Yvonne Bauer – #9
Worth over $2.4 billion, Yvonne Bauer made her fortune by being the daughter of world famous publisher Heinz Bauer. Only 37-years-old, this billionaire now leads the German media company Bauer Media Group and is one of the richest women in the world. She is a 5th generation publisher in the Bauer Media Group.
Bauer Media Group is responsible for the publication of over 600 magazines in various countries, making Yvonne one of the more powerful women in the corporate world. In addition to magazines, her company also oversees many Radio and TV stations worldwide, as well as online media publications. While primarily based out of Germany, Yvonne Bauer’s business takes her to places all over the world such as Australia, New Zealand, England, The US, etc.
Her personal wealth is only a small portion of the total wealth of her family, making them one of the wealthiest families in the world. Many others in her family are equally as wealthy, depite not having the same public profile as Yvonne. Her attitude and success has made her a role model for many women aspiring to make an impact in the business world all across the globe.