Alba co-founded The Honest Company, which sells more than 120 natural goods, in 2012. In a matter of three years, the business has reached a $1 billion dollar valuation, landing her on the cover of Forbes magazine's America's Richest Self-Made Women issue.
Everyone's favorite fraternal twins are serious hustlers. Through their retail empire Dualstar Entertainment Group, they sell roughly $1 billion worth of merchandise, from movies to hairspray to T-shirts, every year. The company also incorporates the sisters' successful Olsenboye, Elizabeth and James and The Row clothing lines.
The supermodel, who started modeling at age 17, was one of the most iconic faces of the '80s. Now? She's one of the world's richest women. In 2012, Forbes magazine estimated that her retail empire earns roughly $2 billion a year.
The stunning actress has landed role after acclaimed role ever since getting her start on a Mexican telenovela, Teresa. But she happened upon her billions by way of marriage: her husband François-Henri Pinault, whom she married in 2009, is a French businessman whose estimated worth is $16.9 billion.
It should come as no surprise that the actress-director-producer-entrepreneur-icon is worth billions – $3 billion, to be exact. Winfrey makes millions each year from the wildly popular spin-off shows she helped create – Dr. Phil, Rachael Ray and Dr. Oz among them – as well as from her cable network, OWN, her magazine O, The Oprah Magazine and her production company, Harpo Films.