7 Richest Women in the World …

The days when only men had the right to property are long gone.

Although it has not been very long that women were allowed to amass wealth on their own, many women today feature amongst the richest people in the world.

Here is a list of the 7 richest women in the world.

1. Christy Walton

Christy Walton

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Christy Walton is the richest woman in the world for the third time this year.

She is the widow of John Walton, the Walmart scion.

She is also the richest amongst all Walton relatives.

Her net worth is calculated at $26.5 billion.

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