China is home to two thirds of the self-made women billionaires in the world, followed by USA and UK, a Hurun report showed.
The Hurun Research Institute released the Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2022 on Wednesday, a list of self-made women billionaires across the world. This is the 12th year the list has been published.
Topping that list from China is Beijing-based property developer Wu Yajun. The 58-year-old has an estimated worth of $17 billion.
Yajun and her ex-husband Cai Kui cofounded Longfor in 1993 cofounder. The company operates in more than 100 cities under brands including Paradise Walk, Starry Street and Moco. Longfor reported revenue of $34.6 billion in 2021, stated Bloomberg.
8 of the 10 richest self-made women in the world are in China, according to Hurun Report. #1 is Wu Yajun of real-estate giant Longfor, with $17 billion. The top American is Diane Hendricks of ABC Supply, at $9B, ranked #6. pic.twitter.com/t2fgp38q4d