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Who is the richest black woman in the world ?

There are a lot of wealthy self made black women in the worth in recent times than ever.

As of 2021, Oprah Winfrey still maintains the top spot as the richest black woman in the world.

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Keep reading as we will be bringing to you the list of the top 0 wealthiest women as well.

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Oprah Winfrey -$2.5 Billion

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Oprah Gail Winfrey, is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. Oprah Winfrey net worth 2020 is $2.7 billion

She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”, she was the richest African American of the 20th century  and North America’s first black multi-billionaire, and has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. She has also been sometimes ranked as the most influential woman in the world. 

Isabel dos Santos -$2.3

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Another wealthy black woman in the world is Isabel dos Santos.

She is an Angolan businesswoman, Africa’s richest woman and the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the country from 1979 to 2017.

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Santos has built an impressive investment portfolio what includes a 25% stake in Angolan mobile phone company Unitel and a 25% stake in Angolan bank Banco BIC SA. Other holdings include a substantial stake in Nos SGPS, a Portuguese cable TV company and just under 20% of Banco BPI, one of Portugal’s largest publicly traded banks. 

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She is the richest woman in Africa

Folorunsho Alakija -$1.3 Billion

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Folorunsho Alakija is vice chair of Famfa Oil, a Nigerian oil exploration company with a stake in Agbami Oilfield, a prolific offshore asset.

Alakija’s first company was a fashion label whose customers included the wife of former Nigerian president Ibrahim Babangida.

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The Agbami field has been operating since 2008; Famfa Oil says it will likely operate through 2024.

Haija Bola Shagaya -$700 million

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Hajia Bola Shagaya is a Nigerian businesswoman and fashion enthusiast. She is one of the richest women in Africa 

She started her career with the audit department of the Central Bank of Nigeria before venturing into commercial activities in 1983. Her business experience started with the importation and distribution of photographic materials and she introduced the Konica brand of photographic materials into the Nigerian market and West Africa.

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Sheila Johnson

Sheila Crump Johnson  is an American businesswoman, co-founder of BET, CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman to attain a net worth of at least one billion dollars.

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Johnson is team president, managing partner, and governor of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, a position she earned before the 2005 season.

On May 24, 2005, Washington Sports and Entertainment Chairman, Abe Pollin, sold the Mystics to Lincoln Holdings LLC, where Johnson served as president.

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She is the first African-American woman to be an owner or partner in three professional sports franchises: the Washington Capitals (NHL), the Washington Wizards (NBA), and the Washington Mystics (WNBA).

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Johnson is CEO of Salamander Hospitality, a company she founded in 2005.

Janice Bryant Howroyd

Janice Bryant Howroyd is the founder and CEO of ACT-1 Group and the first African American woman to run a billion-dollar business. Her company, which provides workforce solutions such as temporary staffing, raked in a whopping $2.8 billion in revenues in 2017 and placed as No. 2 on BLACK ENTERPRISE’S annual BE 100s list of the nation’s largest black businesses.

Bryant Howroyd launched the business back in 1978 with just $1,500, a $900 loan from her mother, a fax machine, and a phone. Today, the agency has over 17,000 clients and 2,600 employees in 19 different countries.

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Rihanna -$600 million

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Another richest black woman in the world is Rihana

Rihanna is the richest female musician in the world with a net worth of $600 million.

Aside being a successful musician, Rihanna is also involved in a lot of other ventures including; executive producer, fashion designer, actress, astute business entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Rihanna is one of the best-selling music artists, having sold over 250 million records worldwide. She has received numerous awards throughout her career such as 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 13 American Music Awards, 8 People’s Choice Awards, among others.

Beyonce -$400 million

Beyonce is the wife of the richest and most successful rapper in history;  Jay Z. Forbes reported that beyonce together with her husband has a net worth of $1.4 billion.

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Beyoncé has released six studio albums, five live albums, three compilation albums, five EPs, one soundtrack album, one mixtape, two karaoke albums, and 62 singles (including 12 as a featured artist, nine promotional singles and five charity singles). She has sold 75 million albums and over 118 million records as a solo artist, she is often described as one of the best selling artiste in the world.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recognized her as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s decade.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams’ net worth is estimated to be roughly $200 Million, and she is one of the richest tennis players in the world.

