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According to Forbes’ The World’s Billionaires list, there are almost 2,153 billionaires present all over the world, with a net worth of $ 8.7 trillion.  Out of these 2,153 billionaires, only 244 are women and among them, only a few started their business ventures on their own, instead of inheriting it from someone else.  Let’s look at some of the richest self-made women entrepreneurs, who tasted success with their own hard work.

Richest self-made women entrepreneurs

Zhou Qunfei

Zhou Qunfei is the founder and CEO of China-based smartphone screen maker company Lens Technology.  She was declared the world’s richest self-made woman by Forbes in 2018. Zhou Qunfei belonged to a very poor family in the Hunan province of China and worked her way up the ladder of success.  She started her career making watch parts for 180 yuan a month and eventually started her own company at the age of 22 with the help of her family. Now the richest woman in China with a net worth of $ 3.8 billion, Zhou once stated she started 11 companies over the years to become successful.

Denise Coates

Denise Coates is a British businesswoman and the founder of Bet365, an online gambling company.  Before starting her Company, Coates worked in the cashier’s department of her family’s bookmaking firm and turned around the fortune of the small shop.  She purchased a domain named in 2000 and spent a year creating the online betting site. With a net worth of $ 8.7 billion in 2019, she is Britain’s highest-paid woman CEO in the world and one of the leading businesswomen in Britain.

Diane Hendricks

Diane Hendricks was born in Wisconsin and established ABC Supply with her second husband and business partner Ken Hendricks.  Before starting the Company, which sells roofing, windows, and siding for buildings, Diane Hendricks was selling custom-built homes while her husband was a roofing contractor.  She has been running the Company since her husband passed away in 2007. Now, with a net worth of $ 7.4 billion, she is the chairperson of ABC Supply and is America’s richest self-made woman, according to Forbes.

Giuliana Benetton

Giuliana Benetton is an Italian businesswoman and the cofounder of Benetton Group, a global fashion brand.  She started her business along with her three brothers, after the death of their father, by knitting sweaters on her own.  Now, with a net worth of $ 3 billion, she is no. 877 on Forbes’ The World’s Billionaires list.

Doris Fisher

Doris Fisher is the co-founder of the American clothing brand GAP, which she founded with her late husband, Donald Fisher, in 1969.  Doris and her husband were inspired by the success of a company, The Tower of Shoes and raised $ 63,000 to start their own retailing store.  Doris Fisher has a net worth of $ 2.5 billion and is ranked no. 8 on Forbes’ America’s Richest Self Made Women 2019 list.


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