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Introduction

Are you searching for the richest women in the world?

For once let’s leave men and talk about the women!

The richest women on this list have their source of wealth either from inheritance or investment.

In this post, we will be dealing with these wealthy people and their equivalent net worth.

So, These are the 30 richest Women in the World:

30. Zhao Yan

Net Worth: $7.7 Billion

Zhao Yan kicks off the list of the richest Women in the world.

She is the chairperson for Hong Kong-listed Bloomage BioTechnology.

Her current net worth is around $7.7 Billion.

29. Christy Walton

Net Worth: $7.8 Billion

Coming in next on the list is someone who is associated with Walmart.

Christy Walton was married to one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart.

After her husband died in a plane crash, she inherited everything.

Though she initially had a net worth of 18 billion, the current status is $7.8 Billion.

28. Diane Hendricks

Net Worth: $8 Billion

Diane Hendricks is the chairperson of the popular US-based window and roofing distribution company; ABC supply.

The business-lady is an American by origin and she is also the founder of Hendricks Holding Company.

27. Blair Parry-Okeden

Net Worth: $8.2 Billion

Up next on the list, Blair Parry-Okeden is one of the richest Women in the world.

She is one of the richest people in Australia with an estimated net worth of $8.2 billion.

26. Nancy Walton Laurie

Net Worth: $8.2 Billion

Nancy Walton Laurie is the daughter of the late Bud Walton, the owner of Walmart fortune.

She is an heir to the company alongside her sister.

Nancy has a current estimated net worth of $8.2 Billion.
 

25. Zeng Fangquin

Net Worth: $8.3 Billion

If you’re familiar with Lingyi Technology, then you will know why Zeng Fangquin is worthy to be on the list.

She is the chairperson of the popular smartphone part supplier.

These includes various mobile brands like Apple and Huawei.

24. Cheng Xue

Net Worth: $8.7 Billion

With an estimated net worth of $8.7 Billion, Cheng Xue is one of the richest women in the world.

She is the current acting vice chairman of the China based soy sauce producer Foshan Haitian Flavoring.

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23. Ann Walton Kroenke

Net Worth: $9.1 Billion

Ann Walton Kroenke is the daughter of the late Bud Walton, the owner of Walmart fortune.

She is an heir to the company alongside her sister, Nancy which we had earlier discussed.

Ann has a current estimated net worth of $9.1 billion.

22. Denise Coates

Net Worth: $9.6 Billion

Denise Coates is the 22nd richest Woman in the world.

She is an American who is currently the co-CEO of Bet365, laying claims to about 50% of the company’s stake.

Denise is also of one the highest-paid CEO in the UK.

21. Massimiliana Landini Alleotti

Net Worth: $10.4 Billion

Massimiliana Landini Alleotti is one of the richest Women in Italy.

She is the founder of Menarini, a popular pharmaceutical company.

20. Kwong Siu-hing

Net Worth: $12.2 Billion

Kwong Siu-hing is one of the biggest stokeholder in “Sun Hung Kai Properties.”

She was the wife to the late co-founder of the company, Kwong Siu-hing.

Her current net worth is estimated to be around $12.2 Billion.

19. Wang Laichun

Net Worth: $12.7 Billion

Wang Laichun is the chairperson of Luxshare Precision company.

The industry manufactures electronics connectors and they also supply parts to Apple.

Her current net worth is estimated to be around $12.7 Billion.

18. Kirsten Rausing

Net Worth: $13.2 Billion

Next on the list, Kirsten Rausing is one of the richest Women in the world.

She lays claim to 33% of the Tetra Laval holding company.

17. Abigail Johnson

Net Worth: $15 Billion

Abigail Johnson is the chairwoman of Fidelity International.

The company was established by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II.

The American is also the CEO of firm Fidelity Investments.

16. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Net Worth: $15.4 Billion

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is a business-woman who controls 25% of Heineken International, a popular brewing company.

She occupies the position of the executive director at Heineken.

In 2002, her father died and she inherited £3 billion, which is a major contributing factor to why she is on the list.

15. Iris Fontbona & Family

Net Worth: $15.5 Billion

Iris Balbina Fontbona González is the widow of Andrónico Luksic Abaroa, founder of Antofagasta PLC.

The Chilean billionaire business-woman has an estimated net worth of $15.5 Billion.

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14. Zhou Qunfei & Family

Net Worth: $16.1 Billion

Zhou Qunfei is the owner of Lens Technology, a prominent touchscreen maker.

The entrepreneur is one of the richest women in China.

13. Gina Rinehart

Net Worth: $16.3 Billion

Gina Rinehart is one of the richest Women in Australia.

She is the chairman of Hancock Prospecting.

One of Gina Rinehart favourite Quotes States that: “There is no monopoly on becoming a millionaire. If you’re jealous of those with more money, don’t just sit there and complain – do something to make more money yourself.”

12. Lu Zhongfang

Net Worth: $16.4 Billion

Lu Zhongfang is the 12th richest woman in the world.

