There is a tendency to depict women as gold-diggers, who depend on men for getting rich and famous. The century has turned and time has changed. Women have learnt how to make their own place in this world and they are no more dependent on men for their identity. Entrepreneurship was believed to a male dominated domain before but now women have proved that they are equally good at business and other so-called manly fields. But it is not just business that has helped girls earn billions. They have earned their billions by performing on stage or hosting international TV programs, and writing books. These women are inspiring and adorable. Following is a list of women billionaires who achieved everything on their own, without any substantial male assistance.
She has topped the list of Forbes’ list of women billionaire this year and her calculated total net worth is $6.1 billion. This Spanish lady helped her husband establish the popular fashion brand Zara. Though they got separated, Rosalia had 7 percent stake of the company in her own name. She has two kids with her husband. She made careful investments in a fish firming company and a film production unit. She has not only earned her billions with tact but she has also done some charitable work through the Paideia Foundation she established. It works for people who suffer from mental and physical disabilities.
At present, this lady has been estimated to own $4.3 billion. She lives in China, a patriarchal society that is very conservative regarding men women relationships. She made her billions from real estate business. In the year 1984, she got her graduation degree from Northwestern Polytechnic University on Navigation Engineering. After that, she started working for China Shirong News Agency as a journalist and editor. She was the general director of Longfor Properties and expanded it over the past 16 years over a vast region.
This magnetic and dynamic lady has earned her billions by hosting TV shows. She is now the owner of the popular O magazine and has a book club and websites that add to her earnings. She is the owner of $2.7 billion.
She is one of the owners of the Benetton Group. The famous brand United Colors of Benetton is a segment of their business empire. She is the owner of $2.4 billion.
Her pen is definitely mightier than many manly swords. She has earned herself a neat $1 billion just by writing the famous and loved Harry Potter Series.