Female Billionaires

Female billionaires

  • Abigail Johnson
    Abigail Pierrepont "Abby" Johnson is an American businesswoman. Since 2014, Johnson is president and chief executive officer of US investment firm Fidelity Investments, and chairwoman of its international sister company Fidelity International.
  • Aerin Lauder
    Aerin Rebecca Lauder Zinterhofer is an American heiress and businesswoman.
  • Alexandra Andresen
    Alexandra Gamlemshaug Andresen is a Norwegian heiress, and, the world's youngest billionaire. Her net worth is estimated at $1.2 billion.
  • Alice Walton Alice Walton
    Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton, Jim Walton and the late John T. Walton.
  • Alicia Koplowitz, 7th Marquise of Bellavista
    Doña Alicia Koplowitz y Romero de Juseu, 7th Marquise of Bellavista is a Spanish business magnate. When her father died, she and her sister inherited Construcciones y Contratas, S.A., a company founded by her father.
  • Amy Wyss
    Amy E. Wyss is a Swiss-American billionaire heir and philanthropist.
  • Andrea Reimann-Ciardelli
    Andrea Reimann-Ciardelli is a German-born American billionaire heiress, through her former 11.1% of JAB Holding Company.
  • Anne Cox Chambers
    Anne Beau Cox Chambers is an American media proprietor, who has a stake of interest in Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television, and other businesses.
  • Anne Gittinger
    Anne Gittinger is an American billionaire heiress, the granddaughter of John W. Nordstrom, the co-founder of the Nordstrom department store chain.
  • Ann Walton Kroenke
    Ann Walton Kroenke is an heiress to the Wal-Mart fortune. Kroenke and her sister, Nancy Walton Laurie, inherited stock from her father, Bud Walton, who was brother and an early business partner of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.
  • Athina Onassis Roussel Athina Onassis Roussel
    Athina Onassis de Miranda is a French-Greek heiress, the only surviving descendant of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, and the sole heir of Aristotle's daughter Christina Onassis, who inherited 55% of his fortune.
  • Barbara Piasecka Johnson
    Barbara "Basia" Piasecka Johnson, born Barbara Piasecka was a Polish-born American humanitarian, philanthropist, art connoisseur and collector.
  • Benedicta Chamberlain
    Benedicta Chamberlain is a British billionaire heiress, a major shareholder in William Grant & Sons.
  • Birgit Rausing
    Birgit Rausing is a Swedish art historian and philanthropist, the widow of Gad Rausing.
  • Blair Parry-Okeden
    Blair Parry-Okeden is an Australian billionaire heiress and, according to Forbes Asia, Australia's richest person by net worth.
  • Carolyn Rafaelian
    Carolyn Rafaelian is an American-Armenian entrepreneur and businesswoman. She is the founder of the accessories and jewelry company Alex and Ani, and the owner of the Belcourt of Newport and Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards.
  • Carrie Perrodo
    Carrie Perrodo is a Singapore-born French billionaire businesswoman and former model. She is the owner of the oil group Perenco, which she co-founded with her husband Hubert.
  • Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba
    Doña María del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva, 18th Duchess of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain, was head of the House of Alba and the third woman to hold the dukedom of Alba in her own right.
  • Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken
    Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is a Dutch-English businesswoman and the owner of a 25% controlling interest in the world's second-largest brewer, Heineken International. She is one of the richest women in the UK, with a net worth of $12.7 billion as of March 2017, according to Forbes.
  • Chen Lihua
    Chen Lihua, rendered Chan Laiwa in Cantonese, is the founder and chairman of Fuwah International Group, one of Beijing's largest commercial property developers.
  • Chen Ningning
    Chen Ningning is the founder and president of Pioneer Metals Holdings Co., Ltd. She is a self-made billionaire, her net worth is $1.8 billion as of 2011. She graduated with an MBA degree from the New York Institute of Technology.
  • Christy Walton
    Christy Ruth Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart.
