Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Top 10 Richest woman in the world 2020

The richest woman in the world in 2020 is Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers with an estimated net worth of over $50 billion. The owner of the beauty conglomerate L’Oreal inherited a fortune when her mother, Lilliane, herself the richest woman of her time, passed away in 2017. Francoise is also the president of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation and an accomplished author of Greek mythology works.

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

  1. Johanna Quandt

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Marrying BMW owner Herbert Quandt saw Johanna’s net worth to rise to $12.8 billion. After he died in 1982, Herbert left all his money to his wife and their two children.

  1. Laurene Powell Jobs

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Laurene Powell was heartbroken after the passing of Steve Jobs but she should take comfort from the fact that her husband and the founder of Apple left her with a ‘small’ amount of $14 billion which we believe would be enough for her to further her own entrepreneurial career.

  1. Anne Cox Chambers

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

A relatively unknown quantity amongst the rich women, Anne’s net worth is $15.5 billion and is also the majority owner of Cox Enterprises. She was once the  USA ambassador to Belgium during the Jimmy Carter days.

  1. Abigail Johnson

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Abigail climbed the corporate ladder at the Fidelity Investments and never looked back. Today, she is worth a whooping $17 billion and is accumulating even more wealth as we speak.

  1. Susanne Klatten

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Sussanne Klatten is the daughter of Johanna Quandt who we have discussed in this list already. She is the richest woman in Germany and boasts an astounding net worth of $17.4 billion.

  1. Gina Rinehart

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

With a net worth of $17.7 billion, Gina is a mining heiress from Australia and is the richest person on the continent. Her father discovered iron and coal deposits in many parts of Down Under and his wealth naturally rubbed on to his daughter.

  1. Jacqueline Mars

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

You have to thank the Mars family for allowing you to taste Milky Way, a pack of M&M’s or a Snicker’s bar. Today, Jacqueline Mars, the daughter and granddaughter of those who founded this company, enjoys a net worth $20 billion.

  1. Alice Walton

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Alice is one of the heirs to fortune mill that is known as Wal-Mart. Her piece allows her to enjoy a net worth of $34.3 billion. She is also a great philanthropist and a well known art collector.

  1. Liliane Bettencourt

Top 10 Richest woman in the world

Lilliane Bettencourt built her fortune as one of the biggest shareholders in L’Oreal. Today, she is worth $34.5 billion and at the age of 92, is all set to pass on her wealth to her children.

  1. Christy Walton

Christy is the world’s richest woman at the moment and also one of the heirs to the Wal-Mart fortune. She has also invested a sizeable chunk of her fortune to First Solar. Her net-worth only from Wal-Mart is $36.7 billion and with the way she is handling business, is bound to give the richest men in the world a run for their money.

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