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Business, Heirs

The World’s Wealthiest Women

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Posted: April 13, 2015 at 10:52 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

No. 1

Christy Walton

Christy Walton

Age: 57
Net worth: $41.7 billion

The richest woman in the world. She inherited a stake in retailer Wal-Mart in 2005. The majority of her money comes from her shares in Wal-Mart and her investment in First Solar.


No. 2

Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

Age: 92
Net worth: $40.1 billion

A French heiress, socialite, businesswoman and philanthropist. Liliane is one of the principal shareholders of L’Oréal, and while she is no longer actively involved in running the company, she is referred to as L’Oreal’s grand dame.


No.3

Alice Walton

Alice Walton

Age: 65
Net worth: $39.4 bilion

American heiress to the Wal-Mart fortune. Alice is currently involved in raising funds for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and holds the reputation of being the biggest philanthropist in the Walton family.