In this article, you will explore the 7 most famous female Entrepreneurs you should know. Nowadays, females have made their names in almost every sector of life. There are many renowned female entrepreneurs from all around the globe whose success stories are inspiring to read. According to research, In the USA, 40% of businesses are owned by Women. Additionally, in the past years, women initiated 1,821 new businesses daily.

So, let’s go through their inspiring success stories.

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1)    Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey stands number one on the list to be called the most famous female entrepreneurs whom you should inspire.

Apart from being a successful actress, talk show host, philanthropist, and producer, Oprah helped others succeed. Most businesses work for themselves, but this female entrepreneur, along with creating her own business, benefited people in achieving their dreams.

Despite belonging to a poor background and facing failures, she worked from scratch and became an inspiration for every woman. She started her journey as a news anchor and is now called the “Anchor Queen.”

Oprah Winfrey is also the founder of Harpo Productions, Academy for Girls, and Oprah Winfrey Leadership.

She is undoubtedly one of the most influential and inspiring female entrepreneurs in the world.

2)    Denise Coates

Denise Coates, is also one of the most famous and successful female entrepreneurs.

She has a net worth of around $2.5 billion, and is the creator of one of the world’s largest gambling sites.

She worked on her gambling site called for one year before releasing it to the public. Coates was first trained as an accountant before moving on to her online business.

3)  Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx, is one of the famous female entrepreneurs who faced rejections after rejections in her journey to success.

Starting your journey with failure is heart-breaking. When Sara Blakely decided to launch Spanx, which is now a million-dollar undergarment company, she didn’t have money to invest. She faced multiple time rejections from investors in her idea to build Spanx

Hence, it would not be wrong to say that she invested many efforts to lift her company from the ground, and to the heights of success.

4)    Sophia Amoruso

Sophia Amoruso, another female entrepreneur who faced various life setbacks. She is the owner of a site named “Girlboss” worth $5 million today. The site focuses on empowering women in their careers, wellness, and beauty.

5)    Tory burch

Tory Burch, a female entrepreneur who was awarded with the title of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ in Forbes.

Having a net worth of $850 million, Tory Burch is an owner of a renowned fashion brand. With that, she is the founder of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation which helps and educates cancer patients regarding the disease.

6) Kylie Jenner:

When it comes to talking about young talents in the entrepreneur world, Kylie Jenner is one of them. Only at the age of 21, she became the founder of beauty brands named Kylie Skin and Kylie Cosmetics.

Proving to have a net worth of $1 billion, Kylie Jenner became famous as the World’s youngest female entrepreneur.

Above all, her beauty brand was the fastest growing business in her industry as compared to other beauty brands that had launched before her brand.

7)    Annetta Powell

It’s difficult to stay positive and motivated when you wake up in the world with challenges. Annetta Powell was born to a deaf parent hence was a survivor of hardships from the beginning of her life. At the early age of the ’20s, she was passionate to succeed in life.

Annetta Powell realized that she should start her own business in order to achieve something big, instead of working for others. Hence, this dream initiated to establish her own real estate investment firm and Infinity Properties Group. Moreover, she created five different tax franchises.

But as there is a common saying that success and failures go together. Annetta too faced failures and challenges along with her success. In 2009, her business came to a downside and, she was investigated and charged for false fraud.

Despite this turndown, Annetta again worked on creating her own real estate, and this time to a higher level. She succeeding in achieving her dream life and also helps others in living their dream life.


In the past years, entrepreneurs were mostly men. But with time, women have built their success stories in the field of businesses despite all the hardships and failures they faced.

You will find many famous female entrepreneurs in every business industry. Whether it is technology, publishing, fashion, beauty, or broadcasting.