Françoise Bettencourt Meyers who is the 15th-richest person in the world leads the women as The Richest Woman In The World on the 2019 Forbes World’s Billionaires list.
This Is The Richest Woman In The World

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire heiress and an author of Bible commentaries and works on Jewish-Christian relations. She is the only daughter and heiress of Liliane Bettencourt, and her family owns the company L'Oréal.

The L'Oréal heiress, who is also the chairwoman of her family’s holding company, is the world’s richest woman, with a fortune of $49.3 billion.

Born: 10 July 1953 (age 66 years), Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Net worth: 56 billion USD (2019)

Spouse: Jean-Pierre Meyers

Children: Nicolas Meyers

Parents: Liliane Bettencourt, André Bettencourt

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers was born on 10 July 1953, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. She is the only daughter of the multi-billionaire businesswoman Liliane Bettencourt and French politician André Bettencourt.

She is married to Jean-Pierre Meyers, who is the grandson of a rabbi who was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp. She has two children; she raised them in the Jewish tradition. Her son Nicolas Meyers serves as one of the board members of L'Oréal.