  • Dagmar Dolby
    Dagmar Dolby is an American billionaire.
  • Daniela Herz-Schnoekel
    Daniela Herz-Schnoekel is a German businesswoman, former part-owner of the German coffee shop and retail chain Tchibo.
  • Dannine Avara
    Dannine Avara, is a billionaire heir to the Duncan family fortune.
  • Denise Coates
    Denise Coates CBE is an English businesswoman, founder and joint chief executive of online gambling company Bet365. She has been listed in the Forbes magazine's rich list, with an estimated personal fortune of $4.1 billion.
  • Denise DeBartolo York
    Marie Denise DeBartolo York is an American businesswoman, who is the owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers American football team. She is the daughter of late construction magnate Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. and the late Marie Patricia Montani DeBartolo.
  • Diane Hendricks
    Diane Marie Hendricks is an American businesswoman and film producer from Wisconsin. She is the widow of businessman Ken Hendricks.
  • Dirce Camargo
    Dirce Navarro De Camargo was a Brazilian billionaire businesswoman, the richest woman in Brazil, with a net worth of $13.8 billion when she died.
  • Dolly Green
    Dolly Green was an American heiress, philanthropist and thoroughbred owner.
  • Dorrance Hill Hamilton
    Dorrance "Dodo" Hill Hamilton was an American heiress of the Campbell Soup fortune and philanthropist who founded the SVF Foundation in Newport, Rhode Island. She was one of the wealthiest Americans according to Forbes, and a billionaire in 2005 to 2007.
  • Elaine Tettemer Marshall
    Elaine Tettemer Marshall is an American billionaire and, as of 2012, the fourth richest woman in America. Marshall is the widow of E. Pierce Marshall and the daughter-in-law of the late J. Howard Marshall II. Marshall's wealth derives from holdings in Koch Industries willed to her by her husband.
  • Elaine Wynn
    Elaine Farrell Wynn is an American businesswoman, philanthropist and art collector. She co-founded Mirage Resorts and Wynn Resorts with her former husband, Steve Wynn. She has supported education causes, the performing arts and the visual arts.
  • Élisabeth Badinter
    Élisabeth Badinter is a French philosopher, author and historian.
  • Emerson Collective
    Emerson Collective is an American organization based in Palo Alto, California founded and run by multi-billionaire investor and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, whose stated mission is dedicated to removing barriers to opportunity so people can live to their full potential in order to develop...
  • Esther Grether
    Esther Grether is a Swiss art collector and businesswoman. In 2013 Forbes estimated her and her family's net worth at $2.2 billion.
  • Esther Koplowitz, Marquise of Cubas
    Esther María Koplowitz y Romero de Juseu, 7th Marchioness of Casa Peñalver, is a Spanish billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist.
  • Eva Gonda de Rivera
    Eva Gonda de Rivera is a Mexican heiress and businesswoman. Along with her daughters, she owns a major stake in the FEMSA beverage corporation, which operates convenience stores and bottling plants across Mexico and Latin America.
  • Eva Maria Bucher-Haefner
    Eva Maria Bucher-Haefner is a Swiss billionaire heiress, the daughter of Walter Haefner.
  • Fatma Yazıcı
    Fatma Tuba Yazıcı is a Turkish billionaire businesswoman. Together with her three sons, she is the largest shareholder in Diler Holding.
  • Folorunsho Alakija Folorunsho Alakija
    Folorunsho Alakija is a Nigerian businesswoman, one of the richest African women and also one of the richest black women in the world. In 2014 she unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world.
  • Folorunso Alakija
    Folorunso Alakija is a Nigerian businesswoman, one of the richest African women and also one of the richest black women in the world. In 2014 she unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world.
  • Friede Springer
    Friede Springer is a German publisher and widow of Axel Springer. She is the main owner of the Axel Springer SE media conglomerate, and thus of Europe's largest newspaper Bild, and one of the richest people of Germany.
