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 7 February 2016, there are 167 women in the world's billionaires, down from 187 in October 2015.[1] The increase and decrease are compared to the 2015 Forbes Real Time ranking on 6 June 2016.

The top 20 women billionaires (as of 28 June 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) Decrease 38.8 Decrease 1.4  France L'Oreal Steady 11 Steady 0
Steady 2 Alice Walton Alice Walton (cropped).jpg (1949-10-07) 7 October 1949 (age 66) Increase 34.6 Increase 0.2  United States Wal-Mart Increase 13 Increase 2
Increase 3 Jacqueline Mars No image.svg (1939-10-10) 10 October 1939 (age 76) Increase 23.9 Increase 0.5  United States Mars, Inc. Increase 26 Increase 3
Decrease 4 Maria Franca Fissolo No image.svg 1917/18 (aged 97) Decrease 23.6 Decrease 1.3  Italy Ferrero SpA Decrease 29 Decrease 5
Steady 5 Susanne Klatten No image.svg (1962-04-28) 28 April 1962 (age 54) Decrease 17.6 Decrease 1.9  Germany Altana, BMW Increase 38 Increase 1
Steady 6 Laurene Powell Jobs Laurene Powell Jobs.jpg (1963-11-06) 6 November 1963 (age 52) Decrease 17.0 Decrease 0.8  United States Apple, Inc., Disney Increase 41 Increase 3
Increase 7 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken No image.svg (1954-06-30) 30 June 1954 (age 62) Decrease 13.3 Decrease 0.9  Netherlands Heineken International Increase 70 Increase 1
Decrease 8 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 13.0 Decrease 1.9  United States Fidelity Investments Decrease 73 Decrease 9
Increase 9 Blair Parry-Okeden No image.svg 1950/51(age 64) Decrease 10.2 Decrease 0.3  United States Cox Enterprises Increase 112 Increase 4
Increase 10 Gina Rinehart Gina Rinehart June 2015.jpg (1954-02-09) 9 February 1954 (age 62) Increase 10.0 Increase 0.1  Australia Hancock Prospecting Increase 118 Increase 10
Decrease 11 Massimiliana Landini Aleotti No image.svg 1942/43 (age 72) Decrease 9.9 Decrease 1.1  Italy Menarini Decrease 119 Decrease 19
Decrease 12 Iris Fontbona No image.svg 1942/43 (age 72-73) Decrease 9.7 Decrease 0.4  Chile Antofagasta PLC Decrease 125 Decrease 2
Steady 13 Margarita Louis-Dreyfus Margarita Louis-Dreyfus & Vincent Labrune.jpg 1962/63 (age 52) Decrease 8.1 Decrease 0.8   Switzerland Louis Dreyfus Group Decrease 151 Decrease 6
Steady 14 Zhou Qunfei No image.svg 1970 (age 44-45) Decrease 7.7 Decrease 0.6  Hong Kong Lens Technology Decrease 164 Decrease 6
Increase 15 Katharine Rayner No image.svg 1944/45 (age 71) Decrease 6.7 Decrease 0.2  United States Cox Enterprises Increase 187 Increase 7
Decrease 16 Pauline MacMillan Keinath No image.svg (1934-07-31) 31 July 1934 (age 82) Decrease 6.7 Decrease 0.5  United States Cargill Decrease 192 Decrease 8
Steady 17 Sandra Ortega Mera No image.svg (1968-07-19) 19 July 1968 (age 48) Increase 6.5 Increase 0.4  Spain Zara Increase 195 Increase 2
Steady 18 Eva Gonda de Rivera No image.svg Unknown Decrease 6.4 Decrease 0.2  Mexico FEMSA Increase 201 Increase 7
Steady 19 Loretta Robinson No image.svg 1939/40 (age 76) Steady 6.3 Steady 0  Canada Rogers Communications Increase 209 Increase 15
Increase 20 Antonia Ax:son Johnson Antonia Ax-son Johnson 2006-09-30 001.jpg (1943-09-06) 6 September 1943 (age 72) Decrease 5.8 Decrease 0.4  Sweden Axel Johnson AB Decrease 237 Decrease 2

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The World's Billionaires, forbes.com, retrieved 28 June 2016.