It’s one thing to be born rich and famous, but it’s on a whole different level to own billions of dollars. The lifestyle that the children and grandchildren of the richest people in the world lead, is literally out of this world. They have their own social circles, and sometimes it seems like they live in a parallel, but very lavish, universe.
When you’re an heiress to such a large sum of money, you can pretty much do anything you like, and these women know it. Whether they’re traveling the world, going partying, or starting their own business using the family fortune – each of them is living an amazing kind of lifestyle.
It’s not a coincidence that all of these billionaire heiresses are somehow connected to the fashion, music and entertainment world as they were pretty much brought up surrounded by substantial fame and wealth. These are 30 gorgeous heiresses of the world’s biggest billionaires, who prove that not only money runs in the family, but also beauty.
Dylan Lauren – $2 billion
When you are the only daughter of the iconic fashion designer, Ralph Lauren, you really have nothing to worry about, fashion wise and money wise.
Dylan Lauren, who graduated from Duke University, did not count on her dad’s connections for making it in the business world, instead she took all the inspiration that she could from the world outside to create Dylan’s Candy Bar, inspired by Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, which has become a very successful sweet chain. The ‘candy queen’ has also released a book named ‘Unwrap Your Sweet Life’.
Ariana Rockefeller – $2.8 billion
With a last name like hers, it’s hard not to imagine the money flowing in Ariana’s blood. She is fifth generation of the Rockefellers’, one of the most historical and important families in the U.S. Following in her great grandparents’ footsteps, Ariana is also a philanthropist.
This gorgeous 34-year-old studied at Columbia University, but turned to her real passion which is fashion. Ariana owns her own brand and is married to Matthew Bucklin.
Paris and Nicky Hilton – $2.5 billion
These two are probably the most famous sisters in Hollywood, which have somehow managed to separate their family’s last name and make a name of their own.
Paris is a socialite, model, actress and a DJ and in the early days of her career, she famously starred alongside BFF, Nicole Richie on the reality show, The Simple Life. Nicky owns her own fashion line and she recently gave birth to her first child from husband, James Rothschild, yes from the famous and very rich, Rothschild family.
Prisca and Jenna Courtin-Clarins – $2.2 billion
We’re not sure if being a twin in the case of potentially inheriting billions of dollars, is a good thing or not, but in any case, Prisca and Jenna Courtin-Clarins are also the offsprings of a very prominent family in the cosmetics world, Clarins.
In fact, their grandfather was cosmetics tycoon, Jacques Courtin-Clarins. Together with Their cousins, Claire and Virgine, they serve as empire’s ambassadors. All four stunning cousins have become popular for being socialites and have been featured as ‘best dressed’ on the most important fashion magazines, including Vogue.
Katherine and Cecilie Fredriksen – $9.7 billion
Twin sisters, Cecilie and Kathrine are actually working for their billionaire father’s shipping empire which is worth almost $10 billion!
The Norwegian-born girls are the potential heiresses of the billion dollar worth of companies who grew up splitting their time between London and Norway. Their family owns houses around the world in places like Spain and Cyprus.
Dorothy Wang – $3.7 billion
The #RichKids of Beverly Hills reality star has pretty much coined the term ‘fabuluxe’ when it comes to leading a fabulous and luxurious lifestyle.
Dorothy is the daughter of real estate mogul, Roger Wang, who moved to the U.S back in the seventies in order to pursue an MBA. Apart from starring on the reality show, she owns her own jewelry line and is trying her hardest to make a name for herself. She is also involved in philanthropy work with Children’s Hospital and UNICEF.
Anna Anisimova – $1.6 billion
She is known to many as the ‘Russian Paris Hilton’ due to her gallivanting and having the image of a Manhattan party girl. Anna is the daughter of Russian billionaire, Vasily Anisimov who made his money when he built an aluminum mining company, at the right momentum you could say, after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The NYU student knows how to spend like a billionaire and it was even reported once that her daddy bought her a $23 million townhouse in West Village.
