Women have helped build some of the biggest companies in America, and they have the bank accounts to show for it. A look at some of the nation’s female self-made billionaires on this year’s Forbes 400 list:

Jin Sook Chang, net worth $4.5 billion!

Immigrating from South Korea in 1981, Jin Sook and husband Do Won created the Forever 21 clothing chain, which now spans nearly 500 stores. The couple is No. 79 on this year’s Forbes 400 list of richest Americans.

To read about other women on the Forbes List of billionaires see article in Washington Post

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