Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Top 10 Richest Women in the World, Top Wealth Woman 2010, Most Rich Women





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No.1 Christy WaltonThe 54.years old with $20 billion is now the world’s richest woman. Christy Ruth Walton is the wife of late John T. Walton. After his death in June 2005, she inherited his fortune of $15.7 billion. As of March 2009, she is the 12th richest person in the Forbes World's Billionaires, with an estimated net worth of US$17.6 billion.She currently resides in Jackson, Wyoming. She has one son, Lukas.


No.2 Alice Walton





The 59 years old with $19.5 billion is now world’s IInd richest woman .Father Sam and Uncle James started general-store chain in Bentonville, Ark., in 1962. Today Wal-Mart is world’s largest retailer: controls more than 7,900 stores, has 2 million employees and has sales of $400 billion. Alice Louise Walton (born October 7, 1949 in Newport, Arkansas)[1] 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. Another brother, John T. Walton died in a 2005 plane crash. In 2009, her estimated net worth was US$18 billion, making her the richest woman in the world along with her sister-in-law Christy Walton.










No.3 Liliane Bettencourt







The 86 years old with $15 billion is now world’s III rd richest woman and also Europe’s wealthiest women.Liliane Bettencourt (born 21 October 1922(1922-10-21) in Paris, France) is a French heiress, socialite, and businesswoman. She is the principal shareholder of L'Oréal and the wealthiest woman in Europe. She is the second richest person in France, behind Bernard Arnault whose wealth is estimated at US$16.5 billion, and she ranks 21st in wealthiest people in the world. Forbes magazine estimated her wealth in 2009 at US$13.4 billion.
Bettencourt was the only child of Eugène Schueller, the founder of L'Oréal, one of the world's leading cosmetics and beauty companies. In 1927, her mother died when Liliane was 5 years old.








4. Abigail Johnson





Abigail Pierrepont Johnson (born December 19, 1961) is an American businesswoman. Johnson is President of Fidelity Investments Personal and Workplace Investing. Fidelity is led by her father, Edward Johnson.
In September 2008, her net worth was estimated at US$15 billion, tying her for 15th place in Forbes List of the 400 Richest Americans. (Her father, with $11 billion, is tied for 28th place.)
She is the 35th richest person in the world, though her current net worth has decreased to US$10 billion. Her father is tied for 62nd place with US$7 billion.










5. Barbara-Cox Anthony





Barbara Cox Anthony (1922 – May 28, 2007) was the youngest daughter of James M. Cox, a Democratic governor of Ohio, newspaper publisher and broadcaster. With her sister Anne Cox Chambers and brother James M. Cox, Jr., she inherited, via a trust, ownership and control of her father’s company, now called Cox Enterprises. Upon her brother's death in 1974, the sisters received his share of the company equally.
Her net worth was estimated at $12 billion, based principally on her equity interest in Cox Enterprises which made her one of the richest women in the United States and the richest resident of Hawaii.




6. Anne Cox Chambers

Anne Cox Chambers (born December 1, 1919) is a billionaire media proprietor. She is the daughter of James M. Cox, a newspaper publisher and 1920 Democratic Presidential nominee, and his second wife, Margaretta Parler Blair. She owns and controls her father's business interests, through Cox Enterprises. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Her sister, Barbara Cox Anthony, died on May 28, 2007.
An alumna of Finch College and a generous financial supporter of the Democratic Party, she was President Jimmy Carter's pick as United States Ambassador to Belgium from 1977 to 1981.
Her net worth has been estimated at $13 billion,based principally on her equity interest in Cox Enterprises, which makes her the fourth richest woman in the United States.
7. Jacqueline Mars


Jacqueline Badger Mars is the daughter of Forrest Edward Mars, Sr., and granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founders of the giant American candy company Mars, Incorporated. With her share of the company, she is worth US$9.0 billion. As of March 2009 she is the 58th richest person in the world, and the 19th richest person in the United States according to Forbes; she is also the fourth richest American woman. She is twice divorced and has 3 children.


8. Susanne Klatten

Susanne Klatten (born Susanne Hanna Ursula Quandt on 28 April 1962 in Bad Homburg, Germany) is the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt. As of 2009, she is the richest woman in Germany and the 35th richest person in the world.

9.Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler

Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler is one of the owners of Schaeffler Group, one of the world's largest producers of roller bearings. The other owner is her son Georg F. W. Schaeffler.
10. Johannah Quandt

Johanna Quandt (born 1926) is a German billionaire and is the widow of industrialist Herbert Quandt, who resurrected BMW from bankruptcy. As a result, she is the 14th richest person in Germany.

She was born Johanna Bruhn in 1926. She became a secretary in Herbert’s office in the 1950s and eventually became his personal assistant. She married Herbert in 1960. After Herbert’s death in 1982, she became a major shareholder in BMW, and sat on its supervisory board until she retired in 1997. She still owns 16.7% of BMW. The two children of her marriage, Stefan Quandt and Susanne Klatten, are also substantial shareholders in BMW and now sit on the supervisory board of BMW. Johanna lives quietly in Bad Homburg. She supports child-cancer institutes and is a major donor to political parties.

1 comment :

srijita said...

if god's willing then may b i will b included in the list someday.. :)

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