Country: Switzerland Company: Louis Dreyfus Company Net Worth: $3.5 Billion.
Dreyfus (neé Bogdanova) is of Russian descent but is currently a Swiss citizen. She is the chairwoman of the international merchant empire Louis Dreyfus. Margarita met her future husband, Louis Dreyfus, on a flight in 1988. She was then employed by a company that sold circuit boards but quit after falling in love to become a stay-at-home wife and mother.
Her new husband at the time was serving as the head of the Dreyfus Group. When Louis sadly passed away, Margarita became the head of the company. She now lives in Zurich with her new husband and twin daughters and has recently acquired the French football team Olympique de Marseille for more than $50 million.
Country: USA Company: Dylan’s Candy Bar Net Worth: $50 Million.
Everyone knows that Dylan’s Candy Bar is a place you just have to visit if you are in New York City. It was founded in 2011 by Dylan Lauren, a billionaire and the daughter of fashion icon Ralph Lauren. It was rumored that Dylan came up with the idea for the store when she was just a child, after watching the classic film "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory."
While the flagship store is still in New York City, Dylan’s Candy Bar has opened locations in Los Angeles, Miami Beach, Chicago, and more, and its candy can also be purchased online from almost anywhere in the world.
Anna Anissimova Schafer
Country: Russia Company: Actress Net Worth: $4 Million.
Enormously wealthy Russian socialite, Anna Anissimova Schafer, inherited an immense family fortune. Her father, Vasily Anisimov, amassed his billions through the metal industry. Schafer, however, was not content to live on family money alone and had plenty of her own ideas. She used her good looks and extravagant style to make a name for herself as an actress and model.
She turned to real estate, too, and used her family money to scoop up some of the most expensive properties on the market. These days, she is married to an American film producer and enjoys the quiet life near Los Angeles while occasionally working as an actress and producer.
Country: Australia Company: Hancock Prospecting Net Worth: $29.6 Billion.
Georgina Hope Rinehart is the chairwoman of Hancock Prospecting in Australia. They are a privately-owned mineral exploration and extraction company founded by Lang Hancock, Gina’s father, in 1955. Rinehart, who was born in Perth in 1954, is now the wealthiest person in Australia. She did a short stint at the University of Sydney but quit school to work for the family business. She became the manager of the company in 1992 following her father’s death.
These days, Gina Rinehart is a mining mogul with a 76.6% share in the company. Since she was an only child, the remaining shares were left to Lang’s four grandchildren. They are currently in a trust, with Gina serving as the trustee.
Country: Canada Company: Woodbridge Net Worth: $13.8 Billion.
Sherry Brydson is the largest stakeholder in Woodbridge, an investment firm headquartered in Ontario, Canada. Woodbridge has a controlling interest in Thomson-Reuters, an enormous mass media and information company. In turn, Thomson Reuters has a controlling interest in Westlaw, a service that provides legal information, among other things.
Not many people know this, but in addition to her work at Woodbridge, Brydson is also the news editor of the University of Toronto newspaper. She also founded a branch of the family business in Westkirk with a focus on investments. Through that office, she is the owner of Viking Air and Vista Radio, making her a real business and media mogul.