You might not be familiar with this woman if you aren’t a fan of the Indian film industry, but it sounds like you should be. Tina Munim, a former Bollywood actress, made her claim to fame in the movie “Des Pardes” (“At Home and Abroad”), which was released in 1978. She is married to businessman Anil Ambani, once ranked the sixth richest man in the world.
Though Munim has left the Bollywood scene after acting in over 30 films, she still has her hand in the arts as an acting member of the Harmony and Art Foundation. She also sits on the board of the Mumbai-based Koklilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital as a chairperson. Munim and Ambani have two sons.
Wendy Deng met well-known Australian media tycoon Rupert Murdoch not long after graduating with an MBA from Yale University. The Chinese-born entrepreneur was working in Hong Kong as vice president of Star TV, a company that Murdoch had purchased. This is how the two first met and began their relationship.
The couple married in 1999, making Deng Murdoch’s third wife. Throughout her career, Deng has worked in a wide variety of fields such as TV, a MySpace advisor, a Chinese internet investor, and film production. Unfortunately, the couple filed for divorce in 2013. Deng didn't remarry but Murdoch went on to marry (and eventually divorce) Jerry Hall.
Usha Mittal holds her own against her husband Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel company. The two have been going strong since the young age of 21, and Usha has even been given the responsibility of running ArcelorMittal in the managing board’s absence, having had 15 years of experience running a steel plant in Indonesia.
Though impressive as that may be, her biggest contribution is becoming the namesake of the Usha Mittal Institute of Technology. The well-renowned institution is a large promotor of education for women throughout India. This is a woman of principles who sticks up for what she believes in.
Daughter of former White House Chief of Staff Sam Skinner, under the George H.W. Bush administration, Jane began her career, unsurprisingly, as a political correspondent. The Northwestern University graduate continued her career in Newscasting, ultimately settling as the anchor for the 2 pm ET edition of "Fox News Live."
However, she is not active in the field nowadays. In 2010, Skinner announced her retirement from the anchor position to devote more time to family. Skinner has been married to businessman and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell since 1997, and the two are raising their sweet twin daughters in Westchester, New York.
Latvian-born Astrid Menks, the second wife to the well-known investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett, has quite a story with the wealthy businessman. The two met while Menks worked as a waitress at a nearby cafe. Buffett frequented the cafe with his former wife Susie, who would often perform there as a singer.
Menks and Buffet then began a 40-year relationship to the full knowledge of Buffett’s wife Susie, who would even be seen out with Menks herself on various occasions. Apparently, Susie and Warren had been living apart for a while. Menks and Buffett tied the knot in 2006, two years after Susie’s passing.