Forbes named the richest woman in the world

Forbes назвал самую богатую женщину мира

Forbes magazine named the successor of cosmetic Empire L’oréal françoise Betancur Myers richest woman in the world. Her family owns a 33% stake in the cosmetic giant.

Condition françoise Betancur Myers, the magazine estimated $49,3 billion, according to the publication, in the list of the richest people in the world it is located on 14-m a place. Over the past year the condition of Francoise Betancur Myers grew by 17%, or $7.1 billion.

Previously the richest woman in the world Forbes called the mother of Francoise and daughter of the founder of L’oréal eugène of Schüller – Lillian Betancur. In the list of the richest people in the world she first arrived in 1987 when Forbes began to publish their rankings.

Lillian died in September 2017 at the age of 94 years. The Board of Directors of L’oreal she left even earlier, in 2012, after 17 years of tenure: as the court found her unable to dispose of their own property because of dementia.

Françoise Betancur played a key role – that of her lawsuit, the court found Lillian incapacitated. In a statement, the daughter said that her mother used to convey a writer and photographer Francois-Marie Bagneux €1 billion in cash and gifts.

The full ranking of the richest people, the magazine will release on March 5. The magazine only said that in the first place is the founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos with $131 billion, $19 billion more than the year before.