Women Who Became Billionaire On Their Own


The world is still not easy for women. They still have to struggle to make it big. But some women are right on the top of their game now, all thanks to their foresight and hard work.

Have a look:

1. Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes

Worth: 4.5 billion

Founder: Theranos

She founded the company at 19 and owns more than half of its shares.

2. Zhang Xin

Zhang Xin

Worth: 3.7 billion

Founder: Soho

Besides owning the company, she has 8 million fans on SinaWeibo.

3. Doris Fisher

Doris Fisher

Worth: 3.2 billion

Founder: Gap

Now retired, till sometime ago she was running the show alone.

4. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Worth: 3 billion

Founder: OW Network

She doesn’t need any introduction, does she? She is the Queen of Media.

5. Denis Coates

Denise Coates

Worth: 2.5 billion

Founder: BET365

She, along with her brother, owns one of the biggest gambling agencies in the world. BET365’s websites are tailored to the various international markets and, due to this global expanison, has become one of the favourite gambling sites for internet users in Japan, hence why it is featured on this site – www.bestjapanesecasinos.com .

6. Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman

Worth: 2.1 billion

Founder: HP

One of the most powerful women in USA.

7. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

KiranMazumdar Shaw

Worth: 1.2 billion

Founder: Biocon

An IIM Bangalore pass-out, she has come a long way in establishing herself in a male-dominated industry.

8. Anu Aga

Anu Aga

Worth: 1.1 billion

Founder: Teach for India

Her inspiring charity work has won her a Padam Shri.

Priya Aurora
Bon vivant, writer extraordinaire. Can be reached at: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail me


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