Top world’s richest women despite Covid 19 pandemic

The world has always been patriarchal, and seeing women developing and excelling in the business world is a win.

Covid 19 had a lot of impact on economic growth due to stocks in the market failing, businesses making losses and declines in private holdings, etc.

Before being included in the Forbes list ones, the legitimacy of assets has to be checked.

According to Forbes rankings, here is a list of the top richest women in the world.

Fancoise Bettencourt Meyers and Family

Francoise is a French citizen aged 67 years who inherited her wealth from her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, in 2017.

Liliane’s father was the r founder of the world’s cosmetics giant LOreal Eugene Schueller.

She has a net worth of $73.6 billion, making her the richest woman globally.

Alice Walton

Alice Walton is the daughter of Sam Walton, owner of Walmart.

Alice is a citizen of the united states aged 71 years with $61.8 billion.

Alice has been the richest woman globally and lost it to Francoise Bettencourt.

Makenzie Scott

Scott is 51 years old with a net worth of $53 billion. Scott was married to amazon boss jeff benzos but divorced in 2019.

She became the richest woman after the divorce settlement. She even gave away $5.8 billion during the pandemic to organizations across the US.

Miriam Adelson

Miriam is a US citizen aged 75 years and a casino operator.

Adelson controls 56% of casino operators and has Las Vegas Sand which was owned by her late husband, Sheldon Adelson.

Miriam has a net worth of $38.2 billion.

Yang Huiyan and family

Yang is a china national aged 39 years and a real estate mogul in china.

Yang owns almost 58%of china based real estate developers and owns Country Garden Holding.

Her father was the founder and transferred her equity in the business since 2007. Yang has a net worth of $29.6 billion.

Suzanne Klatten

With a net worth of $27.7 billion, Suzanne is 58 years old and a German citizen.

Suzzane is a well-established carmaker and specializes in the luxurious car BMW.

She inherited a 19.1% stake in BMW from her late, mother Johanna Quandt, who was married to the man who steered BMW into success as a luxurious vehicle Herbert Quandt.

Suzzane holds an MBA and owns a world-class specialty chemical company Altana AG which she transformed after taking it from her grandfather.


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Gina Rinehart

Not only is she among the richest women in the world, but Rinehart is also the richest person in Australia. She has a net worth of 4$23.6 billion.

Aged 68 years, she is the chair of the mining and agriculture company Hancock Prospecting Group a company founded by her father, explorer Lang Hancock.