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 July 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 16 August 2015.

The top 20 women billionaires (as of 30 August 2015) are:

No. Name Birth date Net worth US$
(billions)
Citizenship Source World Rank
Steady 1 Liliane Bettencourt (1922-10-21) 21 October 1922 (age 92) Decrease 38.8  France L'Oreal Decrease 10
Increase 2 Alice Walton (1949-10-07) 7 October 1949 (age 65) Decrease 32.3  United States Wal-Mart Steady 16
Decrease 3 Christy Walton (1955-06-09) 9 June 1955 (age 60) Decrease 30.4  United States Wal-Mart Decrease 18
Steady 4 Jacqueline Mars (1939-10-10) 10 October 1939 (age 75) Decrease 25.6  United States Mars, Inc. Increase 21
Steady 5 Maria Franca Fissolo 1917/1918 (aged 97) Decrease 22.8  Italy Ferrero SpA Increase 33
Steady 6 Laurene Powell Jobs (1963-11-06) 6 November 1963 (age 51) Decrease 18.8  United States Apple, Inc., Disney Decrease 45
Steady 7 Anne Cox Chambers (1919-12-01) 1 December 1919 (age 95) Decrease 17.7  United States Cox Enterprises Increase 46
Steady 8 Susanne Klatten (1962-04-28) 28 April 1962 (age 53) Decrease 14.3  Germany Altana, BMW Increase 62
Steady 9 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken (1954-06-30) 30 June 1954 (age 61) Decrease 12.1  Netherlands Heineken International Decrease 87
Increase 10 Iris Fontbona 1942/1943 (age 72-73) Steady 12.1  Chile Antofagasta PLC Increase 88
Decrease 11 Abigail Johnson (1961-12-19) 19 December 1961 (age 53) Decrease 11.5  United States Fidelity Investments Decrease 99
Steady 12 Gina Rinehart (1954-02-09) 9 February 1954 (age 61) Decrease 10.7  Australia Hancock Prospecting Increase 109
Steady 13 Massimiliana Landini Aleotti 1942/1943 (age 72) Decrease 10.3  Italy Menarini Decrease 114
Increase 14 Blair Parry-Okeden 1950/1951(age 64) Increase 9.2  United States Cox Enterprises Increase 131
Increase 15 Margarita Louis-Dreyfus 1962/1963 (age 52) Decrease 7.8   Switzerland Louis Dreyfus Group Decrease 161
Decrease 16 Chen Lihua 1941 (age 73-74) Decrease 7.3  China Fuwah International Group Decrease 175
Increase 17 Eva Gonda de Rivera Unknown Decrease 6.8  Mexico FEMSA Increase 197
Increase 18 Sandra Ortega Mera (1968-07-19) 19 July 1968 (age 47) Decrease 6.7  Spain Zara Increase 198
Increase 19 Carrie Perrodo 1950/1951 (age 64) Decrease 6.4  France Perenco Increase 210
Increase 20 Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler (1941-08-17) 17 August 1941 (age 74) Steady 6.3  Germany Schaeffler Group Steady 212

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The World's Billionaires. Forbes. Retrieved 30 August 2015.