  • Gail Miller (businesswoman)
    Gail Miller is an American billionaire businesswoman, the widow of Larry H. Miller, and chairwoman of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies and chairwoman of the Salt Lake Community College.
  • Gayle Cook
    Gayle Cook is an American business executive. She was the co-founder of the medical equipment manufacturer Cook Group in 1963.
  • Gigi Pritzker
    Jean "Gigi" Pritzker is an American billionaire, film producer, and philanthropist. She is a member of the Pritzker family, as the granddaughter of A.N. Pritzker and daughter of Jay Pritzker.
  • Gina Rinehart
    Georgina Hope "Gina" Rinehart is an Australian mining magnate who is chairman of Hancock Prospecting, a privately owned mineral exploration and extraction company founded by her father Lang Hancock. She is one of Australia's richest people and one of the world's richest women.
  • Ginette Moulin
    Ginette Moulin is a French businesswoman. She is the chairman and majority shareholder of Galeries Lafayette. She also owns 11,5% of Carrefour as well as a stake in Château Beauregard. As of 2016, Moulin and her family were worth an estimated €3 billion.
  • Giuliana Benetton
    Giuliana Benetton is an Italian billionaire businesswoman, one of the co-founders of Benetton Group, the Italian fashion brand.
  • Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer
    Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer is an American heiress and equestrian.
  • Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak
    Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak is a Danish billionaire, the owner and chair of ECCO, the Danish shoe company which was founded by her father in 1963.
  • Heidi Horten
    Heidi Horten is an Austrian billionaire, and the widow of businessman Helmut Horten. In November 2015 Forbes estimated her net worth at US $2.6 billion.
  • Helena Revoredo
    Helena Revoredo Delvecchio is an Argentine-Spanish billionaire, and the chairman of Prosegur since 2004.
  • Hélène Pastor
    Hélène Pastor was an heiress, businesswoman and the richest woman in Monaco, "the senior surviving member of what is, in effect, Monaco's second dynasty after the ruling Grimaldis". She was murdered in May 2014.
  • Hope Hill Van Beuren
    Hope Hill van Beuren is a Campbell Soup heiress whose net worth was estimated by Forbes to be about $1.3 billion as of February 2007. Her grandfather, John T. Dorrance, invented the condensed soup process.
  • Hortensia Herrero
    Hortensia Herrero Chacón is a Spanish billionaire businesswoman, and owner of 28% of Mercadona, a Spanish supermarket chain. As of April 2017, Forbes estimates her net worth at US$2.8 billion.
  • Imogene Powers Johnson
    Imogene Powers Johnson is an American billionaire, the widow of Samuel Curtis Johnson, Jr., who was CEO of S. C. Johnson & Son of Racine, Wisconsin.
  • Indu Jain
    Indu Jain belongs to the Sahu Jain family and is the current chairperson of India's largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., which owns the Times of India and other large newspapers. She is widowed with two sons.
  • Iris Fontbona
    Iris Balbina Fontbona González is a Chilean billionaire businesswoman, the widow of Andrónico Luksic Abaroa, from inheriting Antofagasta PLC. She is the wealthiest person in Chile, one of the fifth wealthiest in Latin America, and the 101st wealthiest person in the world.
  • Isabel dos Santos
    Isabel dos Santos is an Angolan businesswoman and Africa's richest woman. In 2013, according to research by Forbes, her net worth had reached more than three billion US dollars, making her Africa's first billionaire woman.
  • Jacqueline Desmarais
    Jacqueline Desmarais is a Canadian billionaire.
  • Jacqueline Mars
    Jacqueline Mars is an American heiress, and investor. She is the daughter of Audrey Ruth and Forrest Mars, Sr., and granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founders of the American candy company Mars, Incorporated. In 2014, Forbes described Mars as the 20th richest American.
  • Jeanne Lanvin Jeanne Lanvin
    Jeanne-Marie Lanvin was a French haute couture fashion designer. She founded the Lanvin fashion house and the beauty and perfume company Lanvin Parfums.
