Top 10 Richest Women In The World

Richest Women In The World

Top 10 Richest Women In The World

In today’s world, money is considered as everything. Money is the source of ultimate happiness of a number of people. Money is earned and worshipped. A majority of people say that money can buy happiness in today’s world. This is because a person who has ample of money can afford all the luxuries of life and therefore he/she can stay happy in making the most of his dream. Thus, money is one important tool for a person’s existence and of course, his happiness as well.

The world is full of rich people. These rich people know how to live in luxury and wealth. They know how to buy big brands, how to dine in plush hotels and how to vacation their hearts out. Not only the men, but there are a few women too who have established a big name for themselves and these women are considered as the richest women in the world. They know how to make money like the back of their hand and they are simply experts in the field. They make money, they spend it like a queen and they enjoy it to their heart’s content. Following is the list of the top ten richest women in the world who know how to earn big and live big.

10 Iris Fontbona:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Iris Fontbona–Photo via IBTimes.co.uk

Her net worth is 13.5 billion dollars and this is what makes her the tenth richest woman on the planet at present. Irish Fontbona is a famous businessperson from Chile who has established a great empire of business for herself. Her achievements in life would make even any arrogant person very baffled. She is one dedicated and a hard working woman who has never tried to cut corners but only to earn big and make a huge name for herself.

She is the sole person behind the discovery of the very famous Luksic Group. The Luksic Group is not restricted to only one kind of business but spreads large in different sectors such as industrial sector, mining, beverages and many others. At the same time, the company has also started dealing in the financial projects of late. Thus, this company has made this lady as one of the biggest women billionaires present on the earth today. She is also very much famous for her charitable works. Her financial company has taken the entire Chile by storm.


9 Johanna Quandt:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Photo via BMWBlog.com

Johanna Maria Quandt is a widow of a famous German industrialist, Herbert Quandt. The death of her husband doesn’t affect his business simply because this lady worked with all the dedicated to maintain the same. Today, she is referred to as the ninth richest lady in the world. Unfortunately, she died recently in the year 2015. However, she is still named as one of the richest ladies of the world by Forbes and various other polls. Not only this, she is considered as the eighth richest person of Germany.

The total net worth owned by Johanna Quandt alone ranged up to whopping 13.9 billion dollars. She joined the Bruhn’s BMW Company at the post of a secretary in the year 1950 after which both of them tied a knot. Later after her husband’s death, she took the entire responsibility of his business empire and maintained it well. She was one hard working lady for sure.


8 Susanne Klatten:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Susanne Klatten–Photo via wanttoberich.com

She is one hard working lady who happens to be the eighth richest woman on the world. At the very same time, Sussane Hanna Ursula also happens to be the 54th richest person on the earth today according to the latest reports. This lady is the daughter of the famous Nazi German industrialist Herbert Quandt as well as late entrepreneur Johanna Quandt.

Sussane has inherited around 50.1 percent of the total stake in the chemical manufacturer as well as pharmaceutical manufacturer called Altana right after the death of her father and today she is the sole owner of the very same. She is one smart businesswoman who knows what cards to open when. Her total net worth goes up to a whopping amount of 16.8 billion dollars and she is just so rich and established.


7 Anne Cox Chambers:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Anne Cox Chambers–Photo via richestnetworth.org

With a total net worth of 17 billion dollars, Anne Cox Chambers is referred to as the seventh richest lady on the earth today. Anne Cox is the daughter of the 46th/48th Governor of Ohio. However, she did not follow her father’s path in becoming a Governor but joined the business on the very contrary. Today, she is considered as one of the famous proprietors of the United States and entertains a stake of interest in the media branches, radio, television, cable television, newspapers and many others.

If you might have heard the name of the Cox Enterprises, congratulations it is owned by Anne Cox Chambers. Apart from the Cox Enterprises, she carries out a number of other financial projects as well. Anne Cox is one highly hard working woman who has taken the hold of her father’s business since his death and carried it out very successfully by the way of Cox Enterprises. She has also been conducting other family business which is some thirty-three years old.


