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Top 20 female billionaires in the world 2021

There are 234 female billionaires in the world, and counting. Among the 130 self-made female billionaires, 43 are newcomers, with 33 of them from China. Five are from the post-1980s generation, with three from China and two from the US. What is quiet surprising is that About 80% of these women inherited their wealth from their husbands. Below are their names:

1. Francois Bettencourt is worth $76 Billion

She inherited from father, who founded the company, put her to work at the age of 15, mixing shampoos and other cosmetic products. She also married Andre Bettencourt in the 1950s, who was a higher-up in the French government.

2. Alice watson, Net worth is $66 Billion

The beautiful Alice Walton of WalMart is Number 1 with $66 Billion. She didn’t just inherit it, she received a degree in economics and finance, then worked her way up through the world of money management, having positions as a equity analyst, money manager and investment banker.

3. Mackenzie Scott, Net Worth is $62.3 Billion

Mackenzie Bezos, ex-wife of Amazon’s founder now officially becomes the third-richest woman in the world. Jeff Bezos transferred a quarter of his shares to his ex-wife Mackenzie Bezos on July 29. The beautiful MacKenzie Scott of Amazon is the almost richest woman in the world with $62.3 billion

4. Julia Koch of Koch-a-Kola has $45 billion.

She inherited her wealth upon her husband David Koch demise. The spouse passed on in 2019 and she had a share of 42% in Kich industries. The company deals in oil manufacturing.

5. Miriam Adelson, worth $38.2 Billion

The lady’s source of wealth is operating a casino business which was previously owned by her husband. The company makes a huge amount of money from the casino which was owned by her husband who passed on in January after attaining the age 87.

6. Jacqueline Mars, is worth $31.3

Being the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, who founded the company, she had a part of the inheritance of Mars Brand together with her brother. Each had one-third of the wealth. The company operates food business in the USA.

7. Yang Huiyan net worth: $29.6 billion

38-year-old Yang Chinese lady earned her prosperity as a property developer from her father’s real estate company and she has her name written as the richest woman in Asia.

8. Susanne Klatten net worth is $27.7 Billion

She is the inheritor to German carmaker, BMW. The 58 years old German lady also has a pharmaceutical company and she among the top richest in the world.

9. Abigail Johnson Net worth: $27.4 billion

Abigail Johnson inherited from her grandfather, Edward C. Johnson 11 who founded Fidelity Investment. She the current Chief executive officer and she had been serving in that capacity since 2014.

10. Gina Rinehart net worth $23.6 Billion

Gina Rinehart, the Australian created her wealth in Mining in Australia. She also inherited from her father’s mineral extracting company upon his demise. She also ventured into television, newspapers and agricultural businesses.

11. Iris Fontbona & family Net Worth is $23.3 Billion

The widow of Chilean mining business mogul Andronico Luksic who died in 2005 has made a fortune for herself through inheritance and she is also a major stake holder in a multi-billion empire which produces beer.

12. Maria Franca Fissolo is $23 Billion

Maria Franca Fissolo is the owner of Fissolo company which deals in Nutella. She is also the widow of Michael Ferrero, the once powerful magnate who run the second biggest confectionary company.

13. Elaine T. Marshall is worth $21.9 Billion

Elaine T. Marshall also inherited from her husband, E.Peirce Marshall who passed on in 2006. She is a shareholder in Koch industries which produces Food stuffs.

14. Laurene Powell Jobs net worth $20.4 Billion

The spouse of Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder also inherited from her husband upon his death and has also commenced a multi-billion investment company which helps in seeking for social reforms in the USA.

15.Katie and Kathy is worth $20 Billion

When you use Rodan + Fields, the two renowned dermatologists who founded it are Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields. These are the top dermatologist in the world who are excited about people having access to beautiful skincare products.

16. Sara Mota de Larrea Net worth: $18.3 Billion

A mogul who also inherited from her husband Jorge Larrea who founded a multi-billion dollar mining company.

17. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken Net worth: $17.1 Billion

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken also took possession of  a 25% controlling stake in Heineken International after her father’s demise. She is the current executive member. The company deals in beverage production.

18. Wu Yajun Net worth: $17.1 Billion

Wu Yajun of Longfor Properties, is the co-founder of a multi-billion dollar real estate development company and she serves as the chairperson.

19. Zhong Huijuan Net worth: $17 billion

Hanson Pharmaceuticals business which produces drugs has Zhong Huijuan as the chairwoman. The Chinese lady was previously a chemistry teacher who taught to earn a living.

20. Fan Hongwei Net worth: $14.2 billion

Another chairwoman of Chinese exploration and advancement firm, Hengli Petrochemical that manufactures polyester fiber commodities.

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