The 15 Wealthiest Women In The World: Can You Guess Who Made The Cut?

Women have fought long and hard enough for their place in society. So, women making it to the world’s richest list is worth highlighting and celebrating.

Here are the wealthiest women in the world.

1. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

L’Oreal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers has been on top of the list for three years in a row. The French billionaire has an estimated net worth of $80.5 billion.

2. Julia Koch

Second on the list is Julia Koch who is the widow of philanthropist David Koch. Owning a 42% stake in Koch Industries, she has a net worth of $59 billion.

3. Alice Walton

Alice Walton is the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton. Her net worth is estimated to be $56.7 billion.

4. Jacqueline Mars

Jacqueline Mars is fourth richest at $38.3B, owning 1/3 of Mars Inc., known for M&Ms, Snickers, and Pedigree. Ex-president from '82 to '01.

5. Miriam Adelson

After her husband, Sheldon Adelson, died in 2021, Miriam Adelson inherited the stake at Las Vegas Sands, giving her a net worth of $35 billion.