Sofia Abramovich – $8.9 billion
Sofia’s father is probably most famous for owning Chelsea’s soccer team, but that is certainly not his only asset. The Russian oligarch also owns stakes in Norilsk Nickel and Evraz.
The 19-year-old daughter of Roman Abramovich is certainly not selfie-shy, and that is vert apparent on her Instagram account. Sofia likes to show off the family’s lavish lifestyle on social media – from trips to the Maldives to Partying in the French Riviera. The family also owns the second biggest yacht in the world.
Barbara Berlusconi – $9 billion
This stunning 32-year-old is the daughter of former Italian Prime Minister and media mogul, Silvio Berlusconi.
The young Berlusconi graduated cum laude from the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and these days she serves as the business adviser and executive of Fininvest. The mother of two sons resides with her hubby, Giorgio Valaguzza, in Switzerland.
Sofia Barclay – $3.2 billion
Sofia is the daughter of Aidan Barclay who is the Telegraph Media Group chairman. Aidan is also the son of Sir David Barclay of the famous and rich ‘Barclay Brothers’. Being part of the Barclay family makes her the heiress of more than 3 billion dollars.
The aspiring actress who attended Westminster School, splits her time between New York and London. The 28-year-old grew up in the posh neighborhood of West London. Her family owns the lavish Ritz Hotel in London, if she needs a place to stay when she visits her hometown.
Marta Ortega-Perez – $57 billion
Marta Ortega Perez is the daughter of one of the richest men in Spain, Amancio Ortega Gaona, owner of the huge international retail, Zara. Marta is an enthusiastic equestrian who even married an equestrian.
Following in her father’s business steps, Marta, who has been groomed by her father since she was a little girl, is the founder of the fashion company, Inditex.
Tess Druckenmiller – $3.1 billion
Tess Druckenmiller is only in her twenties but has already made big steps in the music industry. Her father is Stanley Freeman Druckenmiller, the manager of Hedge fund.
His daughter has already signed a recording and distribution contract with Bob Frank’s Red River Entertainment, and with her folk vocals, she has performed her debut album named ‘Storyteller’ in a couple of states.
Princess Tatjana Nora Maria – $3.5 billion
Now we know what you’re thinking, being born to royalty pretty much means you will lead a lavish life, a princess life. Princess Tatjana Nora Maria of Liechtenstein is the youngest and only daughter of Princess Marie and Prince Hans-Adam II, who’s wealth is estimated at $3.5 billion.
The family’s wealth stems from their ownership of the Liechtenstein Global Trust, the wealthiest privately owned firm in Europe.
Vanisha Mittal – $16.5 billion
Coming from South Asia is the daughter of Indian steel tycoon, Lakshmi Mittal. The 36-year-old married her husband in 2004, who now works for one of many businesses owned by her billionaire father in the U.K.
The two had one of the most expensive weddings in history, which cost around $60 million! She graduated from the European Business School and from the prestigious University of London, where she, quite typically, studied Business.
Tamara and Petra Ecclestone – $4.2 billion
Tamara and Petra Ecclestone pretty much lead the typical lives of a billionaire heiress, which pretty much includes being mentioned in the tabloids, driving expensive cars and traveling the world in private jets. They are the daughters of self-made Formula 1 billionaire, Bernard Ecclestone.
They are known socialites in their crowd, and in terms of the lavish lifestyle, let’s just say that together they own $1 million worth of handbags. Tamara wed her hubby, Jay Rutlan, back in 2013, in a wedding that reportedly cost $17 million. Her sister is married to businessman, James Stunt, and these two, quite fittingly, own one of the most expensive houses in America.
Aerin Lauder – $3.7 billion
If the name Lauder sounds familiar, that is because Aerin is the granddaughter of cosmetics magnates, Joseph and Estée Lauder. In fact, her father, is part of Forbe’s list of billionaires, and he alone is worth almost $4 billion.
Aerin is known for having an impeccable taste both in fashion and in design, and that is why she was the natural choice when chosen to be the family’s brand international ambassador. She also owns her own lifestyle brand named AERIN.
