Serena Williams, Rihanna, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and More Named as 'Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women

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Serena Williams, Rihanna, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and More Named as 'Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women

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Early Tuesday Forbes released its list of richest self-made women in the country! With a combined $81.3 billion, the list of 80 successful self-made women, ages range from 21-92. And out of the 80 women, 25 of them are billionaires.

In the number one spot is the chairman of roofing giant ABC Supply, Diane Hendricks. This is actually the second year in a row, Hendricks is in the top spot with a net worth of $7 billion. The second runner up is Meg Whitman, who is the CEO of Quibi and former eBay CEO with a net worth of $3.8 billion.

Kylie Jenner made the list of the 25 billionaires named. Earlier this year, she was named the youngest self-made billionaire due to her successful makeup empire.
 

Tennis star Serena Williams became the first female athlete to be named the richest self-made women, ranking at number 80 with a net worth of $225 million. Williams shared the news on Instagram, saying she was honored.

She wrote:

“Be the brand. Starting @Serena and @Serena.Ventures are just a few steps. Honored to be the first athlete on @Forbes #SelfMadeWomen list.”

 

 

Here are some of the other women on the Forbes’ richest self-made women list:

#10 Oprah Winfrey - $2.5 Billion 
#37 Rihanna - $600 Million

#39 Madonna - $570 Million
#51 Beyonce - $400 Million
#57 Kim Kardashian - $360 Million
#63 Ellen DeGeneres - $330 Million 


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