American business magazine, Forbes releases a list of richest women in the world every year or once a year. This magazine also releases lists on a wealth of people from different departments or fields by using the static rating.
However, this list of wealthiest women worldwide is rolled out on 6 March 2018 but one of the most important things in this analysis is that there are little bit ups and downs are seen in these richest personalities’ wealth in October, 2018 as it is considered by Wikipedia of that topic.
Therefore, some changes may be in future, but all we are going to share with you that totally related Wikipedia of subject Female Billionaires in The World. Here we are going to share list of richest women in the world with you names those women have shown large increment in their wealth spending their businesses.
On 6 March, 2018, New York based this American tabloid listed 256 women in its list of the world’s billionaires, while 227 female women billionaires came out in March 2017, up from 187 in June 2015. Nonetheless, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers were seen in latest wealthiest women replacing her mother Liliane Bettencourt who passed away in 2017 as child and heiress.
10. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken
Net worth: 15.8 billion US$
Source: Heineken International
Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is a Dutch-English businesswoman and the owner of a 25% controlling interest in the world’s second-largest brewer, Heineken International, was born on 30 June 1954 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
She is one of the richest women in the world, her mother Lucille Cummins, an American from a Kentucky family of bourbon whiskey distillers, father Freddy Heineken, a Dutch industrialist. Charlene married Michel de Carvalho, who is financier and director of Citigroup, they have 5 children.
Carvalho-Heineken has come out the richest woman in the United Kingdom having a net worth of £11.1 billion since May 2018, declared by the Sunday Times Rich List.
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9. Abigail Johnson
Net worth: 15.9 billion US$
Source: Fidelity Investments
Nationality: United States
Abigail Pierrepont Johnson was born on 19 December 1961 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is an American businesswoman. She is one of the successful businesswomen in the world, has been chairman of its international sister company Fidelity International, president, and chief executive officer of US investment firm Fidelity Investments.
Johnson’s grandfather Edward C. Johnson II was a founder of Fidelity, while her father Edward C. “Ned” Johnson III remains chairman emeritus of FMR.
Nevertheless, she is one of the wealthiest women in the world the Johnson family owned a 49% stake in the corporation, Johnson holds a guesstimated 24.5%. Johnson was declared CEO and president of the company carrying full control of Fidelity with 45,000 employees globally.
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8. Iris Fontbona
Net worth: 16.3 billion US$
Source: Antofagasta PLC
Iris Balbina Fontbona González is one of the richest people in the world having net worth of US$18 billion (as of June 2018’s estimations). She and her family control the Santiago-based mining company called Antofagasta.
Fontbona González is a Chilean billionaire businesswoman and one of the richest women in the world, was born in 1943, and the widow of Andrónico Luksic Abaroa, from inheriting Antofagasta PLC. She is considered the 66th wealthiest person in the world, the fifth wealthiest in Latin America, and the wealthiest person in Chile.
They all also control Banco de Chile, Madeco, a copper products manufacturer, a shipping company, CSAV, country’s largest brewer CCU through the publicly-traded company Quiñenco.
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7. Gina Rinehart
Net worth: 17.4 billion US$
Source: Hancock Prospecting
Georgina Hope “Gina” Rinehart is an Australian mining magnate, was born on 9 February 1954 in Subiaco, Western Australia. She is chairman of a privately owned mineral exploration and extraction company “Hancock Prospecting”, established by her father Lang Hancock.
Rinehart is one of the wealthiest women all around the world and one of the richest people in Australia holding Net worth of 17.4 billion US$ as of 2018 estimated by Forbes.
Being an only child of Lang Hancock, Rinehart inherited a 76.6% share in the company upon his death in 1992. Rinehart’s wealth was estimated at nearly US$18 billion in 2012, also was among the list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes.
6. Laurene Powell Jobs
Net worth: 18.8 billion US$
Source: Apple Inc., The Walt Disney Company
Nationality: United States
Laurene Powell Jobs is president and co-founder of the board of College Track, which organizes disadvantaged high school students for college. She is the widow and heir of Steve Jobs, was born on 6 November 1963 in West Milford, New Jersey, United States.
She is also executive and the Emerson Collective’s creator, which advocates for rules about education and immigration reform, environmental conservation and social justice.
Powell Jobs is also one of the richest women in the world, is an heir of Steve Jobs who was co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc. Powell Jobs live in Palo Alto, California along with her three children, and also runs the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust.
4. Yang Huiyan
Net worth: 21.9 billion US$
Source: Country Garden Holdings
Yang Huiyan is the richest woman in Asia, was born in 1981 in Shunde, Guangdong Province, China, is a Chinese property developer and the majority shareholder (55%) of Country Garden Holdings.
She is the daughter of Yang Guoqiang who launched Biguiyuan Company in 1997 and transferred 70% of Country Garden’s shares to her before its IPO in 2007. Huiyan is also among wealthiest women in the world, is vice chairman of the governance committee of the board while she helped out lift $410 million selling new shares in 2014.
She is one of the richest women in all over the world and came out the richest woman in Asia holding a wealth of US$25.8 billion in 2018.
4. Jacqueline Mars
Net worth: 23.6 billion US$
Source: Mars, Inc.
Nationality: United States
Jacqueline Mars is an American heiress and investor, was born on 10 October 1939 in the United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Forrest Mars, Sr who was a great businessman, and Audrey Ruth (Meyer).
She is the owner of the US Equestrian Team and controls a working organic brand. Mars was ranked the 38th richest person in the world by Forbes with a net worth of $23.2 billion as of June 2018.
Jacqueline is one of the richest women in the world, tied the knot with David H. Badger in 1961, they have 3 children but she and H. Badger announced divorce in 1984, while she married with Hank Vogel in 1986 which also remained unsuccessful and divorced in 1994.
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3. Susanne Klatten
Net worth: 25 billion US$
Source: Altana, BMW
Susanne Klatten is the richest woman in Germany and the 38th richest person in the world with net worth of US$25.1 billion as of March 2018 by Forbes.
Susanne Hanna Ursula Quandt was born on 28 April 1962 in Bad Homburg, Germany. She is one of the richest women in the world, is a German heiress, the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt.
Klatten was declared inherited father’s 50.1% stake in pharmaceutical and chemicals manufacturer Altana, after his death. Klatten married Jan Klatten in 1990 in Kitzbühel and live in Munich, while both have 3 children.
2. Alice Walton
Net worth: 41.5 billion US$
Nationality: United States
Alice Louise Walton is the daughter of Sam Walton and Helen Walton who created Walmart was born on October 7, 1949, in Newport, Arkansas, United States. She is an American heiress to the wealth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Walton is one of the wealthiest women in the world, has reported a net worth of $42.5 billion estimated by Forbes as of May 2018 that what tags her name among world’s richest women and the 18th-richest person in the world.
It is reported in September 2016; Walton owned more than US$11 billion in Walmart shares. At the early stage of her career, Walton served as a money manager and an equity analyst for First Commerce Corporation.
1. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers
Net worth: 46.5 billion US$
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire heiress and author of Bible commentaries, only daughter and thus under French law the heiress of Liliane Bettencourt.
She works on Jewish-Christian relations, while her family possesses the company L’Oréal. She is one of the richest women in the world, after her mother Liliane Bettencourt’s death, in September 2017 whose then net worth was nearly $39.5 billion that made Francoise Bettencourt Meyers wealthiest woman in the world, the richest woman globally and part of the top 20 richest people in the world overall and.