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Richest Woman In The United States of America: Top 20 Female Billionaires 2014

Elizabeth Holmes

Christy Walton unsurprisingly emerged as this year’s richest woman in the United States of America, with an estimated net worth of $38 billion, up from $35.4 billion a year ago.

Interestingly, America’s richest woman on the list, Christy Walton, is also the wealthiest woman on Earth, she married into what is now the richest family in the world (worth more than $150 billion) and inherited her husband’s fortune when he died in a plane crash.

Her sister-in-law, Alice Walton was runner-up — the second richest American woman — with an accumulated fortune of $34.9 billion.

The top 10 wealthiest women on the Forbes business magazine list are worth a combined $169.9 billion, up roughly  8.5 percent from a year ago.

The world’s youngest self-made female billionaire?

Stanford University dropout Elizabeth Holmes, 30, with an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion.  She founded blood testing company Theranos with her tuition money, which has an estimated value of $9 billion.

Richest Woman In The United States of America: Top 20 Female Billionaires 2014?

1. Christy Walton – $38 billion

2. Alice Walton – $34.9 billion

3. Jacqueline Mars – $22 billion

4. Laurene Powell Jobs – $16.6 billion

5. Anne Cox Chambers – $16.1 billion

6. Abigail Johnson – $13.3 billion

7. Blair Parry-Okeden – $8 billion

8. Dannine Avara – $7 billion

9. Milane Frantz – $7 billion

10. Randa Williams – $7 billion

11. Ann Walton Kroenke – $5 billion

12. Elizabeth Holmes –
$4.5 billion

13. Nancy Walton Laurie – $4.2 billion

14. Karen Pritzker – $4.1 billion

15. Martha Ingram – $3.9 billion

16. Pauline MacMillan Keinath – $3.8 billion

17. Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer – $3.8 billion

18. Lynn Schusterman – $3.8 billion

19. Tamara Gustavson – $3.6 billion

20. Dagmar Dolby – $3.5 billion

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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