Forbes named the 60 richest American women in business


The American magazine Forbes has published a list of the 60 richest women in American business.

The list was topped by Diana Hendrix, owner of one of the largest distributors of building materials in America. The fortune of the 71-year-old American was estimated at $ 4.9 billion.

Marian Ilitch ($4.3 billion), Epic Systems CEO ($3.5 billion), eBay CEO Meg Whitman ($3.3 billion), television presenter, actress and producer Oprah Winfrey ($3.1 billion) It is noteworthy that Winfrey became the first black woman billionaire.

The youngest member of the list was Kylie Jenner. She will turn 21 this August. The owner of cosmetics brand Kylie Cosmetics earned $900 million, which put her in 27th place in the ranking.

The publication notes the role of the social network Instagram as a driver of growth in the fortunes of four of the seven new members of the list, including Jenner. Now the number of subscribers to her profile has 110 million users.

The total fortune of the rating participants reached $71 billion, which is 15% more than last year.

In June, Forbes named the highest paid football player in the world. They became the striker of “Barcelona” and the captain of the Argentina national team Lionel Messi. His annual income from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 was $111 million.

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