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Richest women in the world

Who do you think is the richest woman in the world? Here’s a list of the 10 wealthiest women.
(Source: Forbes)


Richest women in the world
Liliane Bettencourt & family
Liliane Bettencourt is a French heiress, businesswoman and socialite. She is one of the principal shareholders of L'Oréal. She is listed as the richest woman in the world by Forbes.
Net worth: $30 billion
Age: 90
Source of wealth: L’Oreal
Country of citizenship: France
(Photo: Getty Images)




Richest women in the world
Christy Walton & family
Christy Walton is the second richest woman in the world and the wealthiest woman in the United States. After her husband’s, John Walton, death in June 2005, she inherited his fortune of $15.7 billion from Wal-Mart.
Net worth: $28.2 billion
Age: 58
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country of citizenship: United States
(Photo: Reuters Pictures)



Richest women in the world
Alice Walton
Alice Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Wal-Mart Stores. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. She graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelor in economics and finance.
Net worth: $26.3 billion
Age: 63
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country of citizenship: United States
(Photo: Getty Images)


Richest women in the world
Iris Fontbona & family
Iris Fontbona inherited a fortune after her billionaire husband, Andronico Luksic, died of cancer in 2005. The Luksic Group has interests in the mining, financial, industrial and the beverages sectors.
Net worth: $17.4 billion
Age: 70
Source of wealth: Mining
Country of citizenship: Chile
(Photo: Reuters Pictures)



Richest women in the world
Jacqueline Mars
Jacqueline Mars is the daughter of Forrest Edward Mars, Sr., and granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founders of the American candy company Mars, Incorporated. As a member of the Mars family, her share of the company and other assets are worth a fortune.
Net worth: $17 billion
Age: 73
Source of wealth: Candy
Country of citizenship: United States
(Photo: Getty Images)



Richest women in the world
Georgina Rinehart
Georgina Rinehart is an Australian mining tycoon and the richest woman in Australia. After the death of her father in March 1992, Rinehart became Executive Chairman of Hancock Prospecting Pty Limited and the HPPL Group of companies.
Net worth: $17 billion
Age: 59
Source of wealth: Mining
Country of citizenship: Australia
(Photo: Getty Images)


Richest women in the world
Susanne Klatten
Susanne Klatten is the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt. She is the richest woman in Germany. On her father’s death, she inherited 12.50% stake in BMW and 50.1% stake in pharmaceutical and chemicals manufacturer Altana.
Net worth: $14.3 billion
Age: 50
Source of wealth: BMW & pharmaceuticals
Country of citizenship: Germany
(Photo: Getty Images)




Richest women in the world
Abigail Johnson
Abigail Johnson is an American businesswoman. Johnson is President of Fidelity Investments Personal and Workplace Investing. Fidelity was founded by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II and her father Edward C. Johnson III is its current CEO. As of March 2013 The Johnson family owns a 49% stake in the company.
Net worth: $12.7 billion
Age: 51
Source of wealth: Money management
Country of citizenship: United States
(Photo: Getty Images)




Richest women in the world
Miuccia Prada
Miuccia Prada is an Italian fashion designer and entrepreneur. She is considered to be one of the richest women in the world. She also has a Ph.D in Political Science.
Net worth: $12.4 billion
Age: 63
Source of wealth: Prada
Country of citizenship: Italy
(Photo: Getty Images)



Richest women in the world
Anne Cox Chambers
Anne Cox Chambers is an American media proprietor, who has a stake of interest in Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television, and other businesses.
Net worth: $12 billion
Age: 93
Source of wealth: Media
Country of citizenship: United States
(Photo: Getty Images)









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