10 Richest Women in the World – 2021
1- Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers (France): 73.8 billion dollars
2- Alice Walton (US): 61.7 billion dollars
3- Jacqueline Mars (US): 31.3 billion dollars
4- Yang Huiyan (China): 29.9 billion dollars
5- Susanne Klatten (Germany): 28.3 billion dollars
6- Gina Rinehart (Australia): 23.7 billion dollars
7- Iris Fontbona (Chile): 23.4 billion dollars
8- Abigail Johnson (US): 20.9 billion dollars
9- Laurene Powell Jobs (US): 19.1 billion dollars
10- Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken (Netherland): 17 billion dollars
Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers is the richest woman in the world with a net worth of 73.8 billion dollars in 2021. She is the owner of L’Oreal and her mother was also the richest woman but she died in 2017. The president of Bettencourt Schueller Foundation is Francoise. According to Forbes, these are the moneymaking ladies of the world that comes from different regions of the world. These ladies are outstanding in acumen and achieve this position with hard work and guts. They are growing financially every year with their intelligence and leadership qualities. Below, you will find the list of the top ten richest women in the world.
1- Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers (France):
She was confirmed as the owner of L’Oreal in 2017 after her mother’s death. She already owns the investment in the company. The president of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation is Francoise. According to her, leading this company after her mother’s demise is not an easy task. But, with their brilliance and effective strategies, she manages the company securely and gets the first position in 2021. Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers is number ONE on the richest women list with a net worth of 73.8 billion dollars. L’Oreal is the biggest cosmetics and heiress company in the world.
2- Alice Walton (US):
She is the only daughter of the founder of Walmart. She is the co-manager of Walton Enterprises, which is the only family company accountable for 50 percent of the biggest retailer of Walmart. However, her passion and intelligence lie in the art and effective management. Alice Walton is number TWO on the richest women list with a net worth of 61.7 billion dollars. She also opened the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in 2011 in Bentonville, Arkansas.
3- Jacqueline Mars (US):
She holds the 1/3rd investment in Mars Inc. which is the largest manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other types of food products. The net worth of Jacqueline Mars is 31.3 billion dollars. She is the successor to the candy corporation. She is also the owner of top eventing horses and an active philanthropist.
Jacqueline Mars is number THREE on the richest women list with a net worth of 31.3 billion dollars.
4- Yang Huiyan (China):
Yang Huiyan is the richest woman in China for consecutive 6 years. She earned more than 2 billion dollars on the first four days of 2018. She is the vice-chairman of the famous real estate business, Country Garden Holdings as she holds 57 percent shares of the company. Her father transferred 70 percent share to her name in 2007. She is the owner of Bright Scholar Education Holdings which is responsible for running International K-12 schools. Yang Huiyan is number FOUR on the richest women list with a net worth of 29.9 billion dollars.
5- Susanne Klatten (Germany):
She is a German businesswoman and holds 19 percent shares in the biggest automobile maker company ‘’BMW’’ in the world. This company also owns the Rolls-Royce and Mini Cooper marquee. Her brother owns 23 percent of this company. Her main success as an entrepreneur shows that she is not reliant on the family business. She is also the owner of Atlanta AG which is the biggest pharmaceutical company and earns 2.5 million dollars per year in terms of sales.
Susanne Klatteb is number FIFTH on the richest women list with a net worth of 28.3 billion dollars.
6- Gina Rinehart (Australia):
She is a mining tycoon with a net worth of 23.7 billion dollars. They get iron-ore through mining which is the major business of the company. This company was founded by her father and at the time of her father’s death, the company is on the edge of bankruptcy. But, with the hard work of Gina, the company started growing and now successfully making profits. That’s why the story of Gina is really inspirational. She also owns a private jet that worth 80 million dollars and exploring the world.
Gina Rinehart is number SIXTH on the richest women list with a net worth of 23.7 billion dollars.
7-Iris Fontbona (Chile):
She is another magnate of the mining industry with a total worth of 23.4 billion dollars. She belongs to the country’s wealthiest family and most of their earnings come from Antofagasta, which is the biggest mining company that she heiresses from her late spouse. The company is also responsible for many other businesses such as shipping, brewery, and banking and all are profitable businesses.
Iris Fontbona is number SEVENTH on the richest women list with a net worth of23.4 billion dollars.
8- Abigail Johnson (US):
She holds the chairperson status in Fidelity Investments and considered the most powerful woman in the finance field. This company is considered the top financial services company in the US. In this male-dominant society, she made her name with her intelligence and skills. The net worth of Abigail Johnson is 20.9 billion dollars. This is proof that women can do anything and work on an equal basis with men. Her investment management skills and strategies are really encouraging and her wealth is growing.
Abigail Johnson is number SEVENTH on the richest women list with a net worth of 20.9 billion dollars.
9- Laurene Powell Jobs (US):
She is the wife of late Steve Jobs and worked under his shadow. After his demise, she continued working and now the current worth of her wealth is 19.1 billion dollars. Steve Jobs died in 2011 at the age of 56. Laurene Powell Jobs is also working as a philanthropist. Her biggest project is Emerson Collective that situated in Silicon Valley. This organization was established in 2004. She is working hard to grow her wealth and making her name as a philanthropist.
Laurene Powell Jobs is number EIGHTH on the richest women list with a net worth of 19.1 billion dollars.
10- Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken (Netherland):
She is the single heiress to the ‘’Heineken’’ and holds 25 percent shares in this company. It is the largest brewing company in the world and her father who is the CEO of this company died in 2002. As she is the only daughter and not so active in the company’s affairs, but she completed her studies and then started participating in the company. She traveled to different regions of the world to discover the empire that her father left for her. She is working as the executive director of the company and also considered the richest entrepreneur in the Netherlands’.
Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is number TENTH on the richest women list with a net worth of 17 billion dollars.
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