The $100 Billion Club: Woman Makes History as Wealth Soars with Remarkable Company Share Performance
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, the 70-year-old heiress of French cosmetics giant L'Oréal, achieved a historic success. As the company's shares reached a record high, Bettencourt Meyers became the first woman to reach a fortune of $ 100 billion.
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Shares in L'Oreal, a globally recognised cosmetics giant, reached a historic high on the Paris Stock Exchange on Thursday.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the net wealth of Meyers, who owns 35% of L'Oreal, has also increased significantly.
The richest woman after Meyers is Alice Walton, one of the owners of the US retail chain Walmart.
Elon Musk tops the list.
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