Hitting the list of wealthiest people in the world would be a dream come true for most people who work day-in and day-out to get there. But, hold on, how many women would you come across who made a big name and big bucks for themselves? Very few!
Women are doing phenomenally well, participating in economic lives across all sectors, setting out examples for the generations to come. They are entrepreneurs, astronauts, politicians, scientists, lawyers and what not? These are some of the young women who proved themselves exceptionally.
Becoming a billionaire at a younger age is one of the biggest achievements. You would be praised by the entire world to have reached that benchmark. Young, rich & successful, as fancy and rare as it sounds,
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these are the young women billionaires across the globe today.
1. Perenna Kei
Net Worth: US$ 1.3 billion
Income source: Property Holdings
Perenna Kei is reportedly the youngest billionaire in the world. She is the CEO of Logan Property Holdings – A publicity-listed Chinese Real Estate Firm and owns 85 percent shares in the Company. Ms. Kei is worth $1.3 billion according to estimates published in Forbes. She was born in Hong Kong and later moved to china. She graduated from the University of London with degrees in Economics and Finance and took to the real estate business soon after. She is still single apparently. She is considerably beautiful and still very much single.
2. Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke
Net worth: $1.3 billion
Income source: Medical technology
Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke is one of the supervisory board members of B. Braun Melsungen AG – A German based medical and pharmaceutical company having facilities in more than 50 countries. The company has 4 divisions: Hospital Care, Aesculap, OPM (outpatient market), and Avitum, employing roughly about 54,000 people across the globe. The Company’s net worth is $6.5 billion in annual revenue and Eva Maria owns 11.7% of the Company.
3. Caroline Hagen Kjos
Net worth: $2.5 billion
Income source: Conglomerate
Caroline Hagen Kjos, born and raised in Norway, is the Chairman and a major shareholder of Canica – One of the largest private investment companies established in Norway. The company focuses on various sectors including manufacturing, fast moving consumer goods, retail and real estate.
Kjos is a Patron Circle Member of the Met Museum in New York, as they annually donate $10.000 for the cause. In addition, her foundation – Canica Foundation primarily supports medical research, education and charitable causes.
4. Tatiana Casiraghi
Net worth: $2.4 billion
Income source: Beer
Tatiana Casiraghi, although a heiress of Monaco, coming from a wealthy background and married in a royal family, she certainly does’t need her husband’s wealth. This young mother of two kids is one of the richest with the net worth of $2.4 billion reportedly. She is the Co-founder of the fashion venture Muzungu Sisters which focuses on ethical business practices that allow her to support local artisans, buy handmade garments at a fair price and then sell them. She is also a renown socialite known for her unique fashion sense and supports several charity organizations.
5. Wu Yan
Net worth: $1.9 billion.
Income source: Media & Entertainment
Wu Yan, known as the media and entertainment queen in China, is the Chairman of HAKIM Unique Media Group and holds a 43.1% of stakes in the Company estimating her net worth to $41.9 billion. HAKIM, founded in 2001, is a leading service provider of smart city solutions in China and won honours / titles as “Top Ten IT Service Providers in China”, “Top Ten SystemIntegrators in China” and “Top Ten Branded Enterprises in China’s Intelligent Building Industry”.
She did her Master’s degree in Economics from Zhejiang University and she made to the list of youngest self-made billionaires in the World Record Academy. China is a hub for female billionaires and boasts the largest amount of self-made female billionaires, she being one of them.
They are all human beings just like us and hey, if they can achieve it, so can we. How do you plan to start your journey towards success? Share your thoughts.