Richest Women in the World

Richest Women in the World

1 . Randa Duncan Williams

This American billionaire is the eldest of four children of the late pipeline entrepreneur Dan Duncan, who founded Enterprise Products Partners, an energy pipeline company. She was elected in February as non executive chairman of the board of the company. All her siblings are billionaires.

2 . Chan Laiwa

One of the richest self made women in the world and one of largest commercial real estate owners in China. She is the chairwoman of Fu Wah International Group of Beijing, whose properties include the Regent Beijing, Jinbao Tower, the ChangAn Club and the Beijing Hong Kong Jockey Club.

3 . Milane Frantz

This American billionaire is one of the four siblings who inherited late Dan Duncans massive oil fortune. Her siblings are also billionaires. Her sister Randa Duncan Williams is the non executive chairman of the board, and the only sibling taking an active interest in running the company.

4 . Dannine Avara

This American billionaire is one of four siblings who inherited the late Dan Duncans oil fortune. All her siblings are billionaires. Her father was the richest man in Houston. He died in 2010 when he was 77 years old.

5 . Sandra Ortega Mera

The daughter of late Sandra Ortega Mera and the worlds fourth richest person, Amancio Ortega, founder of clothing giant Inditex. She inherited her fortune from her mother Rosalia Mera, who died in August 2013. She holds 89% of Rosp Corunna, the holding company Mera used to invest her wealth.

6 . Maria Elisabeth Schaeffler

Scharffler owns Schaeffler AG, one of the worlds largest producers of ball bearings and machine components. Maria Elisabeth took over the company in 1996 following the death of her husband Georg Schaeffler.

7 . Eva Gonda de Rivera

The widow of Eugenio Garza Laguera, who was the former chairman of FEMSA, Latin Americas biggest independent Coca Cola bottler and distributor. Eugenio, who passed away in 2008, left his large stake to his wife Eva and four daughters.

8 . Margarita Louis Dreyfus

This Swiss billionaire is the chairperson of the French commodities giant Louis Dreyfus. She took over the company when her husband Robert passed away in 2009 due to leukemia. Dreyfus and its competitors ADM, Bunge and Cargill are known as the ABCD group of companies. They control global flows of food commodities.

9 . Blair Parry Okeden

Granddaughter of James M. Cox, the founder of Cox Enterprises. Blair Parry Okedens brother, Jim Kennedy, is chairman and her aunt, Anne Cox Chambers, is the largest shareholder and sits on the board.

10 . Carrie Perrodo

Originally from Singapore, Ka Yee (Carrie) Wong is the widow of French entrepreneur Hubert Perrodo who passed away in 2006 while hiking in the Alps. Perrodos fortune is expected to be passed down entirely to Carrie and their three children.Sharing the entrepreneurial bug, Carrie had her own modeling agency, Carries Models.

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