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Ranked: Here Are The Richest Self-made Women In The United States, 2020

With a net worth of roughly $7 billion, Diane Hendricks is the wealthiest self-made woman in the United States, followed by Judy Faulkner ($5.5 billion), Meg Whitman ($5.1 billion); and Marian Ilitch ($4 billion). Diane Hendricks made her fortune by founding wholesale roofing distributor ABC Supply in 1982 with her husband Ken Hendricks.

Johnelle Hunt is the fifth-richest self-made women in the United States, with $3.4 billion. Thai Lee ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $3.1 billion, edging out Judy Love ($2.9 billion; No. 7), Lynda Resnick ($2.8 billion; No. 8), Oprah Winfrey ($2.5 billion; No. 9), and Doris Fisher ($2.4 billion; No. 10).

RankNameNet worth (USD)
1Diane Hendricks$7 billion
2Judy Faulkner$5.5 billion
3Meg Whitman$5.1 billion
4Marian Ilitch$4 billion
5Johnelle Hunt$3.4 billion
6Thai Lee$3.1 billion
7Judy Love$2.9 billion
8Lynda Resnick$2.8 billion
9Oprah Winfrey$2.5 billion
10Doris Fisher$2.4 billion
11Alice Schwartz$2.2 billion
12Sheryl Sandberg$1.8 billion
12Elaine Wynn$1.8 billion
14Gail Miller$1.7 billion
14Peggy Cherng$1.7 billion
16Jin Sook Chang$1.5 billion
17Kathy Fields$1.4 billion
17Katie Rodan$1.4 billion
19Eren Ozmen$1.2 billion
20Jayshree Ullal$1.2 billion
20Anastasia Soare$1.2 billion
22Safra Catz$1.1 billion
23Sara Blakely$1 billion
23Neerja Sethi$1 billion
25Weili Dai$0.96 billion
26Christel DeHaan$0.95 billion
27Kylie Jenner$0.90 billion
28Kit Crawford$0.89 billion
29Tory Burch$0.85 billion
30Young Sohn$0.84 billion
31Sheila Johnson$0.82 billion
32Nancy Zimmerman$0.74 billion
33Anne Wojcicki$0.69 billion
34Anne Dinning$0.68 billion
35Marissa Mayer$0.62 billion
36Huda Kattan$0.61 billion
37Rihanna$0.60 billion
38Theresia Gouw$0.58 billion
39Madonna$0.57 billion
40Kendra Scott$0.55 billion
41Mary West$0.53 billion
42Carolyn Rafaelian$0.52 billion
43Victoria Zoellner$0.50 billion
44Susan Wojcicki$0.49 billion
45Vera Wang$0.46 billion
46Celine Dion$0.45 billion
47Jamie Kern Lima$0.44 billion
47Judy Sheindlin$0.44 billion
49Donna Karan$0.43 billion
49Adi Tatarko$0.43 billion
51Beyonce Knowles$0.40 billion
51Barbra Streisand$0.40 billion
53Janice Bryant Howroyd$0.39 billion
53Nora Roberts$0.39 billion
55Katrina Lake$0.38 billion
56Danielle Steel$0.37 billion
56Kathleen Hildreth$0.37 billion
56Kim Kardashian$0.37 billion
56Therese Tucker$0.37 billion
60Neha Narkhede$0.36 billion
60Taylor Swift$0.36 billion
62Liz Elting$0.35 billion
63Ellen DeGeneres$0.33 billion
63Belinda Johnson$0.33 billion
65Martine Rothblatt$0.32 billion
66Sonia Gardner$0.31 billion
66Jessica Iclisoy$0.31 billion
66Pleasant Rowland$0.31 billion
69Ashley Chen$0.30 billion
69Patricia Miller$0.30 billion
69Lynda Weinman$0.30 billion
72Whitney Wolfe Herd$0.29 billion
73Susan Wagner$0.28 billion
74Karissa Bodnar$0.27 billion
74Toni Ko$0.27 billion
76Marcia Page$0.25 billion
77Suzy Batiz$0.24 billion
77Reese Witherspoon$0.24 billion
79Angela Ahrendts$0.23 billion
80Serena Williams$0.22 billion

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Sophie Ireland

Sophie Ireland

Contributors Editor
Sophie Ireland is the Contributors Editor at for CEOWORLD magazine, where she covers hiring trends, money, the future of work, and lists and rankings, and all things related to professional success for readers. She has ten years of experience in research, spanning market research, data analytics, macroeconomics, and financial services. She can be reached on email sophie-ireland@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.