I Need to be on this List. Seriously.
However, I’d like to be known for creating my own wealth.
5. Birgit Rausing
Rausing, who inherited her father-in-law’s Swiss packaging company when her husband died in 2000, is worth an estimated $13.8 billion, according to Wealth-X.
3. Christy Walton
Walton inherited her share of the Walmart fortune after the passing of her husband John and is currently worth $28.2 billion, according to Wealth-X. In addition to her Walmart stake, Walton netted big bucks from a smart bet her husband made on First Solar, according to Forbes.
2. Gina Rinehart
Judged by some indexes to be the world’s richest woman, Rinehart made her billions as daughter of an Australian mining magnate. She’s worth $29.1 billion, according to Wealth-X.
1. Alice Walton
Walton was able to push her way to the top of the list at $29.8 billion thanks to Walmart stock trading at a 12-year high, according to Wealth-X. The daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton established an art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, the town that’s home to Walmart’s (sic)