Top 10 Richest Women In the World: What They Do & How Much They're Worth (PHOTOS)

Forbes has just released its annual list of the 500 richest people in the world. Though you won't be the least bit surprised to find famous men like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett reigning supreme at the top of the list, some inspiring women are trailing not so far behind. Through hard work, determination, a great many smart investments made along the way, and yes—in many cases—the right family connections, these 10 women have become the wealthiest on the planet.

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