She is the founder of Offcn, a test preparation company.

In 2019, the company was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange which is one of the major reasons why her net worth skyrocketed.

11. Fan Hongwei & Family

Net Worth: $16.8 Billion

Fan Hongwei is a Chinese billionaire business-woman who is married to Chen Jianhua, chairman of Hengli Petrochemical company.

She is the current chairperson for the group and more so, the Chinese investor has an estimated net worth of around $16.8 Billion.
 

10. Wu Yajun

Net Worth: $17.9 Billion

Wu Yajun is a real estate business-woman who is the co-founder and chairperson of Longfor Properties.

Though she co-founded the company with her ex-husband, Cai Kui no longer has anything to do with the business because of their divorce contract agreement.

9. Zhong Huijuan

Net Worth: $18.9 Billion

Zhong Huijuan is a Chinese billionaire business-woman.

She is the chairperson for Hansoh Pharmaceutical, a popular Chinese drug manufacturer.

Zhong owns over 75% of the company’s stake with her daughter Sun Yuan.

8. Laurene Powell Jobs

Net Worth: $19.9 Billion

Laurene Powell Jobs is the executive and the founder of Emerson Collective.

This brand deals with the advocation of guidelines and rules on immigration reform, education and others.

One of her wise saying States that: “My relationship with money is that it’s a tool to be self-sufficient, but it’s not something that is a part of who I am.”

7. Susanne Klatten

Net Worth: $24.2 Billion

Susanne Klatten is the heir and daughter to the late Johanna Quandt, who was one of the richest Women in the world.

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Klatten inherited her mother’s wealth after she passed away and aside that, she owns stakes in BMW, SGL and others.

6. Jacqueline Mars

Net Worth: $28.9 Billion

Jacqueline Mars is the 6th richest woman in the world.

The American is the heiress to the Mars Incorporated fortune, which was founded by her parents.

She shares stock alongside her two brothers, John and Forrest Jr.

5. Yang Huiyan & Family

Net Worth: $30.6 Billion

Yang Huiyan is the richest woman in Asia as well as the the youngest female billionaire in the continent.

She is the major shareholder of Country Garden Holdings, owning 70% of Country Garden’s shares.

4. Julia Koch & Family

Net Worth: $44.9 Billion

Julia Koch is a major stake holder in Koch Industries.

She is a widow to David Koch, who founded the establishment.

She currently owns 42% stake in the conglomerate.
 

3. MacKenzie Scott

Net Worth: $62.7 Billion

MacKenzie Scott was the wife of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.

She is also an American novelist and philanthropist.

After divorcing Bezos, she claimed a 4% stake in Amazon; this was worth $35 billion but currently, MacKenzie Scott’s net worth is around $62.7 Billion.

2. Alice Walton

Net Worth: $68.1 Billion

Missing the top spot, Alice Walton is the second richest woman in the world.

She is the heir and daughter of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart.

One of her favourite Quotes States that: “One of the great responsibilities that I have is to manage my assets wisely, so that they create value.”

1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family

Net Worth: $69.6 Billion

Claiming top spot on the list, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world.

She is the heir and daughter to Liliane Bettencourt, the founder of L’Oreal.

After her mother passed away in 2017, she inherited the company and currently acts as the chairwoman.

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers’ family owns 33% of L’Oreal.

Conclusion

That was all on the 30 richest women in the world.

We hoped you enjoyed the list?

Whose personality among those richest women do you love most?

Before rounding off the list, let’s take a quick look at the summary:

S/NWomanNet Worth
1.Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family$69.6 Billion
2.Alice Walton$68.1 Billion
3.MacKenzie Scott$62.7 Billion
4.Julia Koch & Family$44.9 Billion
5.Yang Huiyan & Family$30.6 Billion
6.Jacqueline Mars$28.9 Billion
7.Suzanne Klatten$24.2 Billion
8.Laurene Powell Jobs & Family$19.9 Billion
9.Zhong Huijuan$18.9 Billion
10.Wu Yajun & Family$17.9 Billion
11.Fan Hongwei & Family$16.8 Billion
12.Lou Zhongfang$16.4 Billion
13.Gina Rinehart$16.3 Billion
14.Zhou Qunfei & Family$16.1 Billion
15.Iris Fontbona & Family$15.5 Billion
16.Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken & Family$15.4 Billion
17.Abigail Johnson$15 Billion
18.Kirsten Rausing$13.2 Billion
19.Wang Laichun$12.7 Billion
20.Kwong Siu-hing$12.2 Billion
21.Massimiliana$10.4 Billion
22.Denise Coates$9.6 Billion
23.Ann Walton Kroenke$9.1 Billion
24.Zeng Fangquin$8.7 Billion
25.Cheng Xue$8.3 Billion
26.Nancy Walton Laurie$8.2 Billion
27.Blaire Parry-Okeden$8.2 Billion
28.Diane Hendricks$8 Billion
29.Christy Walton$7.8 Billion
30.Zhao Yan$7.7 Billion

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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