Top 10 Richest Women In The World 2020

Here is the List of Richest Women in the World, according to Forbes’ 2020 billionaires list, and their companies are among the largest contributors to the country’s coronavirus relief efforts.

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The Forbes billionaires ranking includes 234 women, down from 244 last year, with their total net worth estimated at $927.4 billion, up to $29.4 billion from 2019. Seven of the women on the list share their fortunes with family members, down from nine last year.

Top 10 Richest Women In The World 2020

10. Gina Rinehart

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NET WORTH: $13.1 BILLION

COUNTRY: AUSTRALIA

SOURCE OF WEALTH: MINING

Gina Rinehart born (9 February 1954) is an Australian mining magnate and heiress. Rinehart is Chairman of Hancock Prospecting, a privately-owned mineral exploration and extraction company founded by her father, Lang Hancock. She comes under Top 10 Richest Women in the world.

9. Zhong Huijuan

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NET WORTH: $14.6 BILLION

COUNTRY: CHINA

SOURCE OF WEALTH: PHARMACEUTICALS

Zhong chairs Chinese drugmaker Hansoh Pharmaceutical, which produces oncology, psychoactive, anti-diabetic, and other drugs. The stock rose 10% from early January through mid-March when coronavirus was most prevalent in her home country. Zhong is married to Sun Piaoyang, the billionaire chairman of Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine.

8. Laurene Powell Jobs & Family

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NET WORTH: $16.4 BILLION

COUNTRY: UNITED STATES

SOURCE OF WEALTH: APPLE, DISNEY

The widow of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (d. 2011), Powell Jobs heads Emerson Collective, a hybrid philanthropic and investing limited liability company she founded in 2016.

7. Susanne Klatten

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NET WORTH: $16.8 BILLION

COUNTRY: GERMANY

SOURCE OF WEALTH: BMW, PHARMACEUTICALS

An heir to carmaker BMW, Klatten has seen her net worth tumble 20% in the past year. As car sales slowed amid the pandemic, BMW’s stock fell 24% in the first half of March. Klatten is also the sole owner and deputy chairman of Altana, a pharmaceutical and specialty chemical corporation.

6. Yang Huiyan & Family 

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NET WORTH: $20.3 BILLION

COUNTRY: CHINA

SOURCE OF WEALTH: REAL ESTATE

The 38-year-old owns 57% and sits on the board of Hong Kong-listed real estate developer Country Garden, which her father founded and chairs.

5. Jacqueline Mars

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NET WORTH: $24.7 BILLION

COUNTRY: UNITED STATES

SOURCE OF WEALTH: CANDY, PET FOOD

Mars and her brother, John, each inherited one-third of the $35 billion (sales) candy company known for M&Ms and Milky Way bars.

4. Mackenzie Bezos

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NET WORTH: $36 BILLION

COUNTRY: UNITED STATES

SOURCE OF WEALTH: AMAZON.COM

Bezos makes her debut on the list after finalizing her divorce with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in July 2019; the award-winning novelist received a quarter of her ex-husband’s shares in the e-commerce giant…

3. Julia Koch & Family

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NET WORTH: $38.2 BILLION

COUNTRY: UNITED STATES

SOURCE OF WEALTH: KOCH INDUSTRIES

New to this year’s list, Koch joined the billionaire ranks after she and her three children inherited a 42% stake in Koch Industries from her husband, David, who died in August 2019 at age 79. A native Iowan, Koch moved to New York City in the 1980s and worked as an assistant to fashion designer Adolfo.

2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family

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NET WORTH: $48.9 BILLION

COUNTRY: FRANCE

SOURCE OF WEALTH: L’OREAL

The granddaughter of L’Oréal founder Eugène Schueller became France’s reigning L’Oreal heiress in 2017 after her mother Liliane Bettencourt, then the world’s richest woman died at age 94. Bettencourt Meyers’ fortune has declined $400 million since last year’s list amid the coronavirus pandemic, as shares of the cosmetics giant dropped 12% in the first two weeks of March.

1. Alice Walton

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NET WORTH: $54.4 BILLION

COUNTRY: UNITED STATES

SOURCE OF WEALTH: WALMART

The only daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton reclaims her title this year as the richest woman in the world, after losing that spot to L’Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers in 2019.

Summary

We hope you enjoyed our list of the Top 10 Richest Woman in the world.

Well, there you have it. Those were some of the Richest Woman who gives the inspiration to every woman and individual the world. 

Here’s a quick recap of the 10 Richest Woman in the world:

  1. ALICE WALTON
  2. FRANCOISE BETTENCOURT MEYERS & FAMILY
  3. JULIA KOCH & FAMILY
  4. MACKENZIE BEZOS 
  5. JACQUELINE MARS 
  6. YANG HUIYAN & FAMILY 
  7. SUSANNE KLATTEN 
  8. LAURENE POWELL JOBS & FAMILY
  9. ZHONG HUIJUAN
  10. GINA RINEHART


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