According to Forbes, there are 2,208 billionaires in the world and 11 percent of them are women. The list of these billionaires is increasing over time and these stats are till the end of 2018.
While the number of women in the billionaire’s list is quite less compared to the males. There’s a high possibility that these numbers will increase over the years.
In this list, we are focusing on women who have ranked in the top 100 billionaires list of Forbes. The combined wealth of these women is $171.1 billion.
#1 Anne Cox Chambers
Number one on our list is the oldest lady born on December 1, 1919, which makes her 99 years old as of today.
She is known as an American media proprietor and she has a stake of interest in Cox Enterprises. Which is a privately held media empire including television, radio, cable television, newspapers, and many other businesses.
The company was founded by Anne’s father James M. Cox. And because of that, her worth is $17 billion.
#2 Iris Fontbona
Her full name is Iris Balbina Fontbona Gonzáles and she was born in 1942. She is from Chile and the wealthiest person in the country and the fifth wealthiest person in Latin America.
She owns copper mines in Chile. Her estimated worth is $13.5 billion.