When it comes to financial independence and a promising carrer, it means we have so much to learn from entrepreneurs. They are the face of this changing world and economy. Everyone has their own stories, some creates and some have the ability to make it going. Being the richest entrepreneur have never been so easy but is not impossible. They had the ability and potential to keep going and adding to their empire. They are self-made billionaire and millionaries.
Here, we will be looking at the Top 10 Richest Woman Entrepreneurs who have come across too many hurdles yet has become a successful entrepreneurs.
Top 10 Richest Woman Entrepreneurs
10. Indra Nooyi
Formerly associated with Pepsico is the Indian born American business woman. She is an alumini of IIM, Calcutta. She joined the company as Senior Vice President for her special knowledge in business strategy and development. Her managerial ability helped company to diversify its network and revenue. In 2006 she was promoted as the CEO of the company, being first of its kind. She stepped down as the CEO recently. Her net worth is 290 million dollar making her the tenth richest woman entrepreneurs.
Besides being a popular singer and a song writer, she is the founder of Parkwood Entertainment that produces movies, music and clothes. Later, with the launching of Ivy Park, a clothing brand, her venture network got bigger mostly with Adidas. ‘BeyGOOD’ was founded in 2014 for a better cause. She is universally known for her presence in music industry and her brands and is the iconic women. Her net worth is estimated at 440 billion dollar.
8. Sara Blakely
She started the the business carrer as a salesperson and later founded the clothing brand ‘Spanx’. She did a rigorous research for her brand and now is a millionaire better known for her brand. Her fortune got a huge call when her products was featured by Oprah Winfrey. Later, seeing her company’s growth she founded the ‘Sara Blakely Foundation’. She was one among other richest entrepreneurs to purchase major stake of the Atlanta Hawks. Her ‘out of the box’ idea about garments made her millionaire and now she owns a net worth of 750 million dollar.
7. Folorunso Alakija
She chairs the FAMFA Oil Limited, a Nigerian based oil company engaged in oil exploration. She is also the Vice Chairman of Dayspring Property Development Company Limited, involved in real estate. Besides, she is the Vice-Chairman of Digital Reality Print. She is the most influential and a well know public figure in Africa. She stands as an example to the Nigerian community by being the Chancellor of Public University, Africa. She owns a net worth of dollar 1 billion.
6. Cher Wang
She holds the legacy of Taiwans’ HTC, a well known company involved in manufacturing smartphones amd tablets. For her contribution and dedication in improving the overall growth of HTC she is known as the most powerful woman on terms of ‘Computer Technology’. Her journey stared when she collaborated with her partners and founded VIA Technologies. Besides, she is a philanthropist. Her net worth of dollar 1. 1 billion makes her the the sixth richest woman entrepreneurs and of the richest woman entrepreneur in Asia.
5. Sheryl Sandberg
As a post graduate in Business Administration, she had her first job at McKinsey and Company. She was formerly associated with Google as a General Manager and advertisement strategy expert. Later, in 2008 she joined Facebook as the Chief Operating Officer. Her managerial ability, especially in the advertisements helped the company boost its revenue. She is the person who worked with Mark Zuckerberg and discussed about the on-going ‘hate speech’ issues. Besides, she founded the ‘Lean In Foundation’ created for supporting womans. Her real time net worth is dollar 1.9 billion which makes him fifth richest women entrepreneurs.
4. Oprah Winfrey
She is an American Media Proprietor who owns a TV Production Company ‘Harpo’, a co-founder of ‘Oxygen Media’ and the creator and current CEO of Oprah Winfrey Network. Besides, she has been a good journalist, author and an actress. Her successful journey dates back when she was 17 years old and won the title of ‘Miss Black Beauty Tennessee Peagent’. She worked at WVOL, a radio station. Later she attended Tennessee State University to complete her degree in Communication. She is popularly know for her ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ which now makes her the World’s Fourth Richest Woman Entrepreneurs. She inherits a real time nrt worth of dollar 3.5 Billion.
3. Denise Coats
She is a British Business woman, a down to earth person, a trained accountant and a founder and a joint CEO of Bet365. She started the journey assisting her father at the tender age. The real story began when she launched her official website ‘Bet365.com’ in 2001. Recently, she contributed part of her wealth for Covid-19 relief programmes.She drew a dividend of Euro dollar 45 million as per the recent report and Forbes ranked her as the 52nd richest person in the genre ‘tech industry’. Her net worth stands at Dollar 6.2 billion.
2. Wang Laichun
She heads the Luxshare Precision Industry, involved in electronics, primarily cables and accessories for cell phones and also supplies their product to Apple Inc. She was recently bagged the top list as China’s richest and successful business woman among 99 others. Previously, she worked at Foxconn for nearly a decade and then started her own business with her brother Wang Laisheng. Her real time net worth of Dollar 8 billion makes her the second richest woman entrepreneurs.
1. Gina Rinehart
She is the Australian richest entrepreneur who owns the ‘Hancock Prospecting’, the legacy of her father. It was on 1973 she took the responsibility of being an aide to her father. The company she owns is Australia’s biggest and largest exporter of iron ore. Later, she diversified her businees by including the mining of copper, potash, gold and coal among others. She also took interest in the 10 billion dollar Roy Hill Project. Besides, she is the founder of Australians For Northern Development and Economic Vision. She inherits a net worth of 22.4 billion dollar topping the list of richest woman entrepreneurs.