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Women's Day: Here are the top 5 youngest self-made women billionaires

Updated : March 08, 2019 12:07 PM IST

The world celebrates the achievements of women around the world on the International Women's Day on March 8 every year. Historically, the celebrations first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe.

The world celebrates the achievements of women around the world on the International Women's Day on March 8 every year. Historically, the celebrations first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the 20th century in North America and across Europe.

The scenario has not changed much when it comes to gender equality. However, women entrepreneurs are doing well and according to Forbes, Kylie Jenner of the Jenner-Kardashian fame became the youngest self-made billionaire, surpassing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Here are the top 5 youngest self-made women billionaires. Take a look:Take a look!

1. Kylie Jenner: Net Worth: $1 billion. At the age of 21, Kylie Jenner, of the Jenner-Kardashian fame became the youngest self-made billionaire, surpassing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Forbes estimated that Jenner's Kylie Cosmetics is worth at least $900 million, and she owns it all. She hits the billion-dollar mark when you add in cash she has already pulled from the profitable business.
1. Kylie Jenner: Net Worth: $1 billion. At the age of 21, Kylie Jenner, of the Jenner-Kardashian fame became the youngest self-made billionaire, surpassing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Forbes estimated that Jenner's Kylie Cosmetics is worth at least $900 million, and she owns it all. She hits the billion-dollar mark when you add in cash she has already pulled from the profitable business.
2. Alexandra Andresen: Net Worth: $1.4 billion. Age: 22. Andresen inherited 42 percent of the family-owned investment company Ferd. Andresen's father Johan still runs the company and controls 70 percent of the votes via a dual-class share structure. Ferd runs hedge funds, is an active investor on the Nordic stock exchange, and has private equity investments.
2. Alexandra Andresen: Net Worth: $1.4 billion. Age: 22. Andresen inherited 42 percent of the family-owned investment company Ferd. Andresen's father Johan still runs the company and controls 70 percent of the votes via a dual-class share structure. Ferd runs hedge funds, is an active investor on the Nordic stock exchange, and has private equity investments.
Katharina Andresen: Net Worth: $1.4 billion. Age: 23. Katharina Andresen, born 1995, is one of the world's youngest billionaires. She inherited 42 percent of the family-owned investment company Ferd. Ferd runs hedge funds, is an active investor on the Nordic stock exchange, and has private equity investments.
Katharina Andresen: Net Worth: $1.4 billion. Age: 23. Katharina Andresen, born 1995, is one of the world's youngest billionaires. She inherited 42 percent of the family-owned investment company Ferd. Ferd runs hedge funds, is an active investor on the Nordic stock exchange, and has private equity investments.
4, Anna Kasprzak. Net Worth: $1 billion. Age: Kasprzak, along with her brother André and mother Hanni, owns $1.46 billion (sales) Danish shoe manufacturer, ECCO. ECCO's products are sold in 90 countries from more than 2,200 ECCO shops and online. ECCO was founded by Kasprzak's late grandfather, Karl Toosbuy, in 1963. She is a dressage rider and competed in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, placing 14th. Kasprzak operates a private dressage barn in Haderslev.
4, Anna Kasprzak. Net Worth: $1 billion. Age: Kasprzak, along with her brother André and mother Hanni, owns $1.46 billion (sales) Danish shoe manufacturer, ECCO. ECCO's products are sold in 90 countries from more than 2,200 ECCO shops and online. ECCO was founded by Kasprzak's late grandfather, Karl Toosbuy, in 1963. She is a dressage rider and competed in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, placing 14th. Kasprzak operates a private dressage barn in Haderslev.
5. Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke. Net Worth: $1.3 billion, Age: 32 years. Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke owns 12 percent of the medical device company B. Braun Melsungen, which began in 1839 as a small pharmacy that sold herbal remedies. Her mother's cousin Ludwig Georg Braun took the reins in 1977 when the company had just $24 million in annual sales (now around $8 billion). Today, with 60,000 employees globally, B. Braun manufactures products ranging from infusion and injection solutions to surgical instruments. (Courtesy: Mueller Neumann)
5. Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke. Net Worth: $1.3 billion, Age: 32 years. Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke owns 12 percent of the medical device company B. Braun Melsungen, which began in 1839 as a small pharmacy that sold herbal remedies. Her mother's cousin Ludwig Georg Braun took the reins in 1977 when the company had just $24 million in annual sales (now around $8 billion). Today, with 60,000 employees globally, B. Braun manufactures products ranging from infusion and injection solutions to surgical instruments. (Courtesy: Mueller Neumann)
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