Richest women in the world, ranked by net worth

Published: 11:20 AM March 24, 2022
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Too soon to tell

Who is the richest woman in the world?

According to Bloomberg's Billionaire Index, there are currently no women ranked in the top 10 richest people in the world. Today, the world's richest woman ranks at No. 11 overall, behind the likes of Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Larry Page.

And the list may soon be in flux since Bill and Melinda Gates announced they're divorcing after 27 years of marriage. Though the details of the divorce settlement have yet to be made public, Bill Gates is the fourth-richest man in the world, with a net worth around $149 billion, as of September 2021.

But until we learn more financial fallout from the Gates' split, here is the list of the 50 richest women on Earth.

Much of the world's wealth depends on a constantly fluctuating stock market; these were the rankings as of September 2021.