10 Richest Women in US

The richest women in America are philanthropic entrepreneurs and heiresses, often related.

Forbes recently published its annual Forbes 400 list, which shows the net worth of the richest Americans. All in all, the club members are worth 2.96 trillion dollars.

The 10 richest women alone have $262.4 billion in collective value.

The Mars family and the Walton family are listed in many different ways, showing how dynastic wealth is in the United States. Females such as MacKenzie Bezos and Julia Koch also appear at the top of the charts for their first time.

The 10 richest women in the United States are in here. A worth is measured in ascending order of income as of October 2, 2019.

10. Mars Family

I. Victoria Mars

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Victoria Mars, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Salzburg Global Seminar

Victoria Mars is one of four sisters benefitting from the large candy and animal feeding business of her father. It has $7.4 billion in net worth.

Net worth: $7.4 billion

Source of wealth: Mars Inc.

Age: 62

Mars is Frank Mars’s great-granddaughter, who in 1911 founded the eponymous candy company. She was the president of the executive board at one time. In 2016 when her father died, she took an 8% share, as did her three sisters, which are also on this list.

II. Valerie Mars

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Credit: FCA Group

Also, Valerie Mars has $7.4 billion in net worth.

Net worth: $7.4 billion

Source of wealth: Mars Inc.

Age: 60

In 1992 Valerie, one of the Mars four mothers, was named Vice President Corporate Development at Mars Incorporated. She is also on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’s board of directors.

III. Pamela Mars

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Pamela Mars-Wright – Credit: Don Pollard

Pamela Mars also has a net worth of $7.4 billion.

Net worth: $7.4 billion

Source of wealth: Mars Inc.

Age: 59

Pamela Mars, who was one of the four Mars sisters, first became a boss of the family business. Since 2004 until 2008 she served as Chief Executive Officer.

IV. Marijke Mars

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Marijke Mars is the fourth sister in Mars to thank Snickers for a net worth of $7.4 billion.

Net worth: $7.4 billion

Source of wealth: Mars Inc.

Age: 55

Another sister of Mars, Marijke, is also a board member of the company. Historically, the family has been known to be extremely private, but have started speaking and making some media interviews in recent years.

9. Ann Walton Kroenke

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John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty

Ann Walton Kroenke has a net worth of $7.5 billion.

Net worth: $7.5 billion

Source of wealth: Walmart

Age: 70

Walton Kroenke is Bud Walton’s daughter, who co-founded Walmart with his brother Sam Walton. She inherited half of his stake in the company after the death of her father in 1995. The other half went to her sister who is also on the list.

8. Christy Walton

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Christy Walton joined the Walton family of Walmart and is now worth 8.5 billion dollars.

Net worth: $8.5 billion

Source of wealth: Walmart

Age: 70

Christy Walton was married to Sam Walton, Walmart’s second-oldest child. John died in a 2005 plane crash, leaving 17 percent of his fortune to Christy. Today she uses the fortune as a philanthropist who promotes the protection of land and sea.

7. Blair Parry-Okeden

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Blair Parry-Okeden has a net worth of $9.6 billion.

Net worth: $9.6 billion

Source of wealth: Cox Enterprises

Age: 69

While she is a resident of America, Blair Parry-Okeden lives mostly in Australia. In 2016, Forbes called her Australia’s richest person. After her mother, Barbara Cox Anthony, passed away in 2007, she inherited a 25 percent stake in Cox Enterprises. Cox, the automotive and media company, has its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. It is understood that Parry-Okeden is private to the point of being reclusive.

6. Abigail Johnson

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Courtesy of Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments CEO Abigail Johnson has $14 billion in assets.

Net worth: $14 billion

Source of wealth: Fidelity Investments

Age: 57

Fidelity Investments was founded more than 70 years ago by Abigail Johnson’s grandfather. The company’s management assets currently amount to $2.7 trillion. Johnson became CEO in 2014 and Chairman of the Board in 2016 after 26 years of work at the company. A stake in the company is projected to be 24.5 percent.

5. Laurene Powell Jobs

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Laurene Powell Jobs. | Steve Jennings/Getty Images

Laurene Powell Jobs and family have a net worth of $21.3 billion.

Net worth: $21.3 billion

Source of wealth: Apple and Disney

Age: 55

Following her death in 2011, Laurene Powell Jobs and her children inherited Steve Jobs’s fortune. She had 5.5 million shares in The Walt Disney Company at one point and was 7.3 percent. She used these to support her philanthropical activities, particularly the development of education, the immigration reform, the media and the journalism of the Emerson community.

4. Jacqueline Mars

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Jacqueline Mars, another member of the Mars. Inc dynasty, is worth $29.7 billion.

Net worth: $29.7 billion

Source of wealth: Mars Inc.

Age: 80

Jacqueline Mars is Mars Inc’s founder’s granddaughter. A portion of Snickers and the M&M candy brand is said to belong to her. About third is held by her brother John, and the other shares are shared between her four nieces, which are also included. She contributes to causes of education, the environment, culture and health.

3. MacKenzie Bezos

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MacKenzie Bezos is worth $36.1 billion.

Net worth: $36.1 billion

Source of wealth: Amazon

Age: 49

This year after 25 years of marriage MacKenzie Bezos and Amazon ceo Jeff Bezos settled their divorce. The deal resulted in the ownership of 25% of the shares or 4% of the corporation by MacKenzie. She was the second largest individual shareholder in Amazon’s divorce. She made a pledge in April that she would devote half her fortune to charity.

2. Julia Koch

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After her recent inheritance of a Koch company share, Julia Koch and her children are worth $41 billion.

Net worth: $41 billion

Source of wealth: Koch Industries

Age: 57

The industrialist and political donor David Koch, who died in August, married Julia Koch. She has inherited 42 percent interest in Koch Industries, together with her three children.

1. Alice Walton

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The net amount of $51.4 billion for Alice Walton from the Walmart dynasty makes her the richest woman in the world.

Net worth: $51.4 billion

Source of wealth: Walmart

Age: 70

Alice Walton is Walmart creator Sam Walton’s only daughter. She does not invest in Walmart She spends her money on art collection and breeding. Your cousins are on that list, too.

The Waltons are the richest dynasty of the United States, with the Koch family and the Mars.

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