  • Jennifer Pritzker
    Jennifer Natalya Pritzker is an American investor, philanthropist, and member of the Pritzker family. Pritzker retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army in 2001, and was later made an honorary Colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard.
  • Jil Sander Jil Sander
    Heidemarie Jiline "Jil" Sander is a minimalist German fashion designer and the founder of the Jil Sander fashion house.
  • J. K. Rowling J. K. Rowling
    Joanne Rowling, who writes under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist and screenwriter who wrote the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.
  • Joan Tisch
    Joan Tisch is an American socialite and heiress. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and billionaire heir to the Tisch family fortune.
  • Johanna Quandt Johanna Quandt
    Johanna Maria Quandt was a business woman and the widow of German industrialist Herbert Quandt, who resurrected BMW from bankruptcy. When she died in 2015 she was the 8th richest person in Germany, 77th richest person in the world, and the 11th richest woman worldwide according to Forbes.
  • Johnelle Hunt
    Johnelle Hunt is an American billionaire, the widow of Johnnie Bryan Hunt, and co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, the company they started in 1961.
  • Josephine Louis
    Josephine Louis is an American billionaire heiress, the widow of John J. Louis, Jr., who served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
  • Karen Johnson Boyd
    Karen Johnson Boyd was an American art dealer, collector and billionairess heiress.
  • Karen Pritzker
    Karen L. Pritzker, the granddaughter of A.N. Pritzker and daughter of Robert Pritzker is an American billionaire, investor, and philanthropist. She is a member of the Pritzker family.
  • Katarina Martinson
    Katarina Martinson is a Swedish billionaire businesswoman. She owns 14% of L E Lundbergforetagen, the family holding company, which owns property, pulp and paper companies, and was founded by her grandfather Lars Erik Lundberg.
  • Katharina Andresen
    Katharina Gamlemshaug Andresen is a Norwegian heiress, and as of March 2016, the world's second youngest billionaire as reported by Forbes.
  • Katharine Rayner
    Katharine Ann Rayner is an American billionaire heiress.
  • Kelly Zong
    Kelly Fuli Zong is a Chinese businesswoman. She is the only daughter of Wahaha Company Founder Zong Qinghou.
  • Laurene Powell Jobs Laurene Powell Jobs
    Laurene Powell Jobs is an American businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, which advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, social justice and environmental conservation.
  • Lee Yoon-hyung Lee Yoon-hyung
    Lee Yoon-hyung was a South Korean millionaire and daughter of Samsung Group chief Lee Kun-hee. She committed suicide by hanging herself in her Astor Place apartment in the East Village, Manhattan on November 18, 2005.
  • Leona Helmsley Leona Helmsley
    Leona Mindy Roberts Helmsley was an American businesswoman. She was known for her flamboyant personality and had a reputation for tyrannical behavior that earned her the sobriquet Queen of Mean.
  • Leonore Annenberg Leonore Annenberg
    Leonore Cohn Annenberg, also known as Lee Annenberg, was an American businesswoman, government official, and philanthropist, noted for serving as Chief of Protocol of the United States from 1981 to 1982.
  • Liliane Bettencourt Liliane Bettencourt
    Liliane Henriette Charlotte Bettencourt was a French heiress, socialite and businesswoman. She was one of the principal shareholders of L'Oréal.
  • Lily Safra
    Lily Safra is a Brazilian philanthropist and socialite who attained considerable wealth through her four marriages. By March 2013, her net worth was estimated at $1.2 billion according to Forbes,. Safra has a significant art collection and owns the historic Villa Leopolda on the French Riviera.
  • Linda Pritzker
    Linda Pritzker is an American lama in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, author, and co-founder of the Namchak Foundation and Namchak Retreat Ranch in Missoula, Montana. She is a member of the Pritzker family, known for the Hyatt Hotel fortune, and is also known by the name Lama Tsomo.
