Country: USA Company: Harpo Productions, The Oprah Winfrey Network Net Worth: $2.5 Billion.
The woman who is famous all over the world for her talk show and her propensity for gift-giving is also one of the richest women in the world. Oprah Winfrey has truly become successful against all odds. She began her media career on the radio and landed a few TV appearances, but her big break came when she got a role in Steven Spielberg’s “The Color Purple.”
After the film, she introduced an innovative talk show and changed the genre forever. Ever since, Oprah has used her fame, influence, and wealth to shine a light on social problems plaguing our world. She is invested not only in media but also in everything from real estate to publishing.
Country: Czech Company: PPF Net Worth: $16.5 Billion.
Renáta Kellnerová is best known for being the widow of the billionaire Petr Kellner, who lost his life in a devastating helicopter crash. Petr founded the PPF Group in the early 1990s, and it became the biggest investment company in Europe. After his death, the fortune went to Renáta. The two share three daughters as well as Petr's son from a previous marriage,
She is the richest Czech citizen, however, she donates, encourages, and promotes good causes, especially in education, all over her homeland. In 2022 she entered Forbes Billionar List and has been starring on it ever since.
Country: China Company: Sun Hung Kai Properties Net Worth: $14.8 Billion.
The Kwong family is one of the richest ones in Asia. Kwong Siu-hing was married to Kwok Tak-seng who established Sun Hung Kai Properties, which made her the billionaire she is today. She was born in 1929, almost a century ago, and is still very much active. Sun Hung Kai Properties is Hong Kong's biggest property developer, and Kwong holds more than 40% of its shares.
The Kwong family has a few family scandals that have been publicized and led Siu-hing to sit on the board of the company on more than one occasion. As of today, she is the sole chairman of the company.
Country: USA Company: New York Empire Equestrian Team Net Worth: $100 Million.
Georgina Bloomberg is a businesswoman, a professional equestrian, and a philanthropist. Her name may sound familiar because she is the daughter of former New York mayor and famous billionaire Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg was obviously immensely wealthy from the get-go, but her drive and determination also played an important part in building her fortune.
While dominating the field of equestrian sport, Bloomberg also closed sponsorship deals and co-wrote young adult books about the equestrian circuit. She also somehow found time to start a charity that donates new and used riding clothes and boots to therapeutic riding clubs and others who need them and donates millions to organizations that preserve or protect animals.
Country: USA Company: Marie Claire, Friends of Finn Net Worth: $100 Million.
Media magnate William Randolph Hearst’s great-granddaughter (and heiress) is Amanda Hearst, which makes her one of the youngest millionaires on the planet. Hearst was born into a life of privilege but also learned how to use the family’s resources to promote her own career efforts.
She is the founder of Friends of Finn, a charity dedicated to ending animal cruelty in puppy farms all over the world. When not spending her time on the socialite circuit, Hearst works as a marketing editor for the women’s magazine Marie Claire.