Forbes Releases 2024 Billionaires List; Who’s the Richest Woman in the World?

Akash Kumar Mishra
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Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

Every year, Forbes releases a list of the world’s richest people. The list for the year 2024 has also been released. Bernard Arnault, owner of luxury fashion brand LMVH, is the richest person in the world. But do you know who the richest woman in the world is?

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According to the Forbes Billionaires List, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world. Meyers, a resident of France, is the heiress of the big cosmetic brand L’Oreal. She is in 15th place on the list of the richest people in the world.

How Much Is Françoise Bettencourt Meyers’s Net Worth?

According to the Forbes Billionaires List, the total net worth of 70-year-old Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is around $99.5 billion. She is the granddaughter of Eugène Schueller, the founder of L’Oréal. Meyers and his family have a total stake of 34 per cent in L’Oréal.

Apart from this, Alice Walton is the second richest woman in the world. Alice is the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton. His net worth is around $72.3 billion. Julia Koch of Koch Industries is the third richest woman in the world. His net worth is 64.3 billion dollars. Jacqueline Mars is the fourth richest woman in the world, with a total net worth of $38.5 billion. Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, is the 5th richest woman in the world. His net worth is 35.6 billion dollars.

This Is The Richest Woman In India

74-year-old Savitri Jindal is the richest woman in India. She is in 6th place on the world’s richest women’s list. His net worth is 33.5 billion dollars. She is the chairperson of the Jindal Group.

It is worth noting that Forbes has included 2,781 rich people in its Billionaires List of 2024, of which 369 are women. In such a situation, 13.3 per cent of the total billionaires in the world are women. Last year, 337 women had made it to this list. The total wealth of all these women is around 1.8 trillion dollars.

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