Amanda Hearst – $2 billion
This stunning 33 year old is the great-granddaughter of media mogul, William Randolph Hearst. She in line to heir the billion dollar empire of the Hearst Corporation. Hearst attended Boston College where she majored in Art History. She has also done some modeling for Tommy Hilfiger, and we can totally understand why.
She has appeared on many covers including International Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Vanity Fair. Apart from being wealthy, Amanda is also a philanthropist and she has her own foundation, Friends of Finn which is all about stopping bad treatment of puppies in dog mills. Her mom is the American socialite and one of five daughters of former president of The San Francisco Examiner, Randolph Apperson Hearst.
Charlotte Casiraghi – $1 billion
Charlotte is part of the Grimaldi family which is estimated at $1 billion. There is no doubt that she will inherit a great amount of money, but one thing she couldn’t buy, is her beauty, which she inherited from her famous grandmother, the stunning Grace Kelly.
This young royalty loves her couture clothes and in her free time she enjoys her equestrian career. She was featured on the cover of French Vogue where she wore high end brands like Gucci, Chanel and more.
Megan Ellison – $55.6 billion
Her father is American entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded Oracle Corporation and has served as the company’s CEO from its early days. He is considered the fifth-richest man in the U.S and his wealth is estimated at $55 billion.
His 31-year-old daughter, Megan, is a successful film producer who founded in 2011 Annapurna Pictures. She has worked on many films including American Hustle and Her, for which she was nominated for an Oscar.
Josie Ho – $2 billion
Josie is the daughter of Macau casino tycoon, Stanley Ho who made his fortune by investing in casinos in the island of Macau.
The 42-year-old has really built a successful life for herself in the entertainment industry and apart from being a famous actress and singer, she also founded her own film production with her filmmaker husband, Conroy Chan. She has appeared in almost 50 films, the latest being House of Wolves.
Jennifer Katharine Gates – $87.7 billion
Jennifer’s father is the richest man on our list. The founder of Microsoft has actually been considered one of the wealthiest men in the world for years.
Considering the lavish and rich lifestyle she is used to leading, Jennifer has had a pretty normal childhood and according to her Instagram account, she tries to maintain a pretty grounded life. She is also a competitive equestrian and attended Stanford University.
Julia Louis Dreyfus – $3.4 billion
The Seinfeld star and funny woman was pretty much born to a billionaire father. Her dad, William Louis-Dreyfus, who had recently passed away, was a French born businessman and the chairman of Louis Dreyfus Energy Services.
While the billionaire left behind a somewhat blended family, which is a complicated situation in itself, the Veep star is in line to heir some of her father’s inheritance (not that she really needs it though).
Holly Branson – $4.6 billion
While she is not a royal heiress, Holly Branson is probably the closest to aristocratic as anyone can get. She is the daughter of Richard Branson, found of the multi-billion empire, named Virgin Group.
Let’s just say that her crowd consists of real royalty like Prince William. Although she studied medicine briefly, she decided to work for her father’s company as a project manager instead. She literally climbed up the ladder and didn’t let her endless connections interfere with her aspirations.
Willa Keswick – $2.85 billion
Willa is the definition of a party girl. She hangs out with other British socialites like Poppy and Cara Delevingne. Her family’s net worth is estimated at almost $3 billion.
She owns her own boutique in the trendy area of East London. She loves her body art and is certainly not shy of showing it off. Apart from the Hong Kong based company, the Jardine Matheson & Co, her family also owns the Mandarin Hotel Group.
Olivia Jacqueline Mead – $2.3 billion
Who knew that there could ever be some trouble in the Land Down Under? Well, when it comes to money and inheritance, it doesn’t matter which continent you’re in, there is always bound to be some problems.
Olivia is the ‘secret daughter’ of the late Australian billionaire, who passed away in 2012. The businessmen had a a trust fund for his 21 year old daughter of $3 million that she could only access when she turns 30. However, the young lady went to court suing for more after she claimed she still has a lifetime of expenses ahead of her.
