In today’s modern world, equality among men and women is absolutely visible. Gone were the days that men are the only ones who make a fortune for their family. In fact, there are a number of wealthy women in the entire world. Here are the top 10 richest women in the world today 2015:
10. Johanna Quandt
She’s 89 years old, and the mother of Susanne Klatten. Her net income reaches as much as #13.2 billion. Actually, she’s the third wife of Herbert Quandt, who has the founder of BMW. She is the one who saved the company from bankruptcy.
9. Iris Fontbona
This 72-year-old woman who ones the Antofagasta Plc is the wife of Andronico Luksic. Her husband was actually the founder of the said company that is known in trading in the Stock Exchange of London. She also owns a mining site in Chile, known for mining copper. This is why her net worth reaches as much as $13.3 billion.
8. Susanne Klatten
With a net worth of $16.3 billion, this 53-year-old mother is hailed as the richest woman in Germany. It is all thanks to her big investment share in a major and popular car company known as BMW. She actually inherited such wealth from her father named Herbert Quandt.
7. Anne Cox Chambers
She is a 95-year-old woman who has $17.5 billion net income. This big amount of money comes from Cox Enterprises, which is a media company. Such company is actually composed of 3 sub companies namely, Cox Automotive, Cox Media Group, and Cox Communications.
6. Laurene Powell Jobs
With a net worth of $20.9 billion, this woman is 51 years of age. She’s actually the wife of the late billionaire Steve Jobs. She’s highly acclaimed as a famous social and political influencer, who happens to be the chairman of Emerson Collective.
5. Maria Franca Fissolo
With $23.8 billion net income, this rich woman is already 97 years old. She’s the beautiful wife of the late Michele Ferrero, who happened to be the founder of the leading chocolate company known as Ferrero Group. The company’s famous products are Tic-Tac Mints, Kinder chocolates, and the Nutella chocolate hazelnut spread.
4. Jacqueline Mars
This 75-year-old woman has a net worth of $26.5 billion. This huge amount of income comes from her major share in Mars, a candy making company run by her together with her two brothers named John and Forrest Jr.
3. Alice Walton
This American billionaire is already 65 years old, but this does not stop her to earn $34 billion as her net worth. She is actually one of those heiresses of Wal-Mart fortune. This woman has strong interest in arts, and this is can be confirmed through her expensive collection of artifacts.
2. Christy Walton
She’s currently 60 years old, and she has a net worth of $36.3 billion. She actually belongs to the well-known and rich Walton family, who happens to be the owner of Wal-Mart. This big name in the retailing industry was founded in the year 1962.
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1. Liliane Bettencourt
This 92-year-old woman is the richest woman not only in Europe, but in the whole world as well. Her $42.1 billion net income is definitely unbelievable. Her major income comes from her stock shares in L’Oreal and Nestle. She’s actually the grand dame of L’Oreal.
These are the top 10 richest women in the world today. Their stories in the business field they belong will really inspire you to do your best.