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Forbes' Richest Self-Made Women In America: Oprah, Beyonce, Madonna In List

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For the first time Forbes has come out with a list of Top 50 Most Successful Self-Made Women which is measured by their net worth. The list not only includes entrepreneurs and CEOs but also some of the famous celebrities. Interestingly, Forbes most successful self-made women's list also has author, some designers like Donna Karan and Vera Wang.

Although 31-year-old Elizabeth Holmes, who dropped out of Stanford to launch blood testing firm Theranos in 2003, tops the list with a net worth of $4.5 billion, we have some gorgeous leading ladies from Hollywood who made it to the list.

From Oprah Winfrey to Beyonce, we have some A-listers from the film and music industry who have become successful self-made women.

Surprisingly, Jessica Alba has made it to the cover of this special issue of Forbes magazine. Alba is however not included in the list, but is featured as one of eight "women to watch." The list also includes Taylor Swift and Sandra Bullock.

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Alba is looking smoking hot in the formal look as she graced the cover of Forbes magazine.

Oprah Winfrey: The actress has made it to the Top 5 as the long-reigning queen of daytime TV remains the only African-American woman on The Forbes 400 Richest Americans list, and has donated hundreds of millions of dollars over the years to educational causes, including her school for girls in South Africa and scholarships for students at historically black universities.

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Madonna: The Queen of Pop has been featured on the America's Self-Made Women's list. She has grossed an estimated $1.2 billion on the road in her career, including $305 million on her recent MDMA tour. That helped her earn an estimated $125 million two years ago, more than any other musician. She is expected to add more and more with her Rebel Heart tour in August.

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Beyoncé: The diva is on the 49th place and she also took the top spot on last year's Celeb 100 list after earning big from her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour and the surprise release of her self-titled album. Queen Bey has personally pulled in more than $500 million in gross earnings as a solo artist.

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