Forbes Releases 2018 List Of America’s Richest Self-Made Women

Forbes released its fourth annual list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. These 60 women, who have a record combined net worth of $71 billion, up 15% from $61.5 billion in 2017. The minimum net worth needed to make this year’s list is $320 million, up from $260 million last year.

Diane Hendricks, co founder and chairman of ABC Supply, with a net worth of $4.9 billion reclaims the top position followed by Marian Ilitch, Judy Faulkner, Meg Whitman, Johnelle Hunt at top 5 positions in Forbes 2018 list of America’s most successful women entrepreneurs.

Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes’ list of America’s 60 richest self-made women, with 21-year-old reality-TV star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner the youngest to be featured in the power list. Ullal is ranked 18th in the list of 60 self-made women, having a net worth of $1.3 billion while Sethi is ranked 21st with a net worth of $1 billion.

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