Based on the Hurun Report, 11 of the Top 20 richest women in the World are Chinese.
Zhang Yin, founder of Nine Dragon Paper Holdings Limited, is listed by Hurun as the world's richest woman with an estimated personal fortune of $5.6bn.

The other Chinese women who made it to the top three are:
  • Wu Yajun, 46, of Longfor Property, ranks second with $4.1bn in fortune
  • Chen Lihua, 69, of Fuhua International, a Hong Kong conglomerate, ranks third with $4bn in fortune
Spaniard Rosalia Mera of Zara, the fashion house, with $3.5bn in fortune is the richest non-Chinese woman.

Other notable women who made it to the Top 20 List of Richest Women in the World are:
  • Doris Fisher for Gap is eighth 
  • Giuliana Benetton of Benetton is 11th.
  • Oprah Winfrey, US television show host, ninth with $2.3bn.
  • Nandani Lynton, of the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai,
Hurun is a company that compiles information on the richest Chinese.
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