List of female billionaires

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Forbes magazine annually ranks the world's wealthiest female billionaires. This list uses the Real Time ranking, based on Forbes data. As of October 2015, there are 187 women in the world's billionaires, up from 2014's 172.[1] The increase and decrease are compared to the 2015 Forbes Real Time ranking on 31 January 2016.

The top 20 women billionaires (as of 7 February 2016) are:

No. Name Image Birth date Net worth US$
(billions)
+/- Citizenship Source World Rank +/-
Steady 1 Liliane Bettencourt Liliane Bettencourt.jpg (1922-10-21) 21 October 1922 (age 93)
Increase 36.4
Increase 0.1
 France L'Oreal
Increase 11
Increase 2
Steady 2 Alice Walton Alice Walton (cropped).jpg (1949-10-07) 7 October 1949 (age 66)
Steady 32.8
Steady 0
 United States Wal-Mart
Steady 16
Steady 0
Steady 3 Christy Walton Christy Walton.jpg (1955-06-09) 9 June 1955 (age 60)
Increase 31.5
Increase 0.1
 United States Wal-Mart
Steady 18
Steady 0
Steady 4 Jacqueline Mars No image.svg (1939-10-10) 10 October 1939 (age 76)
Decrease 23.4
Decrease 0.3
 United States Mars, Inc.
Steady 28
Steady 0
Steady 5 Maria Franca Fissolo No image.svg 1917/1918 (aged 97)
Increase 22.8
Increase 0.7
 Italy Ferrero SpA
Increase 31
Increase 1
Increase 6 Susanne Klatten No image.svg (1962-04-28) 28 April 1962 (age 53)
Increase 18.7
Increase 1.8
 Germany Altana, BMW
Increase 39
Increase 10
Decrease 7 Laurene Powell Jobs Laurene Powell Jobs.jpg (1963-11-06) 6 November 1963 (age 52)
Decrease 17.0
Decrease 0.4
 United States Apple, Inc., Disney
Decrease 49
Decrease 3
Steady 8 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken No image.svg (1954-06-30) 30 June 1954 (age 61)
Decrease 12.8
Decrease 0.3
 Netherlands Heineken International
Decrease 78
Decrease 8
Steady 9 Abigail Johnson Abigail Johnson at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on April 24, 2012.jpg (1961-12-19) 19 December 1961 (age 54)
Decrease 11.8
Decrease 0.4
 United States Fidelity Investments
Decrease 85
Decrease 8
Increase 10 Blair Parry-Okeden No image.svg 1950/1951(age 64)
Increase 9.9
Increase 0.1
 United States Cox Enterprises
Increase 106
Increase 7
Increase 11 Iris Fontbona No image.svg 1942/1943 (age 72-73)
Increase 9.8
Increase 0.6
 Chile Antofagasta PLC
Increase 109
Increase 14
Decrease 12 Massimiliana Landini Aleotti No image.svg 1942/1943 (age 72)
Decrease 9.8
Decrease 1.8
 Italy Menarini
Decrease 111
Decrease 13
Steady 13 Gina Rinehart Gina Rinehart June 2015.jpg (1954-02-09) 9 February 1954 (age 61)
Increase 9.0
Increase 0.3
 Australia Hancock Prospecting
Increase 124
Increase 11
Increase 14 Margarita Louis-Dreyfus Margarita Louis-Dreyfus & Vincent Labrune.jpg 1962/1963 (age 52)
Decrease 6.8
Increase 0.1
  Switzerland Louis Dreyfus Group
Increase 181
Increase 14
Increase 15 Sandra Ortega Mera No image.svg (1968-07-19) 19 July 1968 (age 47)
Decrease 6.5
Decrease 0.1
 Spain Zara
Increase 182
Increase 6
Decrease 16 Eva Gonda de Rivera No image.svg Unknown
Decrease 6.4
Decrease 0.4
 Mexico FEMSA
Increase 186
Increase 2
Increase 17 Zhou Qunfei No image.svg 1970 (age 44-45)
Increase 5.9
Increase 0.5
 Hong Kong Lens Technology
Increase 212
Increase 25
Increase 18 Antonia Ax:son Johnson Antonia Ax-son Johnson 2006-09-30 001.jpg (1943-09-06) 6 September 1943 (age 72)
Increase 5.8
Increase 0.7
 Sweden Axel Johnson AB
Increase 214
Increase 45
Decrease 19 Loretta Robinson No image.svg 1939/1940 (age 76)
Increase 5.6
Increase 0.1
 Canada Rogers Communications
Increase 228
Increase 3
Decrease 20 María Asunción Aramburuzabala MaAsuncionAramburuzabala.gif (1963-05-02) 2 May 1963 (age 52)
Steady 5.5
Steady 0
 Mexico Grupo Modelo, Tresalia Capital
Decrease 231
Decrease 4

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The World's Billionaires, forbes.com, retrieved 7 February 2016.