According To Forbes, These 16 Women Are The Richest In The World Right Now !!


#1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers – $43.2 Billion

Meyers and her family own 33% of L’Oreal stock. After her mother’s death in 2017, she became the sole heiress of the fortune. Her mother was also the richest woman in the world.


#2. Alice Walton – $41.5 Billion

Heir of Walmart founder Sam Walton, Alice is the second richest woman in the world. She started her career as a money manager, however, moved on to curating art.


#3. Susanne Klatten –  $25 Billion

As on January 2018, this 55-year-old became the richest person in Germany. Her investments include 19.2% stake in BMW. She is an economist with an MBA.


#4. Jacqueline Mars – $24.9 Billion

Yes, she is related to the founder of chocolate company Mars Inc; she is the granddaughter of the founder. She has not only worked with Mars for 20 years, she is also a board member. She is also a generous philanthropist.


#5.  Yang Huiyan – $24.2 Billion

Yang is the richest woman in Asia. She is a major shareholder of  Country Garden Holdings with whopping 55% stake.


#6.  Laurene Powell Jobs -$19.5 Billion

Laurene is the founder of Laurene Powell Jobs. The company is a not-for-profit organization that advocates for policy reforms for education, immigration, and environmental causes. She is a widow of Steve Jobs.


#7.Gina Rinehart –  $17.2 Billion

This Australian mining mogul is one of the richest people in Australia.


#8. Iris Fontbona – $16.4 Billion

Iris is the wealthiest person in Chile. The Fontbona family control around 65% of Antofagasta, a mining company.


#9. Abigail Johnson –  $16.4 Billion

Abigail is the CEO and President of  Fidelity Investments, a US investment firm. She has full control of the firm.


#10.  Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken – $16.1 Billion

Heineken International is the second largest beer brewery in the world. Charlene holds 25% of controlling interest in the company, making her one of the richest women in the UK.

#16. Savitri Jindal –  $8.1 Billion

Widow of Om Prakash Jindal, Savitri has full control of the Jindal Power & Steel. Making the richest Indian woman on the list.

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