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 25 women billionaires (as of 28 August 2017) 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 94) Decrease 44.6 Decrease 0.3  France L'Oréal Increase 12
Steady 2 Alice Walton Alice Walton (cropped).jpg (1949-10-07) 7 October 1949 (age 67) Decrease 37.9 Decrease 0.1  United States Wal-Mart Decrease 18
Steady 3 Maria Franca Fissolo No image.svg 1941 (age 75–76) Increase 29.8 Increase 0.8  Italy Ferrero SpA Decrease 28
Steady 4 Jacqueline Mars No image.svg (1939-10-10) 10 October 1939 (age 77) Decrease 26.0 Decrease 1.6  United States Mars, Inc. Decrease 31
Steady 5 Susanne Klatten No image.svg (1962-04-28) 28 April 1962 (age 55) Increase 22.8 Increase 0.6  Germany Altana, BMW Decrease 38
Steady 6 Laurene Powell Jobs Laurene Powell Jobs.jpg (1963-11-06) 6 November 1963 (age 53) Increase 20.2 Increase 0.3  United States Apple Inc., The Walt Disney Company Steady 47
Increase 7 Yang Huiyan No image.svg 1981
(age 35-36)
Increase 16.4 Increase 2.0  China, People's Republic of Country Garden Holdings Increase 67
Increase 8 Iris Fontbona No image.svg 1942/1943 (age 74–75) Increase 16.1 Increase 2.5  Chile Antofagasta PLC Increase 73
Decrease 9 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken No image.svg (1954-06-30) 30 June 1954 (age 63) Increase 15.6 Increase 0.6  Netherlands Heineken International Decrease 76
Steady 10 Gina Rinehart Gina Rinehart June 2015.jpg (1954-02-09) 9 February 1954 (age 63) Increase 15.2 Increase 1.1  Australia Hancock Prospecting Increase 81
Decrease 11 Abigail Johnson Abigail Johnson at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on April 24, 2012.jpg (1961-12-19) 19 December 1961 (age 55) Steady 15.1 Steady 0.0  United States Fidelity Investments Decrease 84
Steady 12 Blair Parry-Okeden No image.svg 1950 (age 66–67) Increase 12.8 Increase 0.3  United States Cox Enterprises Increase 107
Steady 13 Massimiliana Landini Aleotti No image.svg 1942/1943 (age 74–75) Increase 11.3 Increase 0.3  Italy Menarini Decrease 130
Steady 14 Zhou Qunfei No image.svg 1970 (age 46–47) Increase 10.4 Increase 0.9  Hong Kong Lens Technology Increase 140
Steady 15 Katharine Rayner No image.svg 1944/45 (age 71–73) Increase 8.5 Increase 0.2  United States Cox Enterprises Increase 178
Steady 16 Margaretta Taylor No image.svg ?
(age ?)
Increase 8.5 Increase 0.2   Switzerland Cox Enterprises Increase 178
Increase 17 Loretta Robinson No image.svg 1939/1940 (age 77–78) Increase 8.1 Increase 0.7  Canada Rogers Communications Increase 190
Decrease 18 Sandra Ortega Mera No image.svg (1968-07-19) 19 July 1968 (age 49) Increase 7.9 Increase 0.1  Spain Zara Decrease 196
Increase 19 Kirsten Rausing No image.svg (1952-06-06) 6 June 1952 (age 65) Increase 7.4 Increase 0.7  Sweden Tetra Pak Increase 211
Decrease 20 Eva Gonda de Rivera No image.svg Unknown Increase 7.2 Increase 0.3  Mexico FEMSA Decrease 219
Increase 21 Savitri Jindal No image.svg (1950-03-20) 20 March 1950 (age 67) Increase 6.9 Increase 1.0  India Jindal Group Increase 227
Increase 22 Wu Yajun No image.svg 1964
(age 52–53)
Decrease 6.6 Decrease 0.06  China, People's Republic of Longfor Properties Increase 234
Decrease 23 Pauline MacMillan Keinath No image.svg (1934-07-31) 31 July 1934 (age 83) Decrease 6.6 Decrease 0.1  United States Cargill Decrease 240
Decrease 24 Ann Walton Kroenke No image.svg (1948-12-18) 18 December 1948 (age 68) Steady 6.6 Steady 0  United States Wal-Mart Decrease 241
Decrease 25 Marian Ilitch No image.svg (1933-01-03) 3 January 1933 (age 84) Steady 6.5 Steady 0.0  United States Little Caesars Pizza Decrease 249

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