Top 10 Richest Woman in the World 2021| Jeff Bezos Ex-Wife is in 4th Position

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Top 10 Richest Woman in the World 2021| Jeff Bezos Ex-Wife is in 4th Position
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If you think that the list of the richest people in the world contains men only, then you are wrong. it is just an imaginary bubble. the truth is that women are equally capable. And, in this post, you will find The top 10 women who are ruling the world in 2021.

2021 was surely the year Changes. That is why there are 328 billionaire women on the Forbes Billionaires list with the richest woman in the world at 20th position. These women are surely the wonder women who know how to change their fortunes. But, people calling them lucky is not true.

The Richest Woman in the World is Françoise Bettencourt Meyers with a net worth of $90.9 Billion. Although the world’s market experienced strong turbulence because of the unexpected corona pandemic, still Françoise Bettencourt Meyers remains the Richest woman for more than three years now.

But, do you know how Françoise Bettencourt Meyers became so rich? What is her source of income? Who is in the 2nd position? At 3rd and what about the 4th? How much money do they have? Wait, you will find answers to all these queries below in the post.

Richest Woman in the World

From China to The U.S.A, the list of the Top 10 Richest Woman in the World has women from all. Some are self-made while some share their profit with their husbands and families.

According to Forbes, the recent data shows that 328 women made up the list of the Forbes Billionaires list this year. That’s an appreciable number.

S. No. NamesNet Worth in $
1.Françoise Bettencourt Meyers 90.9 BILLION
2.Alice Walton66.4 BILLION
3.Julia Koch65.2 BILLION
4.MacKenzie Scott46.4 BILLION
5.Miriam Adelson38.2 BILLION
6.Jacqueline Mars31.3 BILLION
7.Yang Huiyan 29.6 BILLION
8.Susanne Klatten27.7 BILLION
9.Gina Rinehart23.6 BILLION
10.Iris Fontbona23.3 BILLION

Here is the detailed description of the Richest Woman in the world to date:

1. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers 

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers: Richest Woman in the World
Source: Women in the World Foundation

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world. She is the Chairperson and the owner of the world’s classiest makeup and skincare range company, L’Oréal.

She is the single daughter of a billionaire but instead of enjoying the gifted luxury, she choose to follow her heart and preferred writing and playing piano in parties.

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She started her career as a businesswoman in 1997 after the controversial death of her husband. But, the turning point in her life was when she inherited one-third part of the makeup company after her mother died. She constantly owns the title of the World’s richest woman since then.

  • Net Worth: $90.9 BILLION
  • Residence: FRANCE
  • Age: 67
  • Owner: L’Oreal
  • Ownership stake: 33%

2. Alice Walton

Alice Walton: Richest Woman in the World
Source: YouTube

Alice Walton is the second richest woman in the world who lost the title to be at the top by a difference of more than 30 billion dollars.

Alice Walton and her family are the major share holders in the Walmart.

She is a master lady and started her business career by being a  money manager and equity analyst for commerce cooperation. She holds tremendous experience in the accounting world.

Gathering the experience, she started her career as an entrepreneur by being the founder, president, chairwoman, and CEO of Llama Company which was an investment bank. After this, she headed towards the Northwest Arkansas Council and became the first chairperson there. But she never worked with passion in Walmart. It was her siblings who were working on the project.

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Apart from business world, she has a keen interest in paintings and the art world. Because of her sheer love in art, she opened an art museum in her hometown.

  • Net Worth: $66.4 BILLION
  • Residence: UNITED STATES
  • Age: 71
  • Owner: Walmart
  • Ownership stake: 48.3%

3. Julia Koch

Julia Koch: world's 3rd richest females
Source: Celebrity Net Worth

Julia Koch is the widow of David Koch, the owner of Koch Industies. After his death, she and her sons became the owner of 42% stakes in the Koch Industry.

Julia is an American Billionaire and Socialite who worked as an assistant to Adolfo. He is a renowned fashion designer. Not only this, she has worked with several high profile clients during her early days.

  • Net Worth: $65.2 BILLION
  • Residence: UNITED STATES
  • Age: 58
  • Owner: Koch Industries
  • Ownership stake: 42%

4. MacKenzie Scott

MacKenzie Scott: 4th richest woman in the world
Source: Complex

MacKenzie Scott is the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos who is the second richest man in the world and the founder and owner of Amazon.

The Divorce news of the couple shocked the world.

But after the divorce, the settlement amount made her the world’s fourth-richest woman with a net worth of $56.7 billion. Apart from being the stakeholder of Amazon, she is a Novelist and a Philanthropist. She has won the American Book Award for her debut novel.

Also, her name appeared in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.

  • Net Worth: $56.7 BILLION
  • Residence: UNITED STATES
  • Age: 50
  • Owner: Amazon
  • Ownership stake: 5%

5. Miriam Adelson

Top 10 Richest Woman in the World 2021| Jeff Bezos Ex-Wife is in 4th Position
Source: YouTube

Miriam Adelson is the ruling queen of the casinos world.

Miriam Adelson is the widow of the owner of the Las Vegas Sand Casinos. And, after his death, she got the 56% stakes in the largest running Las Vegas Sand Casinos chain.

She bears a loss of $985 million dollars as there was no running casino in the second half of 2020 because of the ongoing pandemic, but at the end of the year, the company gained a huge profit of $1.69 billion, thus, making her appearance in the list of the richest woman in the world.

  • Net Worth: $38.2 BILLION
  • Residence: UNITED STATES
  • Age: 75
  • Owner: Las Vegas Sand Casinos
  • Ownership stake: 56%

Wrapping up:

So these are the top 5 of the richest woman in the world.

The top 10 women in the above list have a net worth of $408.5 billion. This means they as a whole have a net worth equal to that of 56% population of the world. Now turn is yours, tell us in the comment section, what fluctuations are expected by the end of 2021 and who others deserve to be at the top 10 and why?

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