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The World’s Wealthiest Women Billionaires (July 27, 2022)

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

As of July 27, 2022, with a net worth of roughly $72.8 billion, L’Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world, followed by Alice Walton (No. 2, $58.0 billion), Julia Koch (No. 3, $55.6 billion); and Mackenzie Scott (No. 4, $34.0 billion).

Jacqueline Mars is the fifth-richest woman globally, with a whopping $32.1 billion. Gina Rinehart ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $28.7 billion, followed by Miriam Adelson with $28.3 billion. Susanne Klatten is placed 8th with a net worth of $23.0 billion. Abigail Johnson ($19.5 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 wealthiest women in the world list, followed by Iris Fontbona (No. 10, $16.8 billion). Here is the latest list of the world’s top 25 richest women.

  1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family: $72.8 billion
  2. Alice Walton: $58.0 billion
  3. Julia Koch &Family: $55.6 billion
  4. Mackenzie Scott: $34.0 billion
  5. Jacqueline Mars: $32.1 billion
  6. Gina Rinehart: $28.7 billion
  7. Miriam Adelson: $28.3 billion
  8. Susanne Klatten: $23.0 billion
  9. Abigail Johnson: $19.5billion
  10. Iris Fontbona & family: $16.8 billion
  11. Fan Hongwei & family: $16.2 billion
  12. Renata Kellnerova & family: $15.8 billion  
  13. Charlen de Carvalho-Heineken: $15.7 billion
  14. Laurene Powell Jobs & family: $15.6 billion
  15. Savitri Jindal & family: $14.0 billion
  16. Yang Huiyan & family: $13.1 billion
  17. Kwong siu-hing: $12.6 billion
  18. Wu Yajun: $12.3 billion
  19. Diane Hendricks: $11.8 billion
  20. Kirsten Rausing: $8.8 billion
  21. Blair Parry-Okeden: $8.7 billion
  22. Zhong Huijuan: $8.4 billion 
  23. Ann Walton Kroenke: $8.3 billion
  24. Victoria Mars: $8.0 billion
  25. Marijke Mars: $8.0 billion

Detailed findings & methodology: CEOWORLD magazine put together a panel of experts to review data points from virtually every reputable wealth tracking media outlet, including Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebrity Net Worth, Wealthy Gorilla, Forbes, and more. Based on a consensus from these sources, the final decision for ranking was judged editorially. All data is for the most recent period available. Some were not included in the official statistics for various reasons, primarily due to the lack of necessary data. Remember, these values and fluctuations are estimations based on various variables and publicly available documents. The margin of sampling error for the full data sample is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should remember that, as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse, and measurement error——that could affect the results. All figures are in US dollars.

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Alexandra Dimitropoulou

Alexandra Dimitropoulou

VP and News Editor
Alexandra Dimitropoulou is a VP and News Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, working to build and strengthen the brand’s popular, consumer-friendly content. In addition to running the company’s website, CEOWORLD magazine, which aims to help CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and other C-level executives get smarter about how they earn, save and spend their money, she also sits on the Board of Directors of the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.