Top 20 Richest Women In The World

5. Sussane Klatten

52 years old, Sussane Klatten, is no. 5 on this list. She is the richest woman in Germany and the daughter of Herbert Quandt. She inherited her father’s shares in BMW, which put her in the rank of the top twenty richest women in the world. She owns up to 50% of BMW alongside her brother, Stefan Quandt and her mother, Johanna Quandt.

She has a net worth of $18.4 billion.

6. Gina Rinehart

The sixth richest woman in the world is Gina Rinehart. Her company, “Hancock prospecting” is into mining and is taking oil and gas into its specialties. According to Forbes Asia, she is the wealthiest person in Australia. In 2012, she was the world’s richest woman. After which she dropped to the fourth position and now the sixth richest woman in the world.

The 60 years old, Australian mining heiress, is the daughter of Lang Hancock. She holds the largest shares in Fairfax Media and is worth $18.1 billion in assets.

7. Abigail Johnson

Abigail Johnson is the grand-daughter of the founder of Fidelity investments, Edward C. Johnson II and the daughter of Edward C. Johnson III. The 53 years old American Business woman is the president of Fidelity Financial Services.

She is worth $17.4 billion, making the 7th richest woman in the world. She is a member of the committee of Capital Markets Regulation. As well as the Board of Directors for the Securities Industries and Financial markets.

8. Anne Cox Chambers

94 years old, Anne Cox Chambers is the major owner of Cox Enterprises, a private media company that is into Newspapers, Cable television, radio and the likes. She is still the head of the board of directors of the company till date. The company was founded by her father, James M. Cox.

Anne Cox has a net worth of $16 billion and is ranked among the top twenty richest women in the world.

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