The Richest Self-Made Woman in America Is Not Who You Think It Is
Being a #Girlboss can take a lot of work. There are things to master, like technology, networking, management skills… it’s okay to have a covetable wardrobe as well. And if you work hard and are ambitious, strategic and a little bit lucky, you might just make it out on top, like some of the women who just debuted on Forbes’ newest list of power women.
She has company up at the top on a list that includes the likes of Oprah ($3 billion), Vera Wang, ($400 million), Beyonce ($250 million) and Sheryl Sandberg ($1.05 billion). Remember, these are all women who made it from the ground up. Shout out to California — the golden state has 20 of these women as residents.
So next time you think you have a great idea, go through with it! After all, Sara Blakely ($1 billion) made her fortune by cutting off the top of a pair of pantyhose!
Which of these women do you admire most? Tell us in the comments!
(h/t Forbes, Photos via Steve Jennings, Kevork Djansezian, Mike Coppola/Getty)