  • Liu Xiaomeng
    Liu Xiaomeng is a Chinese billionaire from Nanjing, who helped create Suning Appliance in 1990.
  • Liz Mohn
    Elisabeth Mohn is the widow of Reinhard Mohn, the owner of the media conglomerate Bertelsmann. She serves on the supervisory board of Bertelsmann and on the board of the Bertelsmann Stiftung.
  • Loretta Anne Rogers
    Loretta Anne Rogers is a Canadian billionaire philanthropist and the widow and heiress of Ted Rogers, who was the founder and former head of Rogers Communications.
  • Louise Lindh
    Louise Lindh is a Swedish billionaire businesswoman. She owns 14% of L E Lundbergforetagen, the family's holding company, which owns property, pulp and paper companies, and was founded by her grandfather Lars Lunberg.
  • Lynda Resnick Lynda Resnick
    Lynda Rae Resnick is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman. Resnick is married to Stewart Resnick, who is also her business partner.
  • Lynsi Snyder
    Lynsi Lavelle Snyder-Ellingson is an American businesswoman, the owner and heiress of the In-N-Out Burger company. She is the only child of Lynda and H. Guy Snyder and the only grandchild of Harry and Esther Snyder, who founded In-N-Out in 1948.
  • Madeleine Schickedanz
    Madeleine Schickedanz is a German heiress and former philanthropist. She is the daughter of Gustav and Grete Schickedanz, the founders of catalog retailer Quelle Versand, which was merged with Karstadt to form Arcandor, a company listed in Germany's Mid Cap DAX stock index until its 2009 bankruptcy.
  • Maggie Hardy Magerko
    Maggie Hardy Magerko is an American billionaire businesswoman, and the owner of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, both founded by her father Joseph A. Hardy III.
  • Margaretta Taylor
    Margaretta Taylor is an American billionaire heiress.
  • Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
    Margarita Louis-Dreyfus is a Russian-born Swiss billionaire businesswoman, chairman of Louis Dreyfus.
  • Marguerite Harbert
    Marguerite Jones Harbert was an American philanthropist and billionaire from Alabama.
  • María Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat
    María Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat was an Argentine executive and philanthropist.
  • María Asunción Aramburuzabala
    María Asunción Aramburuzabala Larregui is a Mexican businesswoman. She is chairperson of Tresalia Capital and has a net worth of over US$5 billion.
  • Maria del Pino y Calvo-Sotelo
    Maria del Pino y Calvo-Sotelo is a Spanish billionaire, and the eldest child of the late billionaire Rafael del Pino y Moreno, who founded Ferrovial.
  • Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler
    Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler is one of the owners of Schaeffler Group, one of the world's largest producers of rolling bearings. The other owner is her son Georg F. W. Schaeffler.
  • Maria Franca Fissolo
    Maria Franca Fissolo is an Italian billionaire, the widow of Michele Ferrero, and the owner of Ferrero SpA, Europe's second largest confectionery company.
  • Maria Helena Moraes Scripilliti
    Maria Helena Moraes Scripilliti is a Brazilian businesswoman, co-owner of the privately held Votorantim Group.
  • Marian Ilitch
    Marian Bayoff Ilitch is an American businesswoman, who is the co-founder of Little Caesars Pizza with her late husband, Mike Ilitch.
  • Marianne Cargill Liebmann
    Marianne Cargill Liebmann is an American heir.
  • Marie Besnier Beauvalot
    Marie Besnier Beauvalot is a French billionaire heiress. She is a major shareholder of Lactalis.
  • Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette
    Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette is a French businesswoman. She serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Sonepar.
  • Martha Rivers Ingram Martha Rivers Ingram
    Martha Robinson Rivers Ingram is an American business executive and philanthropist. She serves as the chairman of Ingram Industries. In 1995, Martha Ingram succeeded her late husband as chairman and chief executive officer of Ingram Industries, one of America's largest privately held companies.
