Women are increasingly taking center stage in business, entertainment and the corporate world. These trail blazers have started or helped expand companies that literally do everything. To be eligible for the list, women have to have substantially made their own fortunes in the U.S. and/or be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. While none inherited their wealth, some climbed farther and overcame more obstacles to get into the ranks.
Here are the top 10 richest self-made women in the United States.