Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

World ranking of billionaires by Forbes in 2016 included 190 women. Russia in the list now that the year is Elena Baturina - with $ 1, 1 billion in 1577 it took place in the ranking. Women make up just over 10% of the global rating Forbes (in which 1810 people). In the first hundred of the list consists of 8 women with a combined fortune of $ 174, 5 billion more information about participating rankings -. On.

Liliane Bettencourt, France

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: '93

Net Worth: $ 36, 1 billion

status Source: L'Oréal

Position in rating: №11

Liliane Bettencourt and her family own more than 30% stake in L'Oreal - perfume giant founded by her father in the distant 1907. Bettencourt legally remains the only legitimate heir to the L'Oréal empire after his father's death in 1957. But after a long legal feuds with his daughter Françoise Lillian was recognized as suffering from Alzheimer's disease and is showing signs of dementia. On this basis, the court appointed guardian of her grandson, 25-year-old Jean-Victor Meyer, and the right to manage the property Betancourt gave her daughter. Under pressure from families Lillian also left the company's board, where she was replaced by Jean-Victor Meyer.

In May 2015 the French court found the eight people, including a photographer and managers of L'Oreal, guilty of extorting money from Bettencourt. According to investigators, they used Betancourt disease for their own benefit.

Alice Walton, USA

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 66 years

Net Worth: $ 32, 3 billion

status Source: Wal-Mart

Position in rating: №16

Alice Walton - the daughter of the founder of Wal-Mart Sam Walton, who created the network in 1962. Unlike his brothers Robert and Jim, it is far from business and engaged in collecting, it helps artists. In 2011, Alison opened in Bentonville, Arkansas, Museum of American Art Crystal Bridges, brought together under one roof the work of artists such as Andy Warhol, Georgia O'Keeffe, Norman Rockwell and others. In 2014, the Museum Campus joins the house of the New Jersey, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Walton also gave "native" to the museum a lot of paintings from the personal collection. Wal-Mart heiress is known as one of the most generous sponsors of the Republican Party, but often finances and activities undertaken in preparation for the presidential campaign of her good old friend of Hillary Clinton.

Jacqueline Mars, USA

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 76 years

Net Worth: $ 23, 4 billion

status Source: Mars Inc.

Position in rating: №27

Jacqueline Mars - Mars is the representative of the third generation of the family, co-owner of the largest confectionery companies in the world (Mars sales volume of $ 33 billion). Along with two brothers, John and Forrest Jr., she inherited the business in 1999 after the death of his father - Forrest Mars Sr.. Jacqueline's grandfather Frank opened the first kitchen with chocolate production in 1911, but it has expanded its senior Forrest.

All Mars enters the board of directors, however, are not responsible for operational activities. Jacqueline is also a trustee of the American team in equestrian and a board member of the National Sports Library and Museum of Fine Arts.

Maria Frank Fissolo Monaco

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 98 years

Net Worth: $ 22, 1 billion

status Source: Ferrero

Position in rating: №30

Maria Frank inherited capital after the death of her husband Michel Ferrero, the founder of the company Ferrero, in February 2015. Opened chocolate production during the Second World War, his father Michel Pietro. Together with his wife, he invented a new dessert - nut and chocolate cream Nutella.

When Michele Ferrero company has become one of the largest confectionery companies in the world. In 1987, he appointed his sons Pietro and Giovanni CEO. Pietro, a lover of cycling, died in 2011 during a training race in South Africa. Giovanni Ferrero is not only the head of the company, but also a successful writer. Ferrero Kinder chocolates company owned brands, Ferrero Rocher, Tic Tac and others.

Susanne Klatten, Germany

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 53 year

Net Worth: $ 18, 5 billion

status Source: BMW, pharmaceuticals

Rank: №38Cyuzanna Klatten - the richest woman in Germany. The main source of her condition - 12, 6% stake in automaker BMW, inherited from his father, Herbert Quandt. Suzanne and her brother Stefan Quandt after their mother's death in August 2015, together own 50% stake in BMW.

In addition, Klatten controls the pharmaceutical company Altana and has a stake in Nordex AG, which produces equipment for the production of wind energy. The family also owns a stake in the company Geohumus, develops additives for the soil, and in the company SGL - carbon and graphite producer.

Laurene Powell Jobs, USA

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 52 year

Net Worth: $ 16, $ 7 billion

status Source: Apple, Disney

Position in rating: №44

Laurene Powell Jobs - widow of the founder of Apple Steve Jobs - manages more than 130 million Disney shares acquired by it after the death of her husband. The share of Laurene Powell at Disney's total costs three times more than it belongs to a "piece" Apple.

In addition, Powell founded the Emerson Collective - organization, advocates the use of the business as a tool to promote social reforms and help needy students. She also runs a non-profit program College Track, which helps people from the poor to get an education. Jobs invests in start-ups and is a member of the Board Ozy Media, part of the board of trustees of Stanford University.

Abigail Johnson, USA

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 54 year

Net Worth: $ 13, 1 billion

status Source: finance

Position in rating: №65

Abigail Johnson in October 2014 succeeded his father as executive director of the corporation Fidelity Investments, thus presenting the third generation of the family headed by Johnson Foundation (her grandfather Edward Johnson II founded the company in 1946). Fidelity - the second largest open-end mutual fund in the US (after Vanguard), whose assets are estimated at $ 2 trillion. Abigail came to Fidelity in 1988 as an analyst with a Harvard MBA diploma in his pocket. It owns about 24% stake in the company.

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, Netherlands

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 61 year

Net Worth: $ 12, 3 billion

status Source: Heineken

Position in rating: №76

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken owns a 25% stake in the brewing giant Heineken, which makes it one of the richest women in the Netherlands. Stake in the company transferred to it after the death of his father, Freddy Heineken, 10 years ago. Her son Alexander de Carvalho joined the company's management in April 2015. The company owns more than 170 class of "premium" brands in more than 65 countries.

In addition, Charles enjoys photography, music and architecture, skiing. Her husband - the investor and banker Michel de Carvalho - member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken. It is interesting that as a child Michel was an actor: in particular, it can be seen in the Oscar-winning epic film "Lawrence of Arabia" in 1962.

Iris Fontbona Chile

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 73 year

Net Worth: $ 10, 1 billion

status Source: Mining Industry

Position in rating: №101

Iris Fontbona - the widow of billionaire Andronico Luksisa, who died of cancer in 2005. His business empire passed to his wife and three sons (one of them died of cancer at age 57 in 2013). The family owns the world's largest copper mine, a controlling stake in the manufacturer's packaging and Quinenco drinks, shares in the Bank of Chile, in other companies from the field of energy, transport and port services, as well as two resorts in Croatia. In December 2011, during the telethon Iris donated $ 3 million to help Chileans with disabilities.

Massimiliano Landini Aleotti, Italy

Ladies: 10 richest women in the world

Age: 73 year

Net Worth: $ 10, 1 billion

status Source: Pharmaceuticals

Position in rating: №101

Massimiliano Landini Aleotti and her two children became co-owners of the pharmaceutical giant Menarini after the death of her husband and father Albetro Aleotti in May 2014. Alberto Aleotti Menarini began working at the company in 1964, brought her to the world market, and in the early 1990s, bought out the owners. Under his leadership, it has become one of the largest global pharmaceutical company, which employs more than 16 000 people. Menarini company's profit for 2015 amounted to $ 3, 6 billion. The company is now managed by Alberto daughter Lucia and his son Alberto Giovanni.