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 26 July 2015.

The top 20 women billionaires (as of 2 August 2015) are:

No. Name Birth date Net worth US$
(billions)
Citizenship Source
Steady 1 Liliane Bettencourt (1922-10-21) 21 October 1922 (age 92) Increase 42.2  France L'Oreal
Steady 2 Christy Walton (1955-06-09) 9 June 1955 (age 60) Increase 36.3  United States Wal-Mart
Steady 3 Alice Walton (1949-10-07) 7 October 1949 (age 65) Increase 34.2  United States Wal-Mart
Steady 4 Jacqueline Mars (1939-10-10) 10 October 1939 (age 75) Increase 26.7  United States Mars, Inc.
Steady 5 Maria Franca Fissolo 1917/1918 (aged 97) Increase 23.6  Italy Ferrero SpA
Steady 6 Laurene Powell Jobs (1963-11-06) 6 November 1963 (age 51) Steady 21.3  United States Apple, Inc., Disney
Steady 7 Anne Cox Chambers (1919-12-01) 1 December 1919 (age 95) Steady 18.7  United States Cox Enterprises
Steady 8 Susanne Klatten (1962-04-28) 28 April 1962 (age 53) Steady 15.2  Germany Altana, BMW
Steady 9 Abigail Johnson (1961-12-19) 19 December 1961 (age 53) Decrease 12.5  United States Fidelity Investments
Increase 10 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken (1954-06-30) 30 June 1954 (age 61) Steady 12.2  Netherlands Heineken International
Increase 11 Johanna Quandt 1925/1926 (age 89) Steady 11.7  Germany BMW
Decrease 12 Iris Fontbona 1942/1943 (age 72-73) Decrease 11.6  Chile Antofagasta PLC
Steady 13 Gina Rinehart (1954-02-09) 9 February 1954 (age 61) Increase 11.1  Australia Hancock Prospecting
Steady 14 Massimiliana Landini Aleotti 1942/1943 (age 72) Increase 10.8  Italy Menarini
Increase 15 Blair Parry-Okeden 1950/1951(age 64) Steady 9.3  United States Cox Enterprises
Decrease 16 Chen Lihua 1941 (age 73-74) Decrease 8.6  China Fuwah International Group
Steady 17 Margarita Louis-Dreyfus 1962/1963 (age 52) Decrease 8.2   Switzerland Louis Dreyfus Group
Steady 18 Eva Gonda de Rivera Unknown Decrease 7.0  Mexico FEMSA
Increase 19 Sandra Ortega Mera (1968-07-19) 19 July 1968 (age 47) Increase 6.8  Spain Zara
Decrease 20 Carrie Perrodo 1950/1951 (age 64) Decrease 6.7  France Perenco

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The World's Billionaires. Forbes. Retrieved 2 August 2015.