Top 5 World’s Richest Women

When it comes to a list of richest people in the world, we always see men topping the list. Did you ever wonder if there’s also a list of world’s richest women? Here’s Wealth-X’s ranking of  world’s wealthiest women:

1. Alice Walton

Alice Walton

Estimated Worth: $29.8 billion

Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the Wal-Mart fortune. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton and Jim Walton.

2. Gina Rinehart

Gina Rinehart

Estimated Worth: $29.1 billion

Georgina "Gina" Hope Rinehart is an Australian businesswoman in the mining industry. She is the heiress of Hancock Prospecting and the daughter of the late mining magnate Lang Hancock and Hope Margaret Nicholas.

3. Christy Walton

Christy Walton

Estimated Worth: $28.2 billion

Christy Ruth Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart. After John's death in June 2005, she inherited his fortune of US$15.7 billion.

4. Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

Estimated Worth: $24 billion

Liliane Bettencourt is a French heiress, socialite, businesswoman and philanthropist. She is one of the principal shareholders of L'Oréal.

5. Birgit Rausing

Birgit Rausing

Estimated Worth: $13.8 billion

Birgit Rausing is a Swedish art historian and philanthropist, and the widow of Gad Rausing. In 1944 her father-in-law Ruben Rausing founded Tetra Pak, which revolutionized the packaging of liquids such as juices and milk.

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  1. I wonder how much tax are they paying because of their earnings

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  2. Good question.

    Could be more than my lifetime's earnings. ^_^

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