How 25 of the world's wealthiest women got so rich

How 25 of the world's wealthiest women got so rich

Women control one-third of the world's private wealth but accounted for just 12.5% of the planet's 3,194 billionaires in 2022, according to the most recent data from Statista. Clearly, there's more work to do when it comes to tackling income equality at all levels of society.

Of those with a net worth of 10 figures or more, many are heiresses who have received their fortunes via parents or late partners, while others are entirely self-made, building fortunes via their businesses and brands.

Read on to meet the richest women in 25 countries around the world ranked them from least to most wealthy, based on real-time estimates from Forbes and other reputable sources.

All dollar amounts in US dollars and historic currency conversions correct for the time.

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