Youngest Female Billionaire in the World – Top 10
The article is about youngest female billionaire in the world. There are plenty of info on youngest billionaires, but not even a single article dedicated to the topic. Hence, this article puts down the names of all 6 young women billionaires on planet Earth. One of the things to note is that, all of the women are not self made billionaires instead their wealth is inherited.
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#1) Yang Huiyan – Youngest Female Billionaire
Net Worth: $5.7 Billion, Inherited
Country of Citizenship: China
Yang Huiyan is ranked first as the richest woman in China with her fortune worth around $5.7 billion. She is also the richest woman in Asia. Her wealth is because of her stakes in the company named Country Garden which develops property in Guangdong Province of China. The company was founded by her father who started it from scratch. Her father transferred his shares in her name before IPO of the company and thus making Yang Huiyan occupy the first spot in this list. She is an alumnus of The Ohio State University and holds a degree of Bachelors in Arts/Science.
#2) Marie Besnier Beauvalot
Net Worth: $1.5 billion, Inherited
Country of Citizenship: France
Marie Besnier belongs to the Besnier Family which owns dairy giant Lactalis. She inherited the privately owned business along with her other siblings. Revenues of her company are in billions of Euros. Her share in the company makes Marie Besnier the youngest woman billionaire in France and second youngest on this list. According to Lactalis’s website, it was started by André Besnier in 1933 who was grandfather of Marie Besnier.
#3) Yvonne Bauer
Net Worth: $2.4 billions
Country of Citizenship: Germany
Yvonne is one of the richest women in the country of Germany. She is currently the publisher of Bauer Media Group, which is privately owned by her family. Her company publishes about 570 magazines in 16 countries. She is the fifth generation owner of the company. Her wealth is because of ownership of the Bauer Media group which has a turnover of more than 2 billion Euros. Her wealth is inherited. Despite her high-profile media’s role, Yvonne Bauer shuns publicity and prefers to stay away from the limelight.
#4) Serra Sabanci – One of the Youngest Female Billionaires
Net Worth: $1.3 billion
Country of Citizenship: Turkey
She belongs to the Sabanci family of Turkey, which is renown for having many billionaires. Her cousins, uncle and few aunts are also billionaires. The Sabanci family owns 61% of the company named Sabanci Holdings, which is listed on Istanbul Stock Exchange. Sabanci holdings has businesses in diverse sectors like energy, insurance, retail, power and cements. A part of her share in the family-run companies qualify her as one of the young women billionaires.
#5) Ana Lucia de Mattos Barretto Villela
Net Worth: $1.15 billion
Country of Citizenship: Brazil
Ana Lucia is one of the richest women in the continent of South America and also one of the richest in Brazil. She belongs to a family which is distinguished in the banking sector. She inherited her wealth from her family. She has stakes in several large banks of Brazil and in other consumer electronics company.
#6) Lee Seo-Hyun – One of the Female Billionaires
Net Worth: $1.03 billion
Country of Citizenship: South Korea
Lee Seo Hyun belongs to the family, which founded the Samsung company. His grandfather Lee Byung founded the Samsung company. Her father, Lee Kun Hee, is Chairman of the company. She is the vice president of Cheil Industries, which is a subsidiary of Samsung Group. Cheil Industry deals in the business of luxury goods and fashion.
Some observation on this list of young women billionaires
None of the youngest female billionaires in this article are from America. All belong to countries like Brazil, China, Korea, France, Turkey and Germany. All the women are aged between 30-39. Also, they are not self made female billionaires because all of them have inherited their wealth from their respective families.