Total wealth of Walmart owner Christy Walton – $37.9bn.
GDP of Tanzania: $36.6bn
That’s right – Walton’s multi-billion dollar fortune, which is more than the GDP of countries like Tanzania, Ghana ($35.5bn) and Bolivia ($34.1bn), has made her the richest woman in the world.
According to a list by Wealth-X, th wealthiest women in the world together own a staggering $114.6bn of personal wealth.
Here’s a list of the richest women in the world
Christy Walton, Walmart owner
Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oreal heiress
Gina Reinhart, Australian mining heiress
Mexican sisters Vanessa Paola Slim Hajj, Maria Soumaya Slim de Romero, and Johanna Slim Ayub – daughters of Mexican mobile tycoon Carlos Slim
Wealth: $6.3bn each
Yang Huiyan, majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings, one of the biggest companies in China
Shari Arison, owner, Arison Investments, Israeli-American conglomerate
Folorunsho Alakija, group MD of African giant The Rose of Sharon Group
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