When it comes to powerful women with money, whether rightly or wrongly, people tend to assume that they either came from a wealthy family or married in to it. On this list there are definitely women who received a huge head start in their life by being born to the right (extremely rich) parents, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are spoiled airheads! Not every heiress acts like a Paris Hilton, in fact these women earned their “richest women” title by working hard with what they had, and making it grow in to even more. Sure, they may be billionaire babies, but these are the rare form of rich kid who decided to be disciplined and work hard, rather than post the spoils of their wealth on Instagram all day.
You may not have heard of some of these names, but trust me, they’re extremely powerful! Heck, a couple of them are more powerful than the leaders of their own countries… because their bank accounts can actually buy them a country all to their own! Beyoncé who? She may be a billion dollar brand making $100 million a year, but her bank account still can’t compare to the wallets of these women. Here are ten of the richest women in the world today which proves that females can play better than the big boys sitting on top the corporate ladder… because you know they’d just kick them off that ladder with their killer Louboutin’s