6 Laurene Powell Jobs:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Laurene Powell Jobs–Photo via SFGate.com

Laurene Powell Jobs is the sole founder of the Emerson Collective which is very famous for its support for the policies that belong to environmental conservation, social justice, immigration reform as well as education. This hard working lady is considered as the sixth richest woman on the earth today. Her total net worth ranges up to an astronomical amount of 19.5 billion dollars.

Laurene calls working in the development of education as her passion. Thus, following her passion, she has also co-founded the ‘Board of College Track’ of which she is a president today. She is also the widow of the Apple giant, Steve Jobs and after her husband’s death she also took the responsibility of handling her husband’s trust which owns shares worth 130-140 millions in the Walt Disney Company.


5 Maria Franca Fissolo:

Maria Franca Fissolo-Photo via vietkings.org

Her total net worth is 23.4 billion dollars and she is considered as the fifth richest lady of the world today. Maria happens to be the wife of the wealthiest entrepreneur and businessman of Italy, Michele Ferrero. Her husband died recently in the year 2015 and after that the entire business of her husband which was concerned with the production and manufacture of chocolates, Ferrero SpA was taken over by this lady. This company today is considered as the second largest European country which is associated with the manufacture of confectionery.

Apart from being the fifth richest lady in the world, Maria is also referred to as the 20th richest person in the whole world. She is a very hard working lady who has handled the entire business of her late husband in the best ever manner.


4 Jacqueline Mars:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Jacqueline Mars–Photo via IBTimes.co.uk

She is the daughter of the famous American entrepreneur, Forrest Mars and is considered as the fourth richest woman in the world today. Today, she is a successful American philanthropist, investor as well as heiress. Apart from being the fourth richest lady of the world, she is also considered as the 20th richest person of America whose net worth ranges up to a huge 26.6 billion dollars.

After her father’s death, Jacqueline became the sole owner of her father’s company, Mars, Incorporated which is concerned with the creation as well as manufacture of the candies all around the world. She is also the heiress of all the shares of her father.


3 Alice Walton:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Photo via Alchetron.com

Alice Walton happens to be the third richest lady of the world. Her total net worth includes a whopping sum of 39.4 billion dollars. She is the heiress to the wealth of the very famous American Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Alice Walton also happens to be the sister of the famous Jim Walton who is the founder of Walmart, the largest retailer of the world.

Like her brother, Alice too possesses amazing business skills. She has even beaten her sister-in-law Christy Walton to become the third richest woman of the world.


2 Liliane Bettencourt:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
Liliane-Bettencourt–Photo via WomenFitness.net

With a total net worth of 40.1 billion dollars, Liliane Bettencourt happens to be the second richest lady of the world. She is the sole owner of the famous cosmetic company L’Oreal which is concerned with the production of makeup as well as cosmetics. Apart from being a successful businesswoman, Liliane also happens to be a socialite and a French heiress. In fact, she is considered as the only heiress who has inherited billion dollars shares and other assets of her father.

She got married to a French politician Andre Bettencourt and has been a successful business lady throughout her course of performing business.


1 Christy Walton:

Top 10 Richest Women In The World
photo via squarespace.com

She is the widow of John T. Walton and she is considered as the wealthiest woman in the world today. She urged to become the topmost female philanthropist when she donated a huge amount of her wealth in all the projects relating to welfare of the citizens.

Christy Walton holds a net worth of 41.7 billion dollars. According to Forbes she also happens to be the sixth richest person in the United States as well as the eighth richest person of the world.


Top 10 Richest Women In The World 

 No. Top 10 Richest Women In The World 
1 Christy Walton
2 Liliane Bettencourt
3 Alice Walton
4 Jacqueline Mars
5 Maria Franca Fissolo
6 Laurene Powell Jobs
7 Anne Cox Chambers
8 Susanne Klatten
9 Johanna Quandt
10 Iris Fontbona

These women are either heiresses or businesswomen or the famous workers as well as philanthropists. They have earned a huge name for themselves and of course, a huge wealth as well.