Top 10 Richest Women Billionaires in the World 2020

Top 10 Richest Women Billionaires in 2020

There are newcomers this year in the list and a familiar face returns as the world’s richest women billionaires.

Alice Walton, a part of the Walmart shares, bucked the trend and ranks as the richest woman in the world this year. As she was the 2nd richest one last year list. She swaps Françoise Bettencourt Meyers heirs L’Oréal, who’s second richest this year. There are many in the list whose stock market slides because of the coronavirus pandemic, one of them is BMW heiress Susanne Klatten, one of the high net worth. And some of them are new to the list, the richest newcomers include Julia Koch, who’s fortune is high after the death of her spouse David Koch in August 2019. And another one, MacKenzie Bezos after her divorce with the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos increased her fortune by Amazon shares. 

The list is made by using the stock prices and exchange rates from April 2020, to calculate the net worths. Here is the list of top 10 billionaires women in the world 2020. 

1. Alice Walton

Net Worth – $57.8 Billion

Country – United States

Source of Income – Walmart

Alice Louise Walton is an American heir of Walmart and only daughter of the Walmart founder Sam Walton. After losing her spot to L’Oréal heiress in the last year 2019, she claims the title of the world’s richest women billionaires this year. She has increased her fortune by 23% this year and led the Walton family’s foundation. 

2. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

Net Worth – $53.8 Billion

Country – France

Source of Income – L’ORÉAL

Meyers is a French Billionaire and the granddaughter of the founder of L’Oréal, Eugène Schueller. She became the world’s richest woman after the death of her mother, Liliane Bettencourt. She is also an author of Bible commentaries and works on Jewish-Christian relations. Also, she is the only daughter of her family. As the shares of cosmetics declined 12% since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Meyers faced a million of loss. So, the company now started making hand sanitizers to support the needs of French and European health authorities. 

3. MacKenzie Bezos

Net Worth – $46.6 Billion

Country – United States

Source of Income –

Bezos is a newcomer to the list after finalizing her divorce with the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos, the founder of She promised to give away half of her fortune, in May 2019; the award-winning novelist got quarter shares from her ex-husband in

4. Julia Koch

Net Worth – 43.2 Billion

Country – United States

Source of Income – Koch Industries

New to the list this year, Koch joined the list after she and her children have a 42% stake in the Koch Industries as her husband, David died in August 2019 at age 79. In the early 1980s, Koch moved to New York City and worked as an assistant to Adolfo fashion designer. 

5. Jacqueline Mars

Net Worth – $28.1 Billion

Country – United States

Source of Income – Candy, Pet Food

Mars is an American investor and heiress, and the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, the founder of Candy company. The company is also known for its M&Ms and Milky Way bars, and her late brother’s four daughters own the rest of Mars, which has a great business with large pet food and vet care. 

6. Yang Huiyan

Net Worth – $24.5 Billion

Country – China

Source of Income – Real Estate

Huiyan, a 38-years-old Chinese Billionaire and property developer, owns 57% shares and sits on the board of Hong Kong real estate development, the Country Garden. The company serves robotic and automatic food serving stations during the coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan (the origin of coronavirus), to feed the medical workers. 

7. Laurene Powell Jobs

Net Worth – $21.2 Billion

Country – United States

Source of Income – Apple, Disney

Laurene is the widow of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. She is an American businesswoman, and founder of Emerson Collective, a social organization that deals with investing and philanthropic activities. During an interview with the New York Times’, Laurene mentioned that she along with her husband were not interested in legacy wealth buildings, and if she lived long enough, then it will end with her. 

8. Susanne Klatten

Net Worth – $19.2 Billion

Country – Germany

Source of Income – BMW, Pharmaceuticals

Susanne is a German businesswoman, an heir to carmaker BMW, she is also a sole owner and deputy chairman of Altana, a pharmaceutical company and chemical corporation. She has to face a 24% fall in BMW stock shares in March 2020, due to coronavirus pandemic which reduces the car sales. 

9. Zhong Huijuan

Net Worth – $15.3 Billion

Country – China

Source of Income – Pharmaceutical

She chairs the Chinese drugmaker Hansoh Pharmaceutical, which produces oncology, anti-diabetic drugs, and other drugs. The stock rose by 10%, as the coronavirus attacked her home country. 

10. Gina Rinehart

Net Worth – $14.3 Billion

Country – Australia

Source of Income – Mining

Gina is an Australian mining magnate and chairman of the Hancock prospecting, a mineral exploration and extraction company founded by her father. As the coronavirus pandemic pushed down the values in the iron-ore industry, her fortune declined by $2 million.