The world’s Billionaires List or Real-Time Billionaires list is an annual ranking of the world’s wealthiest billionaires based on their recorded net worth. It is produced and published by Forbes Magazine every March. The first edition of this ranking was published in 1987.
The net total worth of each person is approximated on the basis of their reported assets and accounting for debt and other considerations. The ranking published the net total worth of each person in US dollar. These rankings do not include royalty or dictators whose wealth is derived from their status.
List of Top 10 Richest Woman in the World
As of August 2023, the world’s richest woman is Francoise Bettencourt Meyers with the estimated net worth of $90.4 billion, followed by Alice Walton, Julia Koch and Jacqueline Mars.
Here is the list of Top 10 richest woman in the world:
|S. No.||Name||Net Worth (in US Dollar)||Source||Country|
|1.||Francoise Bettencourt Meyers||$90.4 B||L’Oreal||France|
|2.||Alice Walton||$61.5 B||Walmart||USA|
|3.||Julia Koch||$59 B||Koch Industries||USA|
|4.||Jacqueline Mars||$38.3 B||Mars, Inc.||USA|
|5.||Miriam Adelson||$36.7 B||Las Vegas Sands||USA|
|6.||Rafaela Aponte-Diamant||$31.3 B||MSC||Switzerland|
|7.||Mackenzie Scott||$29.9 B||Amazon||USA|
|8.||Gina Reinhart||$27.1 B||Hancock Prospecting||Australia|
|9.||Susanne Klatten||$24.1 B||Altana, BMW||Germany|
|10.||Iris Fontbona||$23.6 B||Antofagasta plc||Chile|
About Top 5 Richest Woman in the world
1. World’s Richest Woman: Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
Net worth: $90.4 B
Source of wealth: L’Oreal
Highlights: Francoise is a French businesswoman and the current richest woman in the world with the net worth of around $90.4 B. She is the currently the 12th richest person in the world. She is the current vice-chairwoman of the Board of Directors of L’Oreal.
2. World’s second Richest Woman: Alice Walton
Net worth: $61.5 B
Source of wealth: Walmart
Highlights: The second richest woman in the world is Alice Walton and the 19th richest person in the world. She is the daughter of Samuel Walmart, the founder of Walmart. She founded and serves as the current chairman of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
3. World’s third Richest Woman in the world: Julia Koch
Net worth: $59 B
Source of wealth: Koch Industries
Highlights: The third richest woman in the world is Julia Koch and the 20th richest person in the world. She belongs to USA and completed her education from the University of Central Arkansas. Julia, along with her three children inherited 42% stake in Koch industries. Julia is also known for philanthropy.
4. Jacqueline Mars
Age: 83 years
Net Worth: $38.3 Billion
Source: Mars, Inc.
Jacqueline Mars, granddaughter of Mars Inc.’s founder, Frank Mars, owns about one-third of the company’s shares. She worked there for almost 20 years and was on its board of directors until 2016. She is well-known for her philanthropy, generously supporting various causes. Jacqueline’s passion lies in horses and she actively contributes to the US Equestrian Team. Additionally, she serves on the boards of organizations like the National Sporting Library, the Smithsonian and the American Prairie Reserve, displaying her active and compassionate nature.
5. Miriam Adelson
Age: 77 years
Net Worth: $36.7 Billion
Source: Las Vegas Sands
Miriam Adelson, the widow of Sheldon Adelson, who used to run the biggest casino company, Las Vegas Sands. They have casino resorts and convention centers in places like Las Vegas, Singapore and Macao. She is also a doctor. Together with her husband, she started a clinic to treat people suffering with opioid addiction called the Sheldon G. Adelson Research Clinic.