5 Richest self-made women who run the world

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey can afford to give all Kenyans (40 million) Sh7000 and still remain with change.


Beyonce, has not only been ruling the airwaves but also laughing all the way to the bank while at it.

Her fortune is valued at a whopping $350million, making her No. 46 richest self-made woman in the word according to the Forbes list.

Actually she has been on the list for three years in a row since the list was compiled.

The list is comprised of the 60 wealthiest women in the country who started out with next to nothing and rose to build fortunes whose combined net worth totals $61.5billion.

#1. Marian Ilitch

The most powerful and wealthiest woman in the US is Marian Ilitch, who co-founded the Little Caesars pizza chain with her late husband, Mike Ilitch.

Marian Ilitch, climbed to the top with her net worth of $5.1billion and displaced business woman Diane Hendricks.

#2. Diane Hendricks

The second richest woman is Diane Hendricks, co-founder and chairwoman of ABC Supply, one of the biggest wholesale distributors of roofing, siding, and windows.

Her net worth is estimated at $4.9billion.

#3. Oprah Winfrey

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is the third richest woman with an estimated net worth valued at $2.9billion.

She ties the third place with Judy Love – who co-founded the Love’s gas station chain.

Oprah Winfrey with her $2.9billion worth can afford to give all Kenyans (40 million) Sh7000 and still remain with change.

#5.Doris Fisher

The fifth richest woman is Doris Fisher, who co-founded the Gap clothing brand in San Francisco with her late husband, Don, in 1969.

She is estimated to be worth $2.6billion.

Here are 25 richest self-made women who run the world.


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