Acquiring a billion-dollar fortune at a young enough age to be able to kick back, relax and enjoy an early retirement is the stuff of dreams. Nevertheless, it’s not an entirely unachievable real-life aspiration. This fact is proven by various women worldwide – even if many of these individuals remain at the forefront of business empires that are likely the envy of their competitors.
Quite a few of the following women have taken up the mantles of their family firms, while others have parlayed great ideas into incredible success. All ten, though, have two things in common: being exceptionally wealthy in the prime of their lives, and being very much work oriented.