stake. She’s wealth is nearly $17 billion, make her world’s one of the richest woman.

3. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Net Worth : $16.3 billion

Source of Income : Heineken

Residence : London, United Kingdom

Charlene Heineken was born June 1954, Dutch-English businesswoman and owner of 23% controlling stake in Heineken. She is the daughter of Freddy Heineken, who is the founder of world’s second largest brewer Heineken International. Later, her father’s died she became executive director of Heineken and inherited stake in 2002.

4. Jacqueline Mars

Jacqueline Mars

Net Worth : $24.7 billion

Source of Income : Investor, Pet Food, Mars Candy

Residence : Virginia, USA

Jacqueline Mars is an American investor and heiress of candy maker Mars Company. She is born in 1939, at United Kingdom, daughter of Forrest Mars Sr. and Audrey Ruth, who founded Mars Inc. American candy maker company. She is 4th richest woman and 38th richest person in the world.

5. Kirsty Bertarelli

Kirsty Bertarelli

Net Worth : $12.1 billion

Source of Income : Songwriter

Residence : Switzerland

Kirsty Bertarelli was born June 1971, at Staffordshire, United Kingdom, by profession she is song writer, former miss UK and wife of Italian born swiss businessman Ernesto Bertarelli, owner of biotech giant Serono until 2007. According to ‘Sunday Time Rich List 2017’ her family placed at 6th rank who’s make her Britain''s richest woman.

6. Laurene Powell Jobs

Laurene Powell Jobs

Net Worth : $16.4 billion

Source of Income : Apple, Disney

Residence : California, USA

Laurence Powell Jobs was born November 1963, in New Jersey, USA, who is American business woman and widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. She is the chairs and founder of Emerson Collective, which is launched in mid half of the 2016, with gift of $1.2 billion, who is an organization that user entrepreneurship to advance social reform and helped to needy students.

7. Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

Net Worth : $44.9 billion

Source of Income : L’Oreal

Residence : France

Liliane Bettencourt was heiress of the L’Oreal company and died in September 2017 at the age of 94, she was richest woman in the world at the time of her death. The L’Oreal, cosmetic empire was founded by her father, Eugene Schueller in 1907, later she headed the empire with help of her daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers and two grandsons. She was richest woman in the world and 14th richest person in the world.

8. Maria Franca Fissolo

Maria Franca Fissolo

Net Worth : $2.2 billion

Source of Income : Nutella

Residence : Monaco

Maria Franca Fissolo is one the richest woman in the world, she is widow of Michele Ferrero, he is the founder of Ferrero group into one of the world’s leading sweet company. The company is best known for his products like, Nutella chocolate hazelnut spread, Tic Tac mint and Kinder chocolate. Later, Ferrero’s died in 2015, the majority of stake leaving to her and Maria’s son Giovanni, Giovanni is chair person of company.

9. Susanne Klatten

Susanne Klatten

Net Worth: $16.8 billion

Source of Income : BMW, Pharmaceuticals

Residence : Bad Homburg, Germany

Susanne Klatten is richest woman in the Germany with $16.8 billion who makes her 38th richest woman in the world. She is daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt, who was the industrialist of Germany, she owns 19.2% of automaker BMW and her brother Stefan Quandt, owns 23.7%. Klatten helped to transform her grandfather’s Altana AG into world class pharmaceuticals chemical corporation. She is an economist with a MBA.

10. Yang Huiyan

Yang Huiyan

Net Worth : $21.2 billion

Source of Income : real estate

Residence : Foshan, China

Yang Huiyan is richest woman in the Asia, born on 1981, daughter of Yang Guoqiang, who started Biguiyuan company in 1997 and transferred 70% of share to her before its IPO in 2007. Yang Huiyan is a Chinese property developer and 55% of majority shareholder of Country Garden Holding. She is holding degree of Ohio State University.

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