Billionaire moms balance kids and careers
Forbes publishes list of world’s richest mothers.
Did you know that approximately 3,300 people in the world have a father who is a billionaire, but just 305 have a mom who ranks among the world’s super-rich? That news comes via Forbes, which just published an article on billionaire moms who manage children and careers.
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Fashion designer Tory Burch makes the list, one of an estimated 108 billionaire moms in the world and one of the few with a self-made fortune. Spanx founder Sara Blakely also ranks; at 42, she is the youngest self-made woman on the Forbes list.
Other well-known women include Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs’ widow; Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman; and Oprah Winfrey, who isn’t technically a mother but who has helped raise longtime partner Stedman Graham’s daughter, Wendy, and is a pseudo mama to the girls at her Leadership Academy in South Africa.
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Who takes the title as richest mom in the world? That would be Liliane Bettencourt, heir to the L'Oréal cosmetics fortune.
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Photo: Tory Burch, left, and Meg Whitman // Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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