You have listened about the richest men in the world but have you listened that, who is the richest women in this world? Obviously you want to know about these women. We are telling you “ Top 10 Richest Women In The World 2017 ”. some of these women have gotten their wealth in inheritance while some of them have made their riches themselves. Here is in below a list of
Top 10 Richest Women In The World 2017
1: CHRISTY WALTON
Christy Walton, the widow of John T. Walton is the richest woman in the world. She belongs to United States. Her estimated worth is 41.7 billion dollar. Her husband John T. Walton was a son of Sam Walton, who was the founder of Well-Mart. he was the son of Sam Walton and after the death of Sam Walton he was one of heirs of Wal-Mart, but when John T. Mart died in plane crash in 2005, while flying an experimental aircraft near their home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Then his wife Christy Walton inherited 18 billion which grew with the passage of period and she became the first richest woman in the world for successive seven years. The Walton family is the founder of the world’s largest retailer; Wal-Mart has more than 8970 stores across the world. Christy Walton is known as donator of high percentage of her income to charity
2. Alice Walton
The second richest woman in the world out of “TOP 10 RICHEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD” is Alice Walton. She is 65 years old lady.
She is an American heiress to the Wal-Mart company. She is the daughter of Sam and Helen Walton, who was the founder of Wal-Mart and the sister of John T-Walton, and S. Robson Walton. Alice has an estimated net worth of 34.9 billion dollars but according to the latest figure she is the owner of 35.3 billion dollar. With a net worth of over 21 billion dollars, she is the richest woman after
Christy Walton. She takes interest in charity and aid works. She got built an airport which used the funds provided by her as seed, using her rank at Northwest Arkansas Council. Walton had completed her B.A in economics and finance from Trinity University in San Antonio. She started her career with first commerce corporation as equality analyst while served as President, Chairperson and CEO of founded Llama Company.
A 92 years old lady started her job at the age of 15 when his father launched a company and put her on work mixing shampoo and other cosmetics products. A French lady is a businesswoman, socialite and philanthropist lives in Paris. She is one of the main shareholders of L’Oreal and is listed as the richest woman in the plant with an estimated net worth of 34 dollars. She married with Andre Bettencourt in the 1950s, which was the higher up in the French government.
She is the oldest richest woman in Europe in “Top 10 Richest Women In The World 2017.” Lillian Bettencourt & family founded the Bettencourt Schaller Foundation to support and develop cultural, medical, and humanitarian projects in 1987.the foundation is based in Neuilly sur Seine, France. The Bettencourt family is set to widen its occupancy on the L’Oreal Empire in 2016 thanks to Swiss Consumer goods colossal Nestlé’s planned sale of its 8 percent share.
4. Jacqueline Mars
75-years old lady, Jacqueline Mars is the fourth richest woman in the planet lives in United States. She is the daughter of Forrest Mars, who was founder of the largest candy company, Mars Incorporated. After her father’s death, she was inherited the company along her two brothers John and Forrest Jr., estimated worth 33 billion dollars. All the three siblings serve on its board of directors, but the Mars family has no act in the day to day activities of the company. As a member of the Mars Family, Jacqueline’s share of Mars, joined with other investments were estimated in July 2014 to be worth 19.5 billion dollars.
5. Maria Franca Fissolo
Maria Franca Fissolo is an Italian business woman and known as the richest woman among the top 10 women in the world. She is the widow of Michele Ferrero. Her husband is known to be the founder of the chocolate manufacturing company and after his death in February 2016. Among the company’s famous brands include Mon Cherri, Ferrero Rocher, kinder chocolate, kinder eggs, and Nutella. Maria Franca Fissolo and Michele Ferrero have two sons together named Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero. Pietro, a cycling enthusiast, died suddenly during a bicycle training ride in South Africa, in 2011.Giovanni, a published novelist, is chief executive, and has reiterated plan to keep the company in family hands. She has an estimated net worth of $24.3 billion as of June 2016.
6. Laurene Powell Jobs
Laurene Powell jobs, is American business executive and founder of Emerson Collective and also co-founder and president of the Board of College Track. She runs an organization to help under-resourced student. She is intellectual, received degree from University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University. Total value of her wealth is $17.6 billion. In conjunction with President Obama’s: MY Brother’s keep” program, Emerson Collective and its partners announced a $50 million commitment in July 2014 to collaborate with certain school districts to design better high school programs.
She is among the top donors to super PAC Ready for Hillary. She makes occasional visits to Capitol Hill to discuss pathways to citizenship for children of illegal immigrants. The Leurene Powell jobs Trust is the largest individual shareholder in Disney, with a 7.7% slice of the company. An angel investor, she is a backer and board member at startup Ozy Media. She also sits on stand ford’s Board of Trustees.
7. Susanne Klatten
In “TOP 10 RICHEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD”, Susanne klatten is on the ranked as the top ten women. A German lady was born on 28th of April in 1962.her net worth was estimated 17.4 billion. Her wealth comes from both pharmaceuticals business and stakes in BMW an automaker. She was married with Jan and she has 3 children. She inherited her stake in BMW from her father and together with her brother and mother they own about 50% of MBW.
She has taken Master of Business Administration degree from international for management and development-Lausanne. After her MBA degree, she started working at advertising agency Young & Rubicon and got business experience. She was selected by BMW with her brother Stefan Quandt in 1997 and sat on the supervisory board; she is also a member of the University Council of the Technical University of Munich since 2005.Anne Cox Chamber
8. Anne Cox Chamber
Anne Cox Chamber has ranked as 8th among “TOP TEN RICHEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD”. She was born on 1st December 1919 in Ohio State in America. She holds new worth of $16.6 billion, major owner of Cox Enterprises.95 years old lady is the daughter of James M. Cox, who is the publisher and Democratic Presidential nominee, controlled the family company after the death of her father. Her father‘s Cox Enterprises is
a media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television and other small ventures. She currently lives in Atlanta GA and is a divorcee with three children. The most famous of her child is the actor, dancer and choreographer James Cox Chambers. She has also served as the director on board of Coca-Cola and has been a national ambassador to Belgium. Cox Chamber is an alumna of Finch College and a generous financial supporter of the Democratic Party. Chambers inherited her trust and after death of her brother and sister the largest ownership stake in Cox from her father, James M. Cox Sr., a former Ohio governor and 1920 Democratic presidential nominee. She is also fond of dogs and has many as seven of them, with one of them named as Missy.
9. Abigail Johnson
Abigail Johnson is on the 9th spot of TOP 10 RICHEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD, born on December 19 in 1961 in America. She is an American business woman, president and chief executive officer of fidelity investments owned 14 billions dollar. She completed her MBA at Harvard Business School and started work in Fidelity as portfolio manager in 1988 and promoted to a senior post due to her hardworking. A fidelity investment which is the second largest mutual fund company in USA was founded by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II and her father Edward C. Johnson III is its current chairperson. Her family owns a stake of 49% in Fidelity Investments.
10. Johanna Quandt
Johanna Quandt, the widow of industrialist Herbert Quandt, was born in 1926 and her net worth is $12.8 billions. She lives in Bad Homburg, and has two children. After the death of her husband she became a major shareholder in the automaker where she sat in its supervisory board up to 1997 when she retires. She has still 16.7 percent shares of BMW while her two children Stefan Quandt and Susanne Klatten now hold seats in the supervisory board. Johanna is a philanthropist who supports institutions dealing with child cancer and also donates a lot to political parties.