  • Mary Anselmo
    Mary Anselmo is the philanthropist widow of Rene Anselmo, the founder of PanAmSat, the first privately held satellite communications company in the United States. A resident of Greenwich, Connecticut, she was 79 years old as of March 2008.
  • Massimiliana Landini Aleotti
    Massimiliana Landini Aleotti is an Italian billionaire heiress, the owner, with her two children, of the pharmaceutical company Menarini, and one of the world's ten richest women.
  • Meg Whitman Meg Whitman
    Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman is an American business executive and political activist and donor. Whitman is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
  • Milane Frantz
    Milane Frantz, is a billionaire heir to the Duncan family fortune through the Enterprise Products, which remains under family control.
  • Miuccia Prada Miuccia Prada
    Miuccia Prada is an Italian billionaire fashion designer and businesswoman. She is the head designer of Prada and the founder of its subsidiary Miu Miu.
  • Nichola Pease
    Nichola Pease is a British fund manager.
  • Nina Wang
    Nina Wang was Asia's richest woman, with an estimated net worth of US$4.2 billion at the time of her death. She was the widow of Hong Kong chemical magnate Teddy Wang, who was kidnapped and disappeared in 1990.
  • Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
  • Pansy Ho
    Pansy Catalina Ho Chiu-king ONM is a businesswoman and billionaire from Macau.
  • Patricia Matte
    Patricia Matte Larraín is a Chilean sociologist and billionaire, a major shareholder in the Chilean forestry and paper company CMPC, founded by her father.
  • Pat Stryker
    Patricia A. Stryker is a businessperson, philanthropist, and political activist.
  • Pauline MacMillan Keinath
    Pauline MacMillan Keinath is an American billionaire heiress.
  • Pearl Lam
    Pearl Lam(Chinese:林明珠)is a Hong Kong-born international gallerist. She is the owner of Pearl Lam Galleries.
  • Peng Lei
    Peng Lei is a Chinese business executive and one of the founders of the Chinese e-commerce business group Alibaba Group. Peng is one of 21 self-made women billionaires in China.
  • Penny Pritzker Penny Pritzker
    Penny Sue Pritzker is an American billionaire businesswoman, entrepreneur, and civic leader. President Barack Obama nominated Pritzker as United States Secretary of Commerce. After being confirmed by a Senate vote of 97-1, she became the 38th person to hold that position.
  • Perenna Kei
    Perenna Kei, is a Chinese businesswoman and billionaire. In 2014, Forbes named her the youngest billionaire in the world at age 24, with a net worth of US$1.3 billion. She previously used the name Ji Peili.
  • Randa Williams
    Randa Williams, is an American billionaire heir to the Duncan family fortune.
  • Rosa Anna Garavoglia
    Rosa Anna Garavoglia was an Italian billionaire, the owner of 51% of Gruppo Campari.
  • Rosa Anna Magno Garavoglia
    Rosa Anna Magno Garavoglia is an Italian billionaire, the owner of 51% of Gruppo Campari.
  • Rosalía Mera Rosalía Mera
    Rosalía Mera Goyenechea was a Spanish businesswoman and entrepreneur. At the time of her death, she was the richest woman in Spain and the world's richest self-made woman. In 1975, she co-founded the Zara retail chain with her then-husband Amancio Ortega Gaona.
  • Sandra Ortega Mera
    Sandra Ortega Mera is a Spanish billionaire heiress.
  • Sara Blakely
    Sara Blakely is an American billionaire businesswoman, and founder of Spanx, an American intimate apparel company with pants and leggings, founded in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2012, Blakely was named in Time magazine's "Time 100" annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
  • Savitri Jindal
    Savitri Devi Jindal is the Chairperson Emiretus, Jindal Steel & Power Limited. She was born to a family in Tinsukia, Assam in 1950.
  • Semahat Sevim Arsel
    Semahat Sevim Arsel is a Turkish billionaire businesswoman. She is a director of Koç Holding, and the eldest child of its founder, Vehbi Koç.
