Top 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs In The World

Rose Advani |Mar 04, 2020

Women can create wonderful things for the world! With the list of top 10 most powerful women entrepreneurs, you will see why!

2020 is not the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage only, it’s the year females will hit 50% in the business industry. It’s completely possible! For many years, the majority of entrepreneurs are male. However, the business industry has changed with more and more joining of females. The below list of the top 10 most powerful women entrepreneurs proves that the number of successful female entrepreneurs are dominating.

Starbiz.com now shows successful stories of these wonderful women for the world how powerful women are!

1. Gina Rinehart

Net Worth: $11.7 Billion

Top in the list of most powerful women entrepreneurs is Gina Rinehart with her amazing net worth around $11.7 Billion. The Australian billionaire stands out as the richest person in Australia and ranks in the 6th position in the list of richest women in the world.

most powerful women entrepreneurs
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Gina Rinehart

Gina is the chairman of a mining company Hancock Prospecting Group which produces 30 million tonnes of iron each year. Rinehart inherited the chairman position from her father after he passed away in 1992.

2. Oprah Winfrey

Net Worth: $3 Billion

Oprah Winfrey comes out as a multi-talented female as a successful actress, a talk show host, a producer, and a philanthropist. Currently, the powerful woman has her fortune of about $3 billion. Oprah got her fame with The Oprah Winfrey Show which was awarded as one of the longest-running daytime talk shows with up to 25 seasons.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Oprah Winfrey
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Oprah Winfrey

You will learn from her success regarding business if reading the book 8 Business Lessons from Oprah Winfrey.

3. Folorunsho Alakija

Net Worth: $2.5 Billion

Folorunsho Alakija is the richest woman entrepreneur in Nigeria with her net worth around $2.5 billion. Her name also is on the list of Forbes’ most powerful women in the world.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Folorunsho Alakija
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Folorunsho Alakija

Alakija began her business career with a tailoring company called Supreme Stitches after getting experiences from her two main jobs at Sijuade Enterprises in Nigeria, and the other at the First National Bank of Chicago.

Supreme Stitch had its success within a few years. Later, Alakija invested in other fields such as the oil and printing industry which gave her back with lots of profits.

4. Denise Coates

Net Worth: $2.5 Billion

Owning the huge net worth as Folorunsho Alakija $2.5 billion, Denise Coates is the founder of an English based online gambling company Bet365. Denise began the first step by purchasing the domain Bet365.com in 2000 and spent the whole year building up the site and launched.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Denise Coates
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Denise Coates

For this project, she got a £15 million loan from the Royal Bank of Scotland. Luckily, after running bet365.com became the largest online gambling site in the world and gave her a huge profit.

5. Cher Wang

Net Worth: $1.6 Billion

Cher Wang is the co-founder of HTC, one of the most famous mobile technology companies as Apple, Sony, and Samsung.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Cher Wang
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Cher Wang

Wang had a degree in economics from the University of California in 1981. Lately, she worked for First International Computer, a co-founder VIA, and the co-founder of HTC since 1997.

6. Wang Laichun

Net Worth: $1.5 Billion

Wang Laichun stands out as Chairman of Luxshare, a Chinese electronics manufacturer which provides Apple much of its part. Wang purchased the company from her brother in 2004 and developed the company and got a huge personal fortune around $1.55 billion. Wang became one of the world’s youngest self-made female billionaires.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Wang Laichun
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Wang Laichun

7. Sara Blakely

Net Worth: $1 Billion

Sara Blakely was better known as the founder of Spanx - a  multi-million dollar undergarment company. Sara had not much money when funding Spanx, she took a great deal of hard work to gain the achievement like the present Spanx with the net worth at $1 billion.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Sara Blakely
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Sara Blakely

Also, the initial marketing of the brand was complement by Oprah Winfrey that turned Sara’s products to consumers effectively.

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8. Sheryl Sandberg

Net Worth: $1 Billion

Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook. Before this position, she was an American technology executive, author, and activist. She is also a board member of The Walt Disney company.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Sheryl Sandberg
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Sheryl Sandberg

With a net worth about $1 billion, Sheryl put her name in the list of the top 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine and most powerful women entrepreneurs.

9. Beyonce

Net Worth: $450 Million

Beyonce is the unique name of the most powerful women who worked in the music industry. The singer got a lot of success in her singing career. Furthermore, her $450 million was contributed from many ventures such as endorsements, investments, and clothing lines.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Beyonce
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Beyonce

Her net worth will be raising up $ 1 billion if Beyonce combined with Jay-Z net worth.

10. Indra Nooyi

Net Worth: $144 Million

Indra Nooyi is an American business executive and CEO of PepsiCo. Indra Worked for PepsiCo in 1994, became the CFO in 2001, and the CEO in 2006.

Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Indra Nooyi
Most powerful women entrepreneurs - Indra Nooyi

With her huge net worth, Indra is in the list of Forbes’ most powerful women in the world and now she is in the list of top 10 powerful women.

Women can make incredible things! The above list of most powerful women entrepreneurs proves this. Females are so potential and talented in the business industry which was thought like the males land. After this list, we recognize that the number 50% of women will join in this 2020 business industry is completely possible.

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