Forbes magazine just released its Billionaires List, and with more than 1,200 people who made the cut, 104 were women, including Spanx creator Sara Blakely.
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Here are our three favorite women on the list!
The Extra List: 3 Women on Forbes Billionaire List
#1,153 Sara Blakely
Age: 41Company: SpanxNet Worth: $1 BillionForbes magazine writes, "In recent months, four Wall Street investment banks separately valued Spanx at an average $1 billion, a sum Forbes corroborated with the help of industry analysts. Blakely owns 100% of the private company, has zero debt, has never taken outside investment and hasn't spent a nickel on advertising. At 41, she's the youngest woman to join this year's World's Billionaires list without help from a husband or an inheritance. She is part of a tiny, elite club of American women worth ten figures on their own."
#100 Laurene Powell Jobs
Age: 49Net Worth: $9 BillionAccording to Forbes, "Steve Jobs' widow inherits a fortune that was largely placed into living trusts near the end of her husband's life. Powell Jobs, who was the First Lady's guest at President Obama's 2012 State of the Union address, sits on the boards of several non-profits including Teach for America, the New America Foundation and College Track, an organization she founded, which helps low-income students prepare for college. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Emerson Collective, which works with entrepreneurs to advance international social reform."
#15 Lilianne Bettencourt
Age: 89Company: L'OrealNet Worth: $24 BillionForbes says, "Bettencourt is the only child of L'Oreal's founder, Eugène Schueller, who died in 1957. As one of Europe's richest woman, Lilianne also suffers from dementia and her fortune was placed under the guardianship of her daughter, Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers, in 2011 following a very public 3-year legal battle. She was forced to resign from L'Oréal's board in February; her 25-year-old grandson Jean-Victor Meyers took her seat."