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Forbes List Of 10 Richest Women In The World 2019

| Published on September 6, 2019

Forbes has released a list of top 10 richest women in the world. Check out the names and their net- worth according to Forbes magazine below:

1. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

Forbes Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire heiress and an author of Bible commentaries and works on Jewish-Christian relations.

She is the granddaughter and only heiress of L’Oréal‘s Founder, and her family owns 30% L’Oréal stocks.

Nett Worth: $49.3 Billion

2. Alice Walton

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The daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is reportedly raising funds for a potential Hillary Clinton to run in 2016. The biggest philanthropist of the Walton family, she gave more than $2 million in 2012 to support charter school initiatives.

Net worth: $44.4 Billion

3. Jacqueline Badger Mars

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She is the third generation heir to Mars, the largest candy company in the world with $33 billion in sales. She inherited the company with her two brothers when their father Forrest died. The company produces over 400 million of its famous M&M’s in the U.S. daily.

Net worth according to Fobes: $23.9 billion

4. Huiyan Yang

Huiyan Yang

The daughter of Yeung Kwok Keung, the chairman of Chinese real estate developer Country Garden Holdings, is China’s richest woman. Yeung transferred his stake to her before the company’s 2007 IPO in Hong Kong, a step that made her China‘s richest person that year.

Net worth: $22.1 billion

5. Susanne Klatten

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Germany’s richest woman owns nearly 19.2% of automaker BMW along with her brother Stefan Quandt, who owns 23.7%, and her mother Johanna Quandt (also billionaires). A trained economist, Klatten also controls chemical manufacturer Altana.

Net worth according to Forbes: $21 billion

6. Laurene Powell Jobs

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Powell Jobs is the largest individual shareholder in Disney. As head of the trust that carries her name, she oversees more than 130 million shares in the entertainment company, a stake left to her by late husband Steve Jobs.

Net worth: $18.6 billion

7. Abigail Johnson

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Abigail Johnson is the president of Fidelity Financial Services and a front-runner for the CEO of Fidelity Investments when her father, Edward “Ned” Johnson, steps down. Fidelity is the second-largest mutual fund company in the U.S. with $1.67 trillion in assets under management.

Net worth: $15.6 billion

8. Iris Fontbona


Iris Balbina Fontbona González is a Chilean billionaire businesswoman, the widow of Andrónico Luksic Abaroa, from inheriting Antofagasta PLC. She is the wealthiest person in Chile, the fifth wealthiest in Latin America, and the 91st wealthiest person in the world.

Net worth: $15.4 billion

9. Gina Rinehart

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Georgina Hope “Gina” Rinehart is an Australian mining magnate and heiress who is chairman of Hancock Prospecting, a privately owned mineral exploration and extraction company founded by her father Lang Hancock.

Net worth: $15.2 billion

10 Kwong Siu-Hing

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Kwong Siu-Hing, or sometimes Kwok Kwong Siu-Hing, is the matriarch of the Kwok family. She controls the conglomerate Sun Hung Kai Properties, the largest property developer in Hong Kong.

Net worth: $15.1 billion

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