Richest Black Women In America

Updated: October 17, 2018 By: Wikilistia Staff

America is famous for many things including tourism, Food, Heritage, historical places and most important Richness. There are many people having place in the list of richest people who have done hard work and smart work both to achieve that mile stone.

Today we brought to you the list of Richest Black Women In America who earned their wealth by generating new business idea and done lots of struggle to accomplished that goal.

Let’s celebrate their success and got inspired by them, because you can also learn from the success of others and can improve your lifestyle.

Richest Black Women In America [List]
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    1. 1. Oprah Winfrey

      Oprah Winfrey

      Oprah Winfrey was the richest African American of the 20th century with net worth of $2.7 billion($2.8 billion February 2018), She is popular for "The Oprah Winfrey Show" which was an talk show and was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history. Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her mother was an unmarried teenage lady. Later she became an American media proprietor and known as most influential woman in the world.

      Oprah Winfrey: American Executive

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    2. 2. Beyonce Knowles

      Beyonce Knowles

      Beyonce Knowles is one of the richest black women in america having wealth of $350 million(May 2017). She is an African American singer, songwriter and actress born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. Her mother Tina Knowles is an businesswomen & fashion designer. Beyonce Knowles was so talented since her childhood and participated in several singing and dancing competitions as a child. "Dangerously in Love" was her debut album was released in 2003 which won earned five Grammy Awards.

      Beyonce Knowles: American Singer

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    3. 3. Alice Walker

      Alice Walker

      Alice Walker was born on February 9, 1944 in in Eatonton, Georgia, She is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She won the "National Book Award" and the "Pulitzer Prize for Fiction" for her novel "The Color Purple" which she wrote in 1982. She owned $300 million of wealth which is the fruit of her unstoppable dedication and wide thinking capacity. She coined the term "womanist" to mean "A black feminist or feminist of color." in 1983.

      Alice Walker: American Novelist

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    4. 4. Cathy Hughes

      Cathy Hughes

      Catherine L. Hughes is a famous American entrepreneur, television personality and business executive who was born on 22nd April 1947 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.. She founded the media company radio one. He is the first women who holds accounting degree from Creighton University. Before established her business empire Hughes worked for an African-American news paper Omaha Star. The total net worth of Cathy is 460 million USD dollar.

      Cathy Hughes: American Entrepreneur

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    5. 5. Jada Pinkett Smith

      Jada Pinkett Smith

      Jada Pinkett Smith is an American actress, dancer, singer, songwriter and businesswoman who started his career with sitcom True Colors in 1990. She was born on 18th September 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.. She appeared in more than 20 featured films. She is one of the richest black women of America with a total net worth of 180 million USD dollar.

      Jada Pinkett Smith: American Actress

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    6. 6. Tyra Banks

      Tyra Banks

      Tyra Banks is a famous American actress, model, businesswoman, television personality and producer who was born on 4th December 1973 in Inglewood, California, U.S.. She started her career as a model at the age of 15. She is the first woman of Africa-America descent to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The total net worth of Tyra is 90 million USD dollar.

      Tyra Banks: American Television Personality

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    7. 7. Serena Williams

      Serena Williams

      Serena Jameka Williams is popularly known as Serena Williams is a professional tennis player of America. She ranked at No. 1 position in tennis sports. She was born on 26th September 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S. She won total 4 gold medals in his career at Olympic games. She is one of the richest black woman of America with total net worth of 85 million USD dollar.

      Serena Williams: American Tennis Player

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    8. 8. Venus Williams

      Venus Williams

      Venus Ebony Starr Williams is a professional tennis player of America who was born on 17th June 1980 in Lynwood, California, U.S. She has won four gold medals at Olympic games. She is commonly known as Venus Williams. She ranked at 9th position in the world in WTA (Women's Tennis Association) singles ranking. The estimated net worth of Williams is 65 million USD dollar.

      Venus Williams: American Tennis Player

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    9. 9. Janice Bryant Howroyd

      Janice Bryant Howroyd

      Janice Bryant Howroyd is a famous entrepreneur, ambassador, businesswoman, mentor, educator and author who was born on 1st September 1952 in Tarboro, North Carolina, U.S. She is the founder and chief executive director of The ACT-1 Group, leading woman owned workforce solution company. She is one of the richest black women of America with a total net worth of 420 million USD dollar.

      Janice Bryant Howroyd: American Entrepreneur

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    10. 10. Debra L. Lee

      Debra L. Lee

      Debra L. Lee is the chairman and chief executive officer of BET, the parent company for black entertainment television. She is a famous businesswoman of America who was born on 8th August 1954 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, U.S. She holds master's degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Governmen. She is one of the richest black woman of America with total net worth of 30 million USD dollar.

      Debra L. Lee: American Businesswoman

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