Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business. Many know who Europe’s richest men are, but what of their female counterparts? We examine some of Europe’s wealthiest women, and how they made their fortunes against all odds in life..

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Richest European Women Net Worth

Many know who Europe’s richest men are, but what of their female counterparts? We examine some of Europe’s wealthiest women, and how they made their fortunes against all odds in life.

At a time when European countries battle to remedy an income inequality that favours men, it may surprise many to find that some of Europe’s richest individuals are women.

Meanwhile, without further ado, take a look at the names with the largest wallets.

Richest European Women Net Worth

Here is the full list of Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business;

#5 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Born: 30 June 1954 (age 64 years), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Net worth: 13.8 billion USD (2018)
Spouse: Michel de Carvalho
Residence: London, England
Children: Alexander de Carvalho, Louisa de Carvalho

At age 47, Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken inherited a 23 percent controlling stake in Heineken from her father, whose own father had set up the beer company in the late 19th century.

At the time she was a stay-at-home mother of five, with no business education; now, she is an executive director of the organisation and her husband sits on its supervisory board.

Did you know:

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is the 10th-richest female billionaire by net worth in the world.

Richest European Women Net Worth

#4 JK Rowling

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Joanne Rowling CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, FRSE, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film producer, television producer and screenwriter.

She is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
Born: 31 July 1965 (age 53 years), Yate, United Kingdom
Movies: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, MORE
Plays: Harry Potter and the cursed child.

Did you know:

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

J. K. Rowling is the ninth-best-selling fiction author of all time (estimated 500 million copies sold).

She made her fortune writing the famous Harry Potter fantasy series. At the time she started the books she was a single mother living on state benefits.

Rowling would go on to become the world’s first billionaire author – an accolade she eventually lost as a result of giving so much of her wealth to charity.

Richest European Women Net Worth

#3 Tatiana Casiraghi

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Tatiana Casiraghi is an American-born socialite, heiress, and the wife of Andrea Casiraghi, the eldest son of Caroline, Princess of Hanover and fourth in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne.

On the Forbes 2016 list of the world’s billionaires, she was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$2.4 billion.

Born: 24 November 1983 (age 35 years), New York City, New York, United States
Net worth: 1.6 billion USD (2018)
Spouse: Andrea Casiraghi (m. 2013)
Children: Alexandre Andrea Stefano Casiraghi, Maximilian Rainier, India Casiraghi
Education: American University in London, MORE
Parents: Julio Mario Santo Domingo Jr., Vera Rechulski

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

At the mere age of 34, socialite Tatiana Casiraghi has one of the largest fortunes in Europe and is fourth in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne.

In 2016, Forbes ranked Casiraghi in 722nd place on its world’s billionaires list, with a net worth of $2.4bn (€1.95bn).

Richest European Women Net Worth

#2 Susanne Klatten

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Susanne Klatten is a German heiress, the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt.

As of March 2018, her net worth was US$25.1 billion, making her the richest woman in Germany and the 38th richest person in the world.

Born: 28 April 1962 (age 56 years), Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany
Children: 3
Spouse(s): Jan Klatten (m. 1990)
Net worth: 20.5 billion USD (2018)
Residence: Bad Homburg

Did you know:

Susanne Klatten is the third-wealthiest female billionaire by net worth in the world.

As of March, German heiress Susanne Klatten’s net worth stood at $25.1bn (€20.4bn), making her the 38th richest person in the world, as well as the richest woman in Germany.

Klatten inherited her wealth from her father; after his death, she inherited his 50 percent stake in Altana, a pharmaceutical and chemicals manufacturer. Klatten has strong business experience, with an MBA specialising in advertising.

Richest European Women Net Worth

#1 Denise Coates

Top 5 Richest European Women Net Worth/Business

Denise Coates CBE is a British billionaire businesswoman, the founder and joint chief executive of online gambling company Bet365.

As of May 2018, Forbes magazine estimated her net worth at $4.6 billion.
Born: 26 September 1967 (age 51 years), Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom.

Net worth: 3.4 billion USD (2018)
Spouse: Richard Smith
Children: 5, including 4 adopted
Salary: £265 million (2018)
Residence: Sandbach, Cheshire, England

Through founding online gambling company Bet365, Denise Coates has become the UK’s highest paid female boss, taking home 40 times the average salary of FTSE 100 CEOs.

Coates started her career as a cashier in her father’s betting shops, eventually expanding it to almost 50 shops before putting all of the business online – a strategy that has seen the website become one of the largest online gambling firms in the UK.

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