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When we speak of the top top 10 richest people, emphasis are always on the males and leave the richest women around the globe to the side. In this piece we highlight those who are among the Forbes top 10 wealthiest women around the globe in 2022.
A lot of these women are the heirs to the fortunes of their parents and have taken over father’s businesses. Others have created their own companies from scratch.
1. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers & family ($82.5 Billion)
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers has been dubbed the most wealthy woman in the world , with an estimated total net worth at $82.5 billion. Her wealth was inherited from her mother who died, Liliane Bettencourt, whose father was the founder of beauty giant L’Oreal. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers was born 10th July 1953 in Neuilly, France.
As an orthodox Catholic She has written numerous documents on the Jewish-Christian relationship and Bible Commentaries. She is now the CEO of L’Oreal, the company that holds it as its chairperson and her family holds 33 percent of L’Oreal. In 2022, however, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers’ net worth is believed to be $69.6 billion.
Bettencourt Meyers caused a flurry of controversy in 2008 when she filed a lawsuit against Francois-Marie Banier for claiming he stole cash from her mum. In 2010, however, she announced that they had settled she made it clear that they had agreed to settle out of the court.
2. Alice Walton($66 Billion)
The second who is listed among Forbes’s top 10 richest women around 2022 in the globe includes Alice Walton. Her birth date was 7 October , 1949. She was born in Newport, Arkansas, and was raised by her three brothers.
Alice Walton is the daughter of Sam Walton, the founder of one of the most successful
retailers around the world, Walmart. Alice is the heir to Walmart. She is the heir to Walmart fortune. She also started the Llama Company in 1988, however, it has since shut down.
While she lost her position as the world’s wealthiest women by Francoise Bettencourt Meyers. However, she nonetheless, she made $7.4 billion in the last year due to Walmart stock rising by more than 5% from mid-March 2020.
Formerly named MacKenzie Bezos and later MacKenzie Scott was born on 7 April, 1970. She was born at San Francisco, California, U.S. She is an American writer and philanthropist.
She’s the third woman on the Forbes the top 10 richest women around the globe in 2022.
MacKenzie is the spouse of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. After a blissful, long-lasting marriage lasting for twenty-five years of marriage, the couple split from him . MacKenzie was awarded the right to own a 4% stake of Amazon valued at approximately 35 billion dollars at that time.
In addition, MacKenzie in her philanthropist spirit, in May of 2019 made a promise of giving the bulk of her money to a charitable donation. In addition, in July 2020, she gave $1.7 Billion in donations to 116 charitable organisations.
She’s third among the Forbes the top 10 most wealthy women around the globe in 2022, with an estimated net worth of $53 billion.
4. Julia Koch & family($46.4 Billion)
Another giant in the Forbes the top 10 richest women in the world by 2022 will be Julia Koch. Her birth date was May 12, 1962 and is also called Julia Flesher Koch.
His husband had been the seventh-richest person in America prior to his death in the year. But, following his demise, she received a 42% of the company of her husband which makes her the world’s wealthiest woman in 2020. She has an estimated net worth of $53 billion.
Koch is currently sitting on the richest of net worths of $62 billion.
5. Yang Huiyan($33.0 Billion)
Huiyan was the child of Chinese businessman Yang Guoqiang, who is the creator of the Country Garden Group. Yang Huiyan was born in 1981 in Shunde, Guangdong, China.
Hold 55% of the shares in the company of his father and is the 24th richest person in China and the wealthiest woman living in Asia as well as being the most successful billionaire of the era in Asia.
She’s the 5th woman among the Forbes the top 10 most wealthy women in the world by 2022.
Yang Huiyan graduated from Ohio State University and has an undergraduate degree in Science and Art. She got married to her husband Chen Chong in 2006; according to sources Chen Chong and Yang Huiyan do not have children, or are planning to have children.
6. Jacqueline Mars($44.5 Billion)
This is yet another significant person on Forbes’s list of the top 10 most wealthy women in the world by 2022. Her name is Jacqueline Mars. Her birth date was the 10th of October, 1939 and in the year 1961, she completed her studies at Bryn Mawr College and holds an anthropology degree.
While her parents started the business, Mars as well as her brother and sister are shareholders in the company currently. Although her parents owned the company , she was employed by it for a time as Food Product Group President and became out of the company in 2001. In 1961, she got married David H.
Badger and had three children with him. They had three children together. However, in 1984 , she divorced him and in 1986, she was married to Harold Hank Vogel but she divorced him 8 years later.
7. Susanne Klatten($29.5 Billion)
Klatten was born the 28th of April 1962 at Bad Homburg, Germany. She is currently ranked seventh in the rankings of Forbes the top 10 most wealthy women in the world for 2022.
She has stakes, but she acquired some of them, in BMW, SGL, and Altana in addition to other businesses. A seasoned investor who holds the M.B.A., Klatten helped turn the business of her father’s Altana AG, which she is the sole owner of, into a top-of-the-line speciality chemicals business.
Unfortunately, her mother passed away in 2015 and she left the shares of BMW and her father owned 12.50 percent of shares. therefore, she has an amount of 19.2 percent of shares in BMW. When she was a teenager, she was married Jan Klatten, with whom she had three children. The couple split in the year 2018 when they split.
8. Fan Hongwei($15.7 Billion)
She was born in February 1967. The self-made person and holds the rank of 8th to be listed on Forbes the top 10 most wealthy women of the world in 2022.
Fan Hongwei is the wife of Chen Jianhua, who is the chairman of the Hengli Holding Company who is also billionaire. Both reside within Wujiang, China.
The woman was also recognized as the 29th among China’s richest people and 266th billionaire worldwide. Her daughter also follows in her footsteps, and hopes to be as her mother.
9. Iris Fontbona($20.7 Billion)
Fotbana is the wealthiest individual in Chile and the fifth-highest wealthiest on the continent of Latin America as well and the 91st richest human being in the entire world. However, she is on in the ranks of Forbes most successful women around the globe in 2022 after their net worth decreased by two years ago.
Iris Fontbona and her children manage Chilean mining corporation Antofagasta that racked up $5.1 billionin sales in 2020. Fontbana also owns a major share in Quinenco which is a publicly traded Chilean conglomerate that operates in the fields of beer, banking and manufacturing.
Her name is also known for her charitable activities.
10. Laurene Powell Jobs( $20.2 Billion)
The person who is last listed on Forbes 10 richest women of the world in 2022 will be Laurene Powell Jobs. Her birth date was June 6, 1963, at West Milford, New Jersey, U.S.
Laurene Powell is an American executive, businesswoman and creator of Emerson Collective, which advocates for education policies, Social Justice, immigration reform and much more.
Additionally is that she was the spouse to Steve Jobs, who was the co-founder, CEO, as well as chairman at Apple until his death in the year 2011. Steve died and left shareholdings of The Walt Disney Company and Apple Inc to his wife that were valued at $11.1 Billion , and $38.5 Million, respectively.
In 2016 Powell donated $2 million towards Hillary Clinton for the presidential election, and then assisted in raising $4 million for her campaign.