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Serena Williams is known for her prowess on and off the tennis court. The 23-time Grand Slam winner has made a number of boss business moves. She launched Serena Ventures, an investment firm focused on companies founded by women and minorities, which has invested in 34 startups in a portfolio worth at least $10 million.

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Top 10 Richest Women in the United States 2021

Top 10 richest women in the United States of America 2021: United States of America is known to be one of the most powerful nations in the world. It is also home to most of the wealthiest people in the world.

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Top 10 richest women in the United States of America 2021: United States of America is known to be one of the most powerful nations in the world. It is also home to most of the wealthiest people in the world.

In this article, we bring to you the list of the top 10 richest women in the United States. The list is annual ranking of the richest self made females in America by Forbes. The list features only billionaires who have made it while investing in companies based in the United States.

According to this years ranking, heiress to the fortune of Walmart Alice Walton retains her spot as the richest female in the United States. The list also includes new comer Melinda Gates after her divorce with Bill Gates.

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America in General has a supportive economy for investments of all kind. It is easy to survive as an entrepreneur in the United Sates despite the tight competition. The top 10 list of the richest women in the united States is a compilation of the most exceptional achievers in various business engagements they find themselves.

Keep reading as we unveil to you the top 10 wealthiest females in America.

Top 10 Richest Women in the United States

Alice Walton

Net Worth: $68 billion

Source of wealth : Walmart

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Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Walmart. In September 2016, she owned over US$11 billion in Walmart shares.

Walmart heiress Alice Walton remains the richest woman in the U.S. for the seventh year running. She’s $5.6 billion richer than last year as a result of the 13% rise in Walmart stock.

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Walton was born in Newport, Arkansas. She was raised along with her three brothers in Bentonville, Arkansas and graduated from Bentonville High School in 1966. She graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, with a B.A. in economics.

MacKenzie Scott

Net Worth: 59 billion

Source of wealth: Amazon

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MacKenzie Scott is an American novelist, and philanthropist. she has a net worth of US$59.0 billion making her the second richest woman in the United States, owing to a 4% stake in Amazon, after her divorce from Amazon founder and former chief executive Jeff Bezos.

She is known for her involvement in the founding and development of Amazon, as well as her now dissolved marriage to Bezos.

 She is a signatory to the Giving Pledge, a commitment to give at least half of her wealth to charity.

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 In 2020, she made US$5.8 billion in charitable gifts, one of the largest annual distributions by a private individual to working charities. Scott donated a further $2.7 billion in 2021.

Julia Koch & family

Net Worth: $51 billion

Source of wealth: Koch industries

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Julia Koch and her family comes in third place of our list of top 10 richest women in the united states of America.

Julia Margaret Flesher Koch  is an American socialite, billionaire, philanthropist, and one of the richest women in the world as well. She inherited her fortune from her husband, David Koch, who died in 2019.

With her late husband, she donated $10 million to Mount Sinai Medical Center and $10 million to Stanford Children’s Hospital to study food allergies.

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Julia Margaret Flesher was born on April 12, 1962. Her family came from a farming background, but when she was born her parents, Margaret and Frederic Flesher, had a furniture store called Flesher’s.

After graduating from the University of Central Arkansas and working as a model, in 1984 Flesher moved to New York City, where she worked as fashion designer Adolfo’s assistant 

Jacqueline Mars

Net worth: $32 billion

Source of wealth: candy, pet food

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The fourth richest woman in the United States is Jacqueline Mars with a net worth of $32 billion.

Jacqueline Mars is an American heiress and investor. She is the daughter of Audrey Ruth (Meyer) and Forrest Mars, Sr., and granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founders of the American candy company Mars, Incorporated. 

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Jacqueline Mars owns an estimated one-third of Mars, the world’s largest candymaker, founded by her grandfather. She worked for the company for nearly 20 years.

