Learn about the 10 richest women in the United States in 2021, including Alice Walton, Mackenzie Scott and Julia Koch
The wealth of the 10 richest women in the United States of America is estimated at $303.9 billion during 2021, some of whom are granddaughters or widows of the founders of some of the largest companies in the country, according to the American magazine "ceoworld".
The list is topped by Alice Walton, with a fortune of $65.4 billion, and is the heiress to the fortune left by her father, Sam Walton, founder of the Walmart supermarket chain, which is the largest private recruitment company in the United States.
The Walton family is also among the richest families in the world, and Alice and other members of her family run the Walton Family Foundation, which focuses on investing in education programs related to primary through 12th grade, as well as environmental conservation and improving the quality of life in Arkansas.
In second place comes Mackenzie Scott, with a fortune of $ 57 billion, which was previously known as Mackenzie Scott before her divorce from billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Then Julia Koch, who inherited her fortune of about $47.2 billion from her husband David Koch.
According to the American magazine "ceoworld", Miriam Adelson ranked fourth in the United States with a worth of $35.6 billion, who is married to billionaire ally of the Republican Party, Sheldon Adelson, followed by Jacqueline Mars, with a fortune of $31.6 billion, and she comes from one of the richest families in the United States. She inherited a fortune, thanks to the Mars Corporation and its investments founded in 1911, and is the largest maker of sweets in the world with brands such as Snickers, M&M's and Skittles, not to mention the company has expanded to sell pet supplies.
Abigail Johnson ranked sixth, with a personal fortune of $21.4 billion, and is an American businesswoman and president of Fidelity Investments and Financial Services, followed by Lauren Powell Jobs with $19.3 billion, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
In eighth place came Blair Barry O'Kidden, with a fortune worth 9.3 billion dollars, and her wealth is mainly due to the Cox Media Group, which owns dozens of newspapers, radio and television stations across the United States.
Then Ann Walton Kroenke with $8.9 billion in ninth place, who descends from the Walton family, one of the richest families in the United States of America.
Finally, Diane Hendricks came in tenth place in the list of the richest women in the United States of America, with a fortune of 8.1 billion dollars, where she works as a film producer.