7 Female entrepreneurs: Going beyond the Conformity
21st century is the century of women. Women across the globe, striving hard to go beyond the conformity and re-write history from their perspective and in their way. There is no field left behind where women are not found.
Every beautiful and the greatest of things has a feminine touch. Entrepreneurship is the field, highly marked with growth & progress, where women entrepreneurs are the flagbearers of the massive success of the sector. Here, we bring you the top female entrepreneurs in the world, those have led the Entrepreneurship to its new heights with their grit.
- Beyonce (Giselle Knowles)
She is an American singer, song-writer, actress, producer and entrepreneur. Beyonce being an actress and singer has already achieved different milestones in entertainment industry. She is a popular face in American Pop- culture. She did not limit herself but she puts her feet in entrepreneurship and founded her own brand, Parkwood Entertainment. Her company currently stands with a net worth of $440 million. Apart from it, Beyonce runs her generational clothing line House of Dereon.
2. Sara Blakely
The owner of Spanx, an undergarment company for men and women, Blakely reaching new heights with each passing day. She started this company with a handful of money $5,000 and today her company’s net worth amounted to $ 1.1 billion. It is said that her company started to rise in full bloom when another female entrepreneur Ophra Winfrey promoted its products. Currently, her brand occupies marketspace in 50 countries.
3. Ophra Winfrey
A lady of great prominence, Ophra Winfrey is a successful actress, a leading entrepreneur, talk show host and a renowned philanthropist. She is regarded as a fierce black entrepreneur. She leads and holds the position of CEO of OWN: Ophra Winfrey Network. It is a cable network channel targeted to entertainment audiences and premiered talk-show programming. Her net worth is estimated $2.6 billion.
4. Arianna Huffington
A Greek lady, author and an influencing businesswomen Arianna Huffington is a woman of substance. She is a co-founder of Huffington Post, however she sold the website to AOL for $315 million. Later, she founded Thrive Global, an online community to aware people about mental health, wellness and behavior changes, positive approach and fruitful thoughts via technology and content. Her net worth stands at $100 million.
Kylie Jenner is an influencer, a media personality, an American model and a successful woman entrepreneur. Her popularity is immense so as her fan-following. Famously known, for her high-monetise Instagram post, kylie is also a well-known entrepreneur. She is a founder and owner of Kylie Cosmetics. She promotes her cosmetics products through social media. Her sister Kendall Jenner, is her co-partner in this business. In 2014-15, both were listed on the Times magazine, as the most influential teens in the world. Her net worth reached at $1 billion.
6. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
An Indian-entrepreneur, founder of Biocon Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has a leading name across the Globe. Biocon is a largest pharma of India in terms of revenue. Interestingly, when the Biocon gone public in 2004, it was the second Indian company to touch $1 billion on its first trading day. Shaw is a highly influencing personality, listed under Forbes, for being as India’s wealthiest self-made woman, she has a net worth of $4 billion.
7. Tory Burch
A well-known name in fashion industry, entrepreneur of her nameshake company Tory Burch LLC., Tory Burch is a leading fashion designer. Her brand generates annual revenue of $1.5 billion. Her net worth stands at $850 million. Tory’s label produces fashion designs and lifestyle products, handbags, apparel and footwear. She was included in the list of Forbes, under the list of most influential women in the world. Her company has more than 300 stores worldwide.
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