Top 5 Wealthiest Women In The World

The beautiful planet Earth is the home to some of the well-known and celebrated personalities popular worldwide. From politicians to entertainment stars, entrepreneurs, and investors, there are thousands and thousands of people who are contributing to the success of the world’s economy and financial development. 

When it comes to global economic success, one of the main people who have contributed significantly is billionaires. Billionaires can be anyone ranging from investors to business moguls, and entrepreneurs. 

They are the financially strong people on the planet. Bernard Arnault, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos are some of the most popular and top-ranking billionaires on the planet. Just like men, women are also leading in every field. Be it entertainment, media, or business, women can be seen performing extremely well in all industries. 

In this blog, we have mentioned a list of the top 5 wealthiest women in the world ruling the planet.

So, without further discussions, let’s begin.

Top 5 World’s Wealthiest Women

  • Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

With an approximate net worth of US$75.3 billion, the first spot of the richest woman in the world goes to Françoise Bettencourt Meyers. Born in 1953, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire entrepreneur, author, pianist, and philanthropist known worldwide.

You will be surprised to know that she is the granddaughter of Eugène Schueller., founder of L’Oréal which is one of the top personal care companies.

  • Alice Louise Walton

The next famous name on the list is Alice Louise Walton who is an American successor to the fortune of Walmart which is a multinational retail company. With an estimated net worth of 5,830 crores USD, Alice Louise Walton is the second richest woman in the world.

Talking about her personal life, it was in the year 1974 when Alice tied the knot at the age of 24 with a prominent Louisiana investment banker. However, just after 2 and a half years, the couple got divorced. Alice has been involved in various accidents, one of them deadly. It was during a Thanksgiving family event when she lost control of a rented Jeep that fell into a gorge, breaking her leg. Apart from that, Alice has escaped nearly death experiences.

  • Julia Margaret Flesher Koch

The third spot on the list of the top wealthiest women in the world goes to the American resident Julia Margaret Flesher Koch.

Julia is one of the most famous and celebrated American socialites and philanthropists. She is the heiress to the fortune of her husband, David Koch, who died in 2019. If reports are to be believed the net worth of Julia Margaret Flesher Koch is $57.9 billion.

Julia is also the president of the David H. Koch Foundation which is a group of charitable organizations in the United States. She has also served on the board of directors of the School of American Ballet. 

  • MacKenzie Scott

MacKenzie Scott needs no introduction. She is a celebrated American novelist and philanthropist having an estimated net worth of US$27 billion. She also holds a 4% stake in Amazon which is the most widely-used online marketplace founded by her former husband Jeff Bezos. Apart from being one of the wealthiest females in the world, MacKenzie is also one of the most powerful and influential females on the planet. 

It was in the year 2006 when MacKenzie gained recognition for her debut novel: The Testing of Luther Albright for which she even won an American Book Award.

Apart from that, she is the founder and executive director of the anti-bullying company, Bystander Revolution. You will be surprised to know that as of December 2022, MacKenzie has provided a total of $14 billion to more than 1600 charitable associations. That’s a huge figure, right?

  • Jacqueline Mars

The next popular name on the list is Jacqueline Mars who is an American investor and heiress. She is the proud daughter of Forrest Edward Mars Sr. and Audrey Ruth (Meyer).

Her grandfather Franklin Clarence Mars was an American business mogul and founder of Mars, Incorporated which is a multinational manufacturing company that deals with confectionery, pet food, and other food items.

With an estimated net worth of US$53 billion, she stands at the 5th position on the list of the richest females in the world.

Closing Words

Apart from the above, Gina Reinhart, Miriam Adelson, and Susanne Klatten are some of the other names on the list of the top world’s Wealthiest women. These women are the biggest source of inspiration and motivation for many people who want to make big in their careers.

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