The toList of the richest 2022 in the world From Forbes magazine has a list of 2,668 billionaires. Of this number, only 327 are women. The richest of them all is the heiress of L’Oréal Françoise Bettencourt-Myers, the granddaughter of the company’s founder.
According to Forbes magazine, the heiress and her family own about 33% of the shares of L’Oreal and her fortune is estimated at $74.8 billion. In the general ranking of billionaires, Françoise took 14th place, ahead of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The heiress is the president of the family holding company and has served on the company’s board of directors since 1997.
This is the second year in a row that Françoise has emerged as the richest year in the world. She became the heiress of L’Oreal After the death of his mother, Lillian Bettencourtat the age of 94 in 2017.
Bettencourt Myers also serves as president of her family’s charitable foundation, which encourages French advances in the sciences and the arts.
Together, L’Oréal and the Bettencourt-Myers family have agreed to donate $226 million to repair Notre Dame cathedral after the April 2019 fire.
age: 68 years old
source of wealth: L’Oreal
Where do you live? Paris France
Social status: I got married
The richest woman in Brazil has a fortune of $6.9 billion
The richest woman in Brazil has a fortune of 6.9 billion US dollars Forbes magazine notes that Brazil has eight billionaire women. The The richest of them is Lucia Borges Maggi, a soybean businesswoman and owner of one of the world’s largest companies in this sector. His fortune is estimated at $6.9 billion (32.3 billion Brazilian Real).
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