  • Shari Arison Shari Arison
    Shari Arison is an American-born Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, and Israel's wealthiest woman.
  • Shaw-Lan Wang
    Shaw-Lan Wang is a Taiwanese businesswoman who serves as the publisher of the United Daily News and the publishing-ceased Min Sheng Bao in Taiwan. She studied at Shih Hsin University, graduating in 1964.
  • Sheila Johnson
    Sheila Crump Johnson is an American businesswoman, co-founder of BET, CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman to attain a net worth of at least one billion dollars.
  • Sheryl Sandberg
    Sheryl Kara Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author. She is the chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org. In June 2012, she was elected to the board of directors by the existing board members, becoming the first woman to serve on Facebook's board.
  • Slavica Ecclestone
    Slavica Ecclestone is the ex-wife of former Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone and a former model.
  • Suna Kirac
    The Koç family is a Turkish family of business people founded by Vehbi Koç, one of the wealthiest self-made people in Turkey. His grandsons, the third generation of the Koç family, today run Turkey's largest group of companies, Koç Holding, the only Turkish company on the Fortune Global 500 list.
  • Susanne Klatten
    Susanne Klatten is a German heiress, the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt. As of August 2015, her net worth is US$19.6 billion, and she is the richest woman in Germany and the 38th richest person in the world.
  • Tamara Gustavson
    Tamara Hughes Gustavson is an American billionaire.
  • Thai Lee
    Thai Lee is a Thai-born Korean American billionaire businesswoman, the co-owner, CEO and president of SHI International, reported by Forbes to be the largest woman-owned business in the US.
  • Tory Burch Tory Burch
    Tory Burch is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist, who has won several fashion awards for her designs. She is the Chairman, CEO, and Designer of Tory Burch LLC. In 2015, she was listed as the 73rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.
  • Wilma Tisch
    Wilma "Billie" Tisch is an American socialite and heiress. She is a graduate of the Skidmore College and billionaire heir to the Tisch family fortune.
  • Winnie Johnson-Marquart
    Winnie Johnson-Marquart is President of the Johnson Family Foundation. She is tied with her 3 siblings and mother at #156 on the Forbes 400 list of Richest Americans.
  • Wu Yajun Wu Yajun
    Wu Yajun is a Chinese businesswoman, co-founder, former CEO and current chairwoman of Longfor Properties. She is the third richest woman in China, and the 22nd richest overall, according to the Hurun Report China Rich List 2013.
  • Yang Huiyan
    Yang Huiyan is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings. She is the richest woman in Asia.
  • Yelena Baturina
    Yelena Nikolayevna Baturina is an international entrepreneur and philanthropist of Russian origin, currently based in London, UK. She used to own a major investment and construction company Inteco.
  • Yoshiko Shinohara
    Yoshiko Shinohara is a Japanese entrepreneur, the founder of Temp Holdings, and Japan's first self-made female billionaire.
  • Yvonne Bauer
    Yvonne Bauer is a German billionaire businesswoman, the fifth generation to head up Bauer Media Group.
  • Zhang Xin (businesswoman) Zhang Xin (businesswoman)
    Zhang Xin is a Chinese business magnate. She is co-founder and CEO of SOHO China, the largest prime office commercial real estate developer in Beijing and Shanghai. SOHO China has developed over 54 million square feet in projects in Beijing and Shanghai.
  • Zhang Yin (entrepreneur)
    Zhang Yin, also known as Cheung Yan according to the Cantonese pronunciation of her name, is a Chinese entrepreneur and one of the richest persons in greater China.
  • Zhou Qunfei
    Zhou Qunfei is a Chinese entrepreneur who founded the major touchscreen maker Lens Technology. After the public listing of her company on the Shenzhen ChiNext market in March 2015, her net worth temporarily reached US$10 billion, making her the richest woman in China.

"Female Billionaires" in the news

People discussing "Female Billionaires"

Female Billionaires videos

"Female Billionaires" images