Thursday, February 20, 2014

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.

Liliane Bettencourt & family\r\nLiliane 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.\r\nNet worth: $30 billion\r\nAge: 90\r\nSource of wealth: L?Oreal\r\nCountry of citizenship: France

Christy Walton & family\r\nChristy 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.\r\nNet worth: $28.2 billion\r\nAge: 58\r\nSource of wealth: Wal-Mart\r\nCountry of citizenship: United States

Alice Walton\r\nAlice 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.\r\nNet worth: $26.3 billion\r\nAge: 63\r\nSource of wealth: Wal-Mart\r\nCountry of citizenship: United States

Iris Fontbona & family\r\nIris 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.\r\nNet worth: $17.4 billion\r\nAge: 70\r\nSource of wealth: Mining\r\nCountry of citizenship: Chile

Jacqueline Mars\r\nJacqueline 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.\r\nNet worth: $17 billion\r\nAge: 73\r\nSource of wealth: Candy\r\nCountry of citizenship: United States

Georgina Rinehart\r\nGeorgina 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.\r\nNet worth: $17 billion\r\nAge: 59\r\nSource of wealth: Mining\r\nCountry of citizenship: Australia

Susanne Klatten\r\nSusanne 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.\r\nNet worth: $14.3 billion\r\nAge: 50\r\nSource of wealth: BMW & pharmaceuticals\r\nCountry of citizenship: Germany

Abigail Johnson\r\nAbigail 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.\r\nNet worth: $12.7 billion\r\nAge: 51\r\nSource of wealth: Money management\r\nCountry of citizenship: United States

Miuccia Prada\r\nMiuccia 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.\r\nNet worth: $12.4 billion\r\nAge: 63\r\nSource of wealth: Prada\r\nCountry of citizenship: Italy\r\n

Anne Cox Chambers\r\nAnne 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.\r\nNet worth: $12 billion\r\nAge: 93\r\nSource of wealth: Media\r\nCountry of citizenship: United States

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