“Forbes” released a list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Marian Ilitch is #1, with a $5.1 BILLION fortune. She and her husband co-founded Little Caesar’s in 1959, but he died in February.
Now for the celebs:
Oprah’s obviously on the list; she’s THIRD with $2.9 billion.
After that, you have to travel all the way up to #32 to find Madonna, who’s worth $580 million. Celine Dion is 43rd, with $400 million, followed by Barbra Streisand at #44, with $390 million.
Author Nora Roberts came in at #45 with $370 million.
Beyoncé is 46th with $350 million, which puts her combined net worth with JAY Z at $1.16 billion.
Then author Danielle Steel is 48th with $330 million.
Judge Judy clocks in at #51, with a net worth of $300 million.
Taylor Swift is 55th, with $280 million.
With a business she started out of her father’s factory basement, Alex and Ani founder and CEO Carolyn Rafaelian has joined our elite list of the Richest Self-Made Women in America. Check out the link in our bio to see her inspiring story on how she grew her bangle brand into one of the most lucrative jewelry companies in America worth at least $1.2 billion.