When it comes to the richest women in the world people think of Oprah Winfrey everytime and not any other woman. She is rich and has a billionaire status under her name but they are women who are 60 times richer than she is. Oprah Winfrey has a net-worth of $2.5 Billion.
Am going to introduce you to all those women, we will start off with the top 5.
Here are richest women in the world today
Beate Heister is a German billionaire heiress. She is one of the two children of Karl Albrecht, who founded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo. Together with her brother Karl Albrecht Jr., she has a net worth of US$41.3 billion, as of 2020.
4. Julia Koch - $ 42.7 Million
Julia Koch became New York's richest woman when her husband David died in 2019 aged 79, at which time she and her three children inherited a 42 percent stake in Koch Industries.
3. Mackenzie Scott - $ 57 Billion
MacKenzie Scott is an American novelist, and philanthropist. As of May 29, 2021, she has a net worth of US$57.0 billion, owing to a 4% stake in Amazon, after her divorce from Amazon founder and former chief executive Jeff Bezos.
2. Alice Walton - $ 66 Billion
Much of Alice Walton's wealth comes from her shares in Wal-Mart. Alice and her brothers own more than a 50% stake in Wal-Mart and receive substantial dividends from the company. The Walton's combined income from Wal-Mart is that of 42% of combined lower income Americans families.
1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers - $ 88.6 Billion
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire heiress and an author of Bible commentaries and works on Jewish-Christian relations. Her family owns the company L'Oréal, and after her mother Liliane passed away, she inherited the L'Oreal fortune.
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