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Meet the top 10 Richest Women in the World

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Here I present to you the richest women in the world. From the heiresses to the self-made billionaires, these women are living evidences that women have a place in this male-dominated world. They have made enough money to last them 3 lifetimes!

Follow me as I take you through the list, from the 10th to the 1st....

#10 Gina Rinehart

Australia's richest person, Gina Reinhart is a heiress and chairman of Hancock Prospective, a private-owned mining company. The 66 year old business woman took over her father's business after he died in 1992, leading it to years of rapid expansion. Her net worth is $13.1 billion (at time of writing).

#9 Zhong Huijuan

Zhong is the chairman of Chinese drugmakers Hansoh Pharmaceutical. A former chemistry teacher, Zhong Huijuan is the richest self-made woman in Asia, with a net worth of $14.6 billion.

#8 Laurene Powell Jobs

Laurene is the wife of late Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs. She is a business woman and founder of Emerson Collective, a social impact organization. She is valued at $16.4 billion.

#7 Susanne Klatten

Susanne Klatten is a German billionaire heiress. She owns major holdings in Altana , a chemicals manufacturing company and BMW. She is valued at $16.8 billion, making her the wealthiest woman in Germany and 54th richest person in the world.

#6 Yang Huiyan

She is a Chinese businesswoman and property developer. Yang inherited the majority shares of Country Garden Holdings, a real estate company. She is the richest woman in China with a net worth of $20.3 billion.

#5 Jacqueline Mars

Mars is an American heiress and inventor. She inherited one-third of the shares of candy making company, Mars Incorporated. She has a net worth of $24.7 billion and is ranked as the 38th richest person in the world.

#4 Mackenzie Bezos

Mackenzie is an author, activist and ex-wife of Amazon owner, Jeff Bezos. She received one quarter of her husband's share in the e-commerce giant as divorce settlement. This takes her net worth to $36 billion.

#3 Julia Koch

Julia is the widow of late co-owner of Koch Industries, David Koch who died in August, 2019. She and her children inherited 47% of the shares of the company, taking her net worth to $38.2 billion.

#2 Francoise Bettencourt Meyer

She is the granddaughter of L'Oréal founder, Eugène Schueller. She took over the business after her mother passed away in 2017. Also an author of Bible commentaries, she is valued at $48.9 billion.

#1 Alice Walton

The holder of the title of the richest woman in the world, Alice Walton is the heiress to the Walton Inc. fortune. She is a businesswoman and art collector. Her net worth is $54.4 billion, which places her as the 9th wealthiest person in the world.

[Source: Forbes]

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