Ever wondered who the wealthiest woman in the world is? We often read about Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and others in the billionaire boys club. But what about the other half of humanity that keeps the world going? Let's find out about the richest women in the world.
Laurena Powell Jobs took out the 15th spot from Zhong Huijuan on this year's list. She has billions of dollars worth of Disney and Apple stocks she inherited after her husband, Steve Jobs, passed away.
Renata Kellnerova is the widow of Petr Kellner, who was the richest person in the Czech Republic. He passed away last year in a helicopter crash, leaving her to control the PFF Group. It's a group that invests mainly in financial services, real estate, and media.
Next up on our list is a Chinese businesswoman who chairs a chemical fiber company, Hengli Petrochemical. Hongwei's husband, Chen Jianhua, is the company's chairman and also a billionaire.
Savitri Jandal is currently one of India's wealthiest people. With a net worth of $17.7 billion, which nearly doubled compared to last year, she is well on her way to becoming the richest person in India.