Top 10 List of Richest Women in the World 2017
Women are working in all field of life with different position and different activities some of them generate a massive income from the work. Many people think that only men could be richest and billionaire on the earth but many women can make it possible to be billionaire, some of them had establish their own businesses and became richest some of them have their wealth inherited.
Businesswomen are serving as the chairperson, owner, founder, executive for a business organization, commercial and industrial activities done by these women for the purpose to boost the economy and personal welfare as well. Running the national and international level business is not an easy task for any woman but they work hard, give their hands to many activities, travel and done extra struggle for success because women are the symbol of hard work they could be more passionate and judgmental about their fields.
Here is the list of top 10 Richest Women in the world 2017.
10. Beate Heister (net worth $13.6B)
Germen billionaire Beate Heister is a daughter of Karl Albrecht who was the founder of discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo but currently she control and managed Germany second largest company Aldi Sued making her one of the richest businesswoman in the world with high net worth of 13.6 billion dollar. Thirty branches of this company opened with the name of Albrecht’s and generate a lot of money. Beate Heister never work for the company Sued she only sit with husband and children on its Advisory board she has six children.
9. Iris Fontbona (net worth $13.7B)
According to Forbes Iris Fontbona is richest businesswoman in the world with the net worth of 13.7 billion dollar she is widow of Andronico Luksic, he left all his business for Iris Fontbona and their children. She is richest women in Capital of Chile and fifth richest in Latin America her lot of earning comes from company Banco de Chile, UK listed copper mining company, Compania de Cerveserias Unidas and many other projects. Her massive investments are with central Bank of Chile, and Chile’s energy infrastructure. She is also owner of one of the largest mining operation Antofagasta PLC.
8. Abigail Johnson (net worth $14.4B)
Abigail Johnson is an American businesswoman declares as richest women in the world with the worth of $ 14.4 billion born in December 1961. She is chief executive officer of US company Fidelity investment which is founded by her grandfather in 1946 her family owner of 49% stake in this company and chairwoman of her sister company Fidelity International. At the end of 2016 she is selected for the chairman of company Fidelity investment and president and will remain CEO she has full control on company with all staff members and employees making her richest women in the world.
7. Gina Rinehart (net worth $15B)
Gina Rinehart is a chairman of private company Hancock prospecting which company founded by her father Lang Hancock she is Australian richest women with the net worth of 15 billion dollar. Gina Rinehart reestablish her late father business with efficient way much larger her huge project of Roy hill, world class iron mine in Western Australia also well establish making her richest women in the world. She was born in Perth Western Australia she is only child of her parents. She also invests 245m in UK largest potash mine on the edge of North York Moors national park and invests in many other projects.
6. Laurene Powell Jobs (net worth $20B)
Laurene Powell Jobs is a founder of chair of the Emerson collective also co-founders which manage the social activities and president of board of college track that prepares disadvantages high school student for college this is no profit program. She loves to work for other needy people and her love care for humanity change the life of million people. She is executive businesswomen and also manages the Laurene Powell job trust. She is declaring as richest women in the world with the net worth of twenty billion dollar, she is widow of Steve job now live in California with her three children.
5. Susanne Klatten (net worth $20.4B)
Another world richest women is Susanne Klatten born in 26 April 1962 she is a daughter of Nazi German industrialist Herbert and she is declare as a richest women in Germany also 38th richest person in the world. She is familial 50% of the company which unbelievably generates money about 85% of its two billion plus annual sale from other country customers but she currently own 100% and serve as co-deputy chairperson of the supervisory board. Her father also leaves her 12.5 % stake of BMW and appointed as a supervisory board with her brother in 1997 her parents helped her to be richest women in the world with wealth of $20.4 Billion.
4. Maria Franca Fissolo (net worth $25.2B)
Maria Franca Fissolo is a now owner of Ferrero SPA Europe’s second largest multi billion dollars confectionary company and chief executive officer after death of her husband Michele Ferrero. She is Italian billionaire with the net worth of 25.2 billion dollar according to forbes and declare as a richest women in the world. She was born in 1941 live in Monaco and she has a two son Giovanni Ferrero and Pietro Ferrero. Her company is one of the best chocolate company also famous brands Nutella, Tic Tac, kinder eggs, Mon Cheri, Ferrero Rocher, Kinder joy and kinder chocolates.
3. Jacqueline Mars (net worth $27B)
World richest women Jacqueline Mars is daughter of American entrepreneur Forrest Mars born on 10 October 1939. Mars Inc start in 1911which is started by Jacqueline Mars grandfather from his kitchen and now Mars owned five billion dollar pet brand she joined her family business in 1982 and introduce many new food products and enhance the development of the company. She is a sister of world largest retailer Wal-Mart founder Jim Walton and declares as richest women in the world. She serves as a chairperson of six other organizations which include Smithsonian, Washington national Opera as a chairman.
2. Alice Walton (net worth $33.8B)
American heiress Alice Walton born on October 1949 she is a daughter of Wal Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton in 2011 she opened the crystal bridge museum of American art in the family home town Bentonville she is ranked as a richest women in the world with net worth of 33.8 billion dollars. In 2012 her foundation denoted more than 432 million dollars for the sake of education, health care, fresh water, great quality of life and many other causes. She was the very first chairperson Arkansas council this organization play a very important role for the development Northwest Arkansas regional Airport.
1. Liliane Bettencourt (net worth $39.5B)
Liliane Bettencourt is a French heiress, businesswomen, socialite and principle shareholder of one of the largest cosmetic and beauty company L’ Oreal according to Forbes she one of the richest women in the history of world with the net worth of $39.5 billion dollars. She is role model for hard work and work discipline she is eighty years old but so active due to daily walk, and exercises. In 2012 she is resigned from L Oreal board but his grandson Jean Vector took her seat because she suffers from dementia but still richest women in Europe and in the whole world.
|4||Maria Franca Fissolo||$25.2B|
|6||Laurene Powell Jobs||$20B|