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Ranked: Richest Women In The World, 2020 (Billionaires)

Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers

With a fortune of $73.8 billion, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world, up $14.8 billion from the previous year. The French heiress to the L’Oréal cosmetics fortune who, along with her family, owns 33% of the company. Alice Walton, an heir to part of the Walmart fortune, took the crown as the world’s second-richest woman this year with an estimated $64.9 billion in net wealth, up $11.9 billion from the previous year.

MacKenzie Scott — philanthropist, author, and ex-wife of Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos — is now the third wealthiest woman in the world, up $24.4 billion from the previous year. MacKenzie Scott’s net worth is now $61.5 billion, As of November 29, 2020. Who are the other women at the top of the global rich-list?

Richest Women In The World

RankName Net Worth
1Francoise Bettencourt Meyers $73.8 billion
2Alice Walton $64.9 billion
3MacKenzie Scott $61.5 billion
4Julia Flesher Koch $56.1 billion
5Jacqueline Mars $40.9 billion
6Laurene Powell Jobs $34.1 billion
7Yang Huiyan $28.2 billion
8Abby Johnson $23.5 billion
9Gina Rinehart $23.4 billion
10Susanne Klatten $22.5 billion
11Elaine Marshall $19.3 billion
12Zhong Huijuan $19.1 billion
13Wu Yajun $17.8 billion
14Iris Fontbona $17.5 billion
15Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken $15.9 billion
16Sara Mota de Larrea $14.7 billion
17Lu Zhongfang $14.5 billion
18Zhou Qunfei $14.4 billion
19Denise Coates $14.1 billion
20Kwong Siu-hing $12.7 billion
21Fan Hongwei $11.6 billion
22Christy Walton $10.4 billion
23Blair Parry-Okeden $9.41 billion
24Cheng Xue $8.29 billion
25Diane Hendricks $8.16 billion
26Zeng Fangqin $8.07 billion
27Kirsten Rausing $7.37 billion
28Nancy Walton Laurie $7.25 billion
29Savitri Jindal $6.65 billion
30Ann Walton Kroenke $6.4 billion
31Wang Laichun $4.94 billion

top 10 Richest Women In The World 2020

Sophie Ireland
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