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Top 10 Richest Women in the World as of 2020

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Here are the 10 Richest Women in the World as of 2020

Many women, dream of having wealth and fame, but who is lucky enough to find her name on the Forbes magazine list, which includes the names of 234 women competing for the title of the richest among the females from all over the world.

We have10 familiar faces on this list of the richest women in the world. some will surprises you while some others really deserves such wealth and fame.

With no Further Ado, let the countdown of the best 10 women of the world with the highest net worth begin!!

 

10. Abigail Johnson

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The net worth of Abigail Johnson as of 2020: $ 15 Billion

Since 2014, the American businesswoman, Abigail Birbont Johnson, has held the position of CEO of the Fidelity Investment Company, which was founded in 1946 by her grandfather, Edward C. Johnson II.

She was born on December 19, 1961, and in 1984, she obtained a BA in History from Hobart and William Smith College, and then an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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9. Lauren Jobs

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The net worth of Lauren Jobs as of 2020: $ 22 billion

Lauren Powell Jobs, is among the richest women in the world as of 2020. she is an American businesswoman, is the CEO of the “Emerson Collective” Foundation for charity, and she is also a widow, founder of “Apple”, Steve Jobs. Lauren was born on November 9, 1963, in West Milford, New Jersey. On October 5, 2011, her husband, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, passed away. Lauren inherited a 7.3% stake in Walt Disney, worth $ 11.1 billion, in addition to 38.5 million shares in Apple.

 

8. Gina Rinehart

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The net worth of Gina Rinehart as of 2021: $ 24 billion

Gina Hope Rinehart is an Australian businesswoman working in the mining industry and chair of the mineral exploration company Hancock Prospecting, founded by her father, Lang Hancock. Rinehart is considered one of the richest people in Australia, with an estimated wealth in 2021 of $ 24.3 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

Rinehart was born on February 9, 1954, in Perth. and she is one of the richest women of the world because, After her father’s death in 1992, she inherited a 76.6% stake in Hancock Prospecting.

 

7. Susanne Klatten

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The net worth of Susan Claten as of 2020: $ 26 billion

Susanne Hannah Klatten, a German businesswoman, inherited from her mother, Johanna Quandt, a stake in the BMW car company. Her net worth was $26.4 billion in December of 2020, making her the richest women in Germany and in the world. Klatten was born on the 28th of April 1962 in the city of “Bad Homburg”. After the death of her father, Herbert Quandt, in 1982, she inherited 50.1% in the Atlanta pharmaceutical company, in addition to a 12.50% stake in BMW, but after her mother’s death, her stake in the company rose to 19.2%.

 

6. Jacqueline Mars

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The net worth of Jacqueline Mars as of 2020: $ 28 billion

Jacqueline Mars is an American businesswoman and investor, the daughter of Audrey Roth, Forrest Mars, and the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founder of the confectionery company Mars Incorporated.

In June of 2018, she ranked 38 in Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s richest women, and her fortune was estimated at $ 23.2 billion at the time. Jacqueline began working for Mars in 1982, assuming the position of Head of the Food Products Group, a position she held until her retirement in 2001.

 

5. Yang Huiyan

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The net worth of Yang Huiyan as of the end of 2020: $ 31 billion

Yang Huiyan, is a Chinese businesswoman among the richest people in the world, she is a real estate developer, and is the largest shareholder in Country Garden Holdings, a stake her father, Yang Guojiang transferred to her in 2007.

Yang is currently the richest women in Asia, because her father launched the Country Garden Holdings real estate company in 1997, transferring 70% of the company’s shares to it before its initial public offering in 2007.

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4. Julia Koch

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The net worth of Julia Koch as of 2020: $ 44 billion

Julia Koch and her three children inherited a 42% stake in Koch Industries from her husband David, who passed away in August 2019. this inheritance makes her as one of the richest women in the world.

Julia was born in 1963 in Indianola, Iowa, USA. She moved to New York in the 1980s to work as a stylist assistant at Adolfo, and there she worked with many prominent clients, including the first lady of the United States, Nancy Reagan. In 1996, she married David Koch, executive vice president of «Koch Industries».

 

3. MacKenzie Bezos

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The net worth of Gina Mackenzie Bezos as of 2020: $ 57 billion

MacKenzie Scott Bezos is an American novelist and philanthropist, and the ex-wife of the founder of “Amazon”, Jeff Bezos. Born on April 7, 1970, in San Francisco, California, she married Jeff Bezos, who later became the founder and president of the “Amazon” e-commerce company.

She will later became the richest women in the world, as of April of 2019, when she announced on Twitter that she had reached an agreement regarding her divorce from Jeff Bezos, and that she had received $ 35 billion.

 

2. Alice Louise Walton

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The net worth of Alice Walton as of 2020: $ 65 Billion

Coming at number 2 of the richest women in the world we have Alice Louise Walton. born on the seventh of October 1949 in Newport, Arkansas, she is considered the daughter of the founder of the Walmart supermarket, Sam Walton.

Walton acquired more than $ 11 billion in Walmart shares in September 2016.

In April of 2019, she was ranked 16th among the richest people in the world with a net worth of $ 45 billion, and in 2021 her wealth is $ 65 billion.

 

1. Francoise Bettencourt Myers

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The net worth of Francoise Bettencourt as of 2020: $ 76 billion

Francoise Bettencourt Myers was born on the tenth of July 1953 in the French town of Neuilly-sur-Seine. She is the daughter of the politician André Bettencourt and Lilian Bettencourt, who was the main contributor to the L’Oréal cosmetics group.

In 2008, procedures began to announce that her mother was no longer in her full mental strength and could not manage the L’Oréal company.

Her mother passed away in September 2017, inheriting a fortune of $ 39.5 billion. In October of 2019, she became one of the richest women in the world with a fortune of $ 59.3 billion.

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