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America's most successful women entrepreneurs

The Forbes list of the country's richest self-made women, including earnings of Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg, Kylie Jenner and more

Published: Jul 15, 2019 02:26:27 PM IST
Updated: Jul 15, 2019 02:35:01 PM IST

America's most successful women entrepreneursOprah Winfrey
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More women are creating new businesses and amassing fortunes than ever before. As a result, Forbes has expanded our ranking of the nation’s wealthiest self-made women to 80 ceiling crashers, one third more than a year ago. Each of these overachievers has blazed her own trail. Some, like the entrepreneurs behind Poo-Pourri and Thrive Causemetics, created fresh products while others like Belinda Johnson, Airbnb’s chief operating officer, joined tech juggernauts as they were taking fl ight. Still others, including Rihanna and Kylie Jenner, have figured out ways to monetise their fame, fans and social media followers.

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(This story appears in the 19 July, 2019 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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