Jacqueline Mars was born on October 10, 1939. She attended and graduated from the boarding school Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1961 with a degree in anthropology

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Miriam Adelson

Net worth: $31 billion

Source of wealth: Casinos

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – NOVEMBER 06: Miriam Adelson attends the Friends Of The Israel Defense Forces 2014 Western Region Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 6, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)

Miriam Adelson is an Israeli American physician and billionaire. Adelson is the 44th-richest person, 5th-richest woman in the United States, and richest Israeli in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$31 billion.

Miriam Farbstein was born in Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine in 1945, to parents who fled Poland before the Holocaust. Her father was a prominent member of the Mapam political party. In the 1950s, her family settled in Haifa, where Adelson’s father owned and operated several movie theaters.

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She attended the Hebrew Reali School for 12 years. She served mandatory army service as a medical officer at Ness Ziona.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Genetics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she earned a medical degree from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Medical School.

Miriam Adelson is among the top 10 richest women in the United States with a worth of $31 billion according to Forbes estimation.

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Abigail Johnson

Net worth: $25.2 billion

Source of wealth: money management

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Abigail Pierrepont Johnson is an American billionaire businesswoman. Since 2014, Johnson has been president and chief executive officer of American investment firm Fidelity Investments (FMR), and chairman of its international sister company Fidelity International (FIL).

Fidelity was founded by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II. Her father Edward C. “Ned” Johnson III remains chairman emeritus of FMR.

As of March 2013, the Johnson family owned a 49% stake in the company, with Johnson herself holding an estimated 24.5%.

Johnson’s wealth is approximately $25.2 billion, making her one of the world’s wealthiest women and the 6th richest woman in the United States of America.

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Laurene Powell Jobs

Net Worth: $22.2 billion

Source of wealth: Apple, Disney 

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Laurene Powell Jobs is an American billionaire, businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, an organization that, among other investing and philanthropic activities, advocates for policies concerning education reform, social redistribution and environmental conservation.

She is the widow of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., and she manages the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust.

She earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and a B.S. degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. She received her M.B.A. degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1991.

Diane Hendricks

Net worth: $11 billion

Source of wealth: roofing

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Diane Marie Hendricks is an American billionaire businesswoman and film producer from Wisconsin. She is the widow of the late businessman Ken Hendricks.

Hendricks was born and raised in Wisconsin, the daughter of dairy farmers. She graduated from Osseo-Fairchild High School in 1965, and had been divorced from her first husband for ten years when she met Ken Hendricks

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Diane is among the wealthiest self-made female women in America with a net worth of $11 billion.

Blair Parry-Okeden

Net worth: $9.7 billion

Source of wealth: Media, Automotive.

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Blair Parry-Okeden  is an American-born Australian billionaire heiress and philanthropist. Parry-Okeden is an heiress to the Cox Enterprises.

Parry-Okeden was born in 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii, and educated there at La Pietra: Hawaii School for Girls, which was founded by her mother, Barbara Cox Anthony. She then studied to become a teacher.

Parry-Okeden’s grandfather James M. Cox founded the privately held media company Cox Enterprises.

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Her brother James C. Kennedy is the chairman, and her aunt, Anne Cox Chambers, is the largest shareholder and sits on the board. In 2007, following the death of her mother, Parry-Okeden inherited 25% of Cox Enterprises. She presently has no role at the company.

With a net worth of $9.7 billion, Blair Perry-Okeden is one of the top 10 richest woman in the United States of America.

Ann Walton Kroenke

Net Worth: $9.3 billion

Source of wealth: Walmart

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Ann Walton Kroenke is an heiress to the Walmart fortune. Kroenke and her sister, Nancy Walton Laurie, inherited stock from her father, Bud Walton, who was the brother and an early business partner of Walmart founder Sam Walton.

She is the owner of the Denver Nuggets of the NBA and Colorado Avalanche of the NHL.

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Her husband, Stan Kroenke, is the majority owner and CEO of the Los Angeles Rams (NFL), Arsenal (Premier League), Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer), and Colorado Mammoth (National Lacrosse League).

Ann Walton Kroenke is the 10th richest woman in the United States with a net worth of $9.3 billion.

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