guys, you know that females rule too, right? let’s see the ones that did so good to make into the top 10Wealthiest Female Billionaires.
these women of this year list broke a record that stands out from the previous year’s lists. not long ago women didn’t had the right to even vote, but that changed (thank GOD!).
in the present days women are not only allowed to vote but also are allowed to be the head of their own entrepreneurial endeavors.
is true, us women, we are still underestimated by the male population. but with the help of these girls- the richest women billionaires- we can hope to change their minds.
somehow these females managed to overcome all the obstacles and rose above all on their pile of money.
check the article next & see how these girls made their fortune and what makes them a part of the 10 Wealthiest Female Billionaires.
10. Tory Burch Net worth: $1 billion
first she stated as worker at Haper’s Bazaar magazine & at Vera Wang, where she spend quite some time there. that was all she needed to found her own empire.
she founded her own fashion label called “TRB by Tory Burch” also known as “Tory Burch”. now the label has stores in almost all the countries, 100 of stores & her fashion line is carried at over 1,000 specialty stores around the world.
Burch also put some money into her account when she sold her ex-husband’s stake in her company. the sale was an opportunity for everyone, including the company which was valued at nearly $3.3 billion.
see girls, you can do it! She is now on 10th place in our top.
9. Sara Blakely Net worth: $1 billion
have you ever heard of Spanx? well, that is the company Sara Blakely found. at age of 27 she is the youngest self-made female billionaire.
after two years working on the Spanx label & with $5,000 less in the budget, this girl’s dreams were big. you would think she should have giving up after several companies turned down her project, but no, that didn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams.
finally she made it happen. the label was a great success, Spanx had $4 million in sales in its first year & it doubled the sales the next year.
Sara Blakely net worth is estimated to $1 billion making her one of the Wealthiest Female Billionaires.
8. Sheryl Sandberg Net worth: $1 billion
you go to Facebook every day; in fact we bet that you are online right now. but we are sure you had no idea that a women is the COO (chief operating officer) of social media giant Facebook.
previous she worked as the voice-president of Global Online Sales & Operations at this big company called Google.
she is a Harvard College graduated, & earned her M.B.A. from Harvard’s Business School with highest distinction.
in 2012, she was named in the Time 100 as one of the 100 most influential people in the world list.
but the title of billionaire came recently when her net worth was estimated at $1 billion due her stock holdings in Facebook & other companies.
7. Jane Lauder Net worth: $1.3 billion
yes, her last name is the same name of cosmetic legendEstée Lauder. in fact Jane Lauder is the granddaughter of Estée Lauder.
because of the transfer of shares that she received she became the America’s youngest female billionaire. pretty amazing, right?
she took over the helm of the company’s mall-staple skin-care line Clinique earlier this year.
when she graduated from Stanford University she joined the company a year after. additionally, she was the youngest-ever appointee to the Federal Reserve Board.
& now she is one of the Wealthiest Female Billionaires.
6. Denise Coates Net worth: $1.6 billion
how would have thought that a female can think of such a manly thing? she founded online gambling business Bet365.
in fact Bet365 is now the world’s biggest online gaming & betting business- with £20 billion in bets only last years. & has 7 million customers in 200 countries.
this business started when she worked as a cashier for her father’s betting shops (& even took some of them).
Denise Coates is considered to be one of the wealthiest businesswomen in the United Kingdom. her personal fortune is estimated at $1.6 billion.
5. Aerin Lauder Net worth: $2.6 billion
Lauder is the sister of Jane Lauder another fellow rich woman. yes, she is richer than her sister, but that’s because the surging value of her stake who pushed her up.
she works as the style & image director of Estée Lauder Companies. beside the director job she has her own cosmetic, perfume, clothes & furniture line named AERIN.
not like her sister she didn’t wait to finish her studies to start working at the company. happenes while she was still studying at Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pensylvania.
such father, such daughters, right? the sisters”s father Ronald Lauder has a fortune estimated at $3.5 billion.
4. Folorunsho Alakija Net worth: $3.2 billion
Folorunsho Alakijais the first female billionaire in Nigeria & fourth on our wealthiest female billionaires in the world.
she is the one that toppled Oprah as the richest black women in the world. Folorunsho started as a secretary at Pitman’s Central College, London before she was famous.
later she studied fashion design at the American College & the Central School of Fashion. she is now involved in fashion, oil, & painting business.
she is like the future Oprah, an older version of her. guys, this is how Oprah will look like when she will stop with the surgeries when she will be old.
Alakija is with $500 million richer than Oprah. how cool is that?!
3. Laurene Powell Jobs Net worth: $15.6 billion
the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is the largest individual shareholder in Disney. because of her husband, the late Steve Jobs sizable stake in Apple & Disney she is one of the wealthiest females.
in 1985 she earned her bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.
soon after that, after she married Jobs, Powell Jobs also co-founded Terravera, a natural foods company.
Ms. Powell Jobs has a net worth of about $11.5 billion, according to Bloomberg making her one of the richest females in history.
Laurene Powell Jobs
Laurene Powell Jobs
2. Abigail Johnson Net worth: $17.3 billion
she is expected to be the CEO of Fidelity Investment when her father will retire. until then she is the president of Fidelity Financial Services.
Johnson completed an M.B.A at Harvard University & has been with Fidelity Investments ever since.
the CEO post was previous occupied by her grandfather who was the founder of the company & it is currently the second-largest mutual fund company.
with a net worth of $17.2 billion, Fidelity Investments’ Abigail Johnson is by far the wealthiest person in Massachusetts, & number 23 on Forbes’s list of the 400 richest Americans.
1. Christy Walton Net worth: $36.7 billion
the wealthiest female billionaire in our top is Christy Walton. she is the richest women in the world according to Forbes magazine.
her fortune comes from the inheritance her late husband John T. Walton, one of the sons of the Founder of Wal-Mart.
she is also the highest ranked female philanthropist based on the amount she gives as a percentage of her wealth.
her wealth is estimated around $36.7 billion & she is the richest woman in the world (as of March 2014).
she is the richest in 2014, but who knows who is going to take her place next year. try to take a guess?
What do you think about these females? Is it true that “Girls run the world” according toBeyoncé.