Noor Fares – $2.3 billion
Noor is the daughter of Lebanese politician and tycoon, Issam Fares who has businesses all over the region and is the 6th richest man in Lebanon.
The young Fares, who was raised in Paris, was always drawn to aesthetics and was mesmerised by all the beauty that surrounded her in the romantic city, which is why she turned to designing jewelry. Her brand is doing so well and is very poplar among Hollywood’s A-listers.
Kyra LeMoyne Kennedy – $1 billion
How cool it must be to say that you’re a Kennedy, right? The 21-year-old is the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy Jr, John F. Kennedy’s nephew.
Just like the other ‘Rich Kids on Instagram’, Kyra is running a very rich account and some may say that is very un-Kennedy. Her father actually banned his socialite daughter’s account after she had posted some very non-representative pictures, to say the least.
Emma Lasry – $1.59 billion
Emma is the daughter of Moroccan-American Avenue Capital Group CEO, Marc Lasry. In fact, this investment firm is one of the biggest hedge funds in the world.
Emma is an aspiring singer who is trying to prove in an possible way that her family’s money will have nothing to do with whether she succeeds or not. She has received mixed reviews online for her work, but continues to make music.
Roberta Armani – $5.3 billion
She is the niece of one of the most prominent and successful fashion designers in the world, Giorgio Armani.
Roberta has taken her Italian roots as well as her love for fashion and joined the family business where she works as the director of PR. She is the face of the company and sets the tone of its image. She also finds time to do some charity work.
Jennifer Woo -$4.3 billion
While her billionaire father (Peter Woo) might be into the real estate business, Woo chose a different entrepreneurial path when she turned to retail.
She is now the president of a huge Hong Kong based department store called Lane Crawford. In fact, ten years ago the Wall Street Journal named her as one of ten Asian women to watch. She is also very much into charity work and philanthropy.
Lisa Brennan Jobs – $10.2 billion
Probably one of the most controversial stories related to Steve Jobs, the late legendary CEO of Apple Inc, was the paternity issues and denial he had in regard to his daughter, Lisa Nicole Brennan.
The 38 year old beauty eventually reconciled with her father, who founded the billion dollar company that is loved and admired by millions of people around the world. The Harvard graduate is now working as a writer and she has written many pieces for a variety of big magazines.
Roshni Nadar -$4.2 billion
Her father, Shiv Nadar, is one of the richest men in India who built everything he earned from teh ground up. He took HCL Enterprise and turned into a multi-billion dollar company.
When she was in her twenties, Roshni decided to join the business owned by her family and soon she became CEO. She is a hard worker like her father and manages to juggle between her family and the business.
Samantha Perelman – $12.5 billion
Samantha Perelman was pretty much born to a wealthy family, from both sides. Her mom was the daughter of Hudson Media empire founder, Robert Cohen and her father is investor and businessman, Ronald Perelman of the Mac Andrews & Forbes Incorporated company.
The conglomerate has invested in all types of things from television to makeup to banks and even jewelry. In fact, Samantha is the daughter of one of 80 richest people in the world.
Caroline Jones – $3.7 billion
Her father, Paul Tudor Jones II, has been ranked at number 376 on the Forbe’s list of billionaires. The BVI Global Fund manager’s daughter is not only stunning, but also extremely talented.
She is a singer and a songwriter who mostly sings folk music and performs all over, including a performance at Julliard and Madison Square Garden. You could say that coming from such a rich background has its perks, and the young singer has already performed alongside Dave Matthews and Paul Simon.
Mallory Edens – $2.5 billion
Mallory is the 21-year-old daughter of the Milwaukee Bucks co-owner, Wes Edens. The stunner became an overnight internet sensation when her famous father picked her to represent the team at the draft lottery.
With over 30,000 followers on Instagram and over 40,000 on Twitter, Edens lets her fans in on her beautiful and fun lifestyle. Her father together with Marc Larsy, purchased the team from businessman, Herb Kohl for more than $