- Forbes released its 2019 edition of the Forbes 400 list, which ranks the wealthiest people in America. Individuals need a minimum net worth of $2.1 billion to make the list.
- Many of the women on the overall list are heiresses; only 11 “self-made” women cracked the top 400.
- The 11 women on this list have a median age of 76 and a combined net worth of $37.2 billion.
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The term “self-made” has caused public outcry before.