There’s no woman in the world’s top 10 wealthiest people list; there’s no refusal that some women are having great success worldwide. Nowadays, the amount of richest women is increasing. As per Forbes real-time billionaire’s record, let’s look at the list of the top 10 richest women in the world:
10. Gina Rinehart:
Net worth: $13.1 Billion Born: 9 February 1954 Nationality: Australian Country: Perth, Western Australia Profession: Mining Magnate and Executive Chairman Company: Hancock Prospecting Major Investments: Australia Olympics Efforts, Roy Hill Mining Project, Beef Sector
Forbes considers Gina Rinehart, the tenth wealthiest woman in the world, who made her destiny in Australian iron ore. From 1992, she became the Hancock Prospecting Company’s executive chairman, established by her father, Lang Hancock. The drop in wholesale iron ore and AUD / USD exchange prices significantly affected Rinehart’s wealth ranking between 2013 and 2019. In 2020, she again set up her rank as the richest woman.
9. Zhong Huijuan:
Net worth: $14.6 Billion Born: 1958 Nationality: Chinese Belonging: Shanghai, China Profession: Pharmaceuticals Company: Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine
The founder and chairperson of Chinese Drugmaker Hansoh Pharmaceutical Company, Zhong Huijuan, is one of the self-made world’s richest women. She is a former chemistry teacher before she started her own company. Her healthcare industry manufactures drugs to cure several diseases such as oncology, cardiovascular, psychoactive, antidiabetic, and other medicines. In 2019, it generated revenue of $ 1.2 billion. Her husband is a billionaire founder of Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine.
8. Laurene Powell Jobs:
Net worth: $16.4 Billion Born: 6 February 1963 Nationality: American Country: Palo Alto, California, United States Profession: Businesswomen, Philanthropic Company: Emerson Collective, College Track, Laurene Powell Jobs Trust Major Investments: Coding school
Laurene Powell Jobs is also included in the list of the world’s wealthiest women. She’s the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and inherited Steve Jobs Trust and even the shares from his companies Apple and Walt Disney. She established Emerson Collective that operates for social issues, immigration, and education improvements.
7. Susanne Klatten:
Net worth: $16.8 Billion Born: 28 April 1962 Nationality: German Country: Germany Profession: Economist Company: BMW, Pharmaceuticals Achievements: Bayerischer Verdienstorden Award
Susanne Klatten is Germany’s richest woman. She has 19.2% shares of automaker BMW and the sole owner of her grandfather’s pharmaceutical Altanta, transform it into the world’s best corporation. She also holds shares of wind energy organization Nordex AG and carbon and graphite manufacturer SGL Group.
6. Yang Huiyan:
Net worth: $20.3 Billion Born: 1981 Nationality: Cypriot-Chinese Country: Foshan, China Profession: Property Developer, a shareholder of her father company Company: Country Garden
Country Garden’s shareholder and board member Yang Huiyan is Asia’s wealthiest woman. In 2007, her father and founder of Country Garden, Yang Guoqiang, transferred a large number of stakes to her. During the coronavirus pandemic, this company originated robotic and automated foodservice centers in Wuhan to feed Chinese medical staff.
5. Jacqueline Mars:
Net worth: $28.9 Billion Born: 10 October 1939 Nationality: American Country: The Plains, Virginia, United States Profession: Investor, Philanthropist, and Heiress Company: Mars Incorporated, Mars Foundation
The fifth richest woman on earth is Jacqueline Mars. In 1992, she joined the organization as President of the Food product group. She’s the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, who founded the biggest Candymaker organization. She served as a board member till 2016. Now, her son is a chairperson of this company.
4. Mackenzie Bezos:
Net worth: $36 Billion Born: 7 April 1970 Nationality: American Country: Seattle, Washington, United States Profession: Novelist, Philanthropist Company: Amazon Achievement: American Book Award
Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos ex-wife, Mackenzie Scott, came into the 2020 billionaire list after their divorce in 2019. The award-winning author received a 25% Amazon stake as a divorce settlement, which was 4% of the company. She declared that she would give approximately $ 1.7 billion to 119 non-profit organizations. She signed the giving pledge to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.
3. Julia Koch:
Net worth: $38.2 BILLION Born: 12 April 1962 Nationality: American Country: New York, United States Profession: Businesswomen Company: Koch Industries
After David Koch’s death, Julia and her children inherited a 42% stake from her husband’s firm, Koch Industries. Subsequently, she was added to the list of the world’s billionaire women. Basically, she’s from Iowa, but she shifted to New York in 1980 and became an assistant to fashion Designer Adolfo. She and her husband donated $ 10 million to Mount Sinai Medical Center and $ 10 million to Stanford Children’s Hospital to study food allergies.
2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers:
Net worth: $48.9 Billion Born: 10 July 1953 Nationality: French Country: Paris, France Profession: L'Oreal Chairwoman Company: L'Oreal
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the granddaughter of L’Oreal founder Eugene Schueller. She occupies the second wealthiest women position, according to Forbes. Since 1997, she’s the chairperson and owns 33% of this makeup firm alongside her family. Her fortunes declined during the coronavirus pandemic, with shares dropping by 12% in the first two weeks of March 2020. She and her company donated $226 to repair the Notre Dame cathedral after the fire.
1. Alice Walton:
Net worth: $54.4 BILLION Born: 7 October 1949 Nationality: American Country: Fort Worth, Texas, United States Profession: Archaeologist and Classicist Company: Amon Carter Museum Major Investments: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Non-Profit Foundation Art Bridges
The Walmart founder’s (Sam Walton) daughter, Alice Walton, is the number one richest woman in the world. But she hasn’t any role in running Walmart. Instead, her work is dedicated to curating art and has an extensive collection of art worth around one hundred million dollars. Crystal Bridge features the artwork of Andy Warhol, Norman Rockwell, and Mark Rothko. She holds a large number of shares in Walmart shares.