Richest Women In the World

In recent times, women have been rolling the world with their performances in both personal and professional life. Over past six years, many women joined the ranks of the billionaires for the first time. Here are few women who have made the headlines in billionaire’s world.

Liliane Bettencourt

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Lady of France, and the founder of L'ORÉAL, Lilliane Bettencourt is back in the seat of richest woman in the world. She is also on the Forbes list as the 11th richest person. Bettencourt and her family are worth $36.1 billion. 

Alice Walton

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She is the second richest woman in the world with $32.3 billion to her name. Alice Walton though is not actively involved in running the mega superstar chain founded by her father in 1962. However, she still shares in the wealth reaped by Wal-Mart. Apart from her wealth, Alice is in news for collecting art and making hefty donations.

Jacqueline Mars

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She is the third richest woman in the world. Her net value worth is $23.4 billion. Jacqueline Mars and her brothers inherited Mars Inc. the food and candy makers after their father’s death. They started this company in 1999 but none of them play an active role in the firm.

Maria Franca Fissolo

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After three dynamic women ,who are doing great with their wealth , Maria Franca Fissolo is the fourth richest woman in the world. Her net value worth is 22.1 billion . She is the widow of Michele Ferrero. He built the Ferrero group and died on Valentine's Day 2015. Now the company is run by Maria Fissolo and her son, Giovanni Ferrero. The company has many popular products including Nutella spread and kinder chocolates and tic- tac mints .

Susanne Klatten

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Susanne is the fifth richest woman. Her net worth is $18.5 billion. She and her brother Stefan Quandt together owns almost half of BMW. She is also credited with steering German pharmaceutical and chemical company Atlanta who has a generated revenue of $2billion.

There's nothing wrong with calling this world is a woman's world now. Just like men, so many women are making their way into business world with companies generating billion dollars revenue annually. 

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