He who was born on a dime will never become a quarter. But this does not apply to everyone. While some young billionaires owe their fortune to an inheritance, others made it on their own. Here are the 100 richest self-made women in America Forbes.
The 100 richest self-made women in America have a net worth of $124 billion. Sharp increase compared to last year: This wealth has increased by 12 percent. They are by no means among the wealthiest ladies on earth. But it is easy for them to talk because they are all heirs.
America’s richest self-made women
From entrepreneurs to artists and CEOs, they are all represented among America’s richest self-made women. There is at least one common denominator: They can thank themselves for the financial success they have achieved.
1. Diane Hendrix – $15 billion
At 76 years old, the businesswoman and film producer dominates the list. This woman from Wisconsin — born as a farmer’s daughter — thanks to her successful career Forbes With an estimated net worth of $15 billion. Hendricks is the founder of ABC Supply, a large supplier of roofing, windows, and gutters. And this company does not hurt her.
2. Judy Love – $10.2 billion
Depending on age, this American from Oklahoma also ranks high on the list of self-made women. Love now has 85 springs on the table. With her husband, Judy Love is the founder of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. With more than 600 truck stops and supermarkets in 42 US states and more than 38,000 employees, the company will generate $25.5 billion in revenue by 2022, according to Forbes.
3. Jodi Faulkner – $7.4 billion
Number 3 in the list of the top 5 billionaires is also located in the US state of Wisconsin. Jodie Faulkner is now 79 years old, but she is definitely not retired yet. This founder and CEO of the software company Epic Systems, which focuses on the healthcare sector. The most important branch of sports? Store electronic patient records.
4. Linda Resnick – $5.3 billion
Linda Resnick, 80, of California, according to Forbes Representing assets of more than $5 billion. She made that fortune with her company, The Wonderful Company: one of the largest agricultural companies in America. From almonds to oranges: Resnick and her husband grow it.
5. Tae Lee – $4.8 billion
At 64 years old, Tai Lee is the youngest of the 10 richest self-made billionaires in America. She amassed her net worth as the CEO and founder of IT giant SHI International. Lee was born in Bangkok, raised in South Korea, and then moved to America. Now she is based in Texas and heads this information technology company with revenues of more than $14 billion.
Rihanna and Kim Kardashian are also in the Forbes 100 list
Other well-known names that contribute significantly to the $124 billion total 100 richest Self-made American women collectively earn Kim Kardashian and Rihanna. Their assets are estimated at $1.2 billion and $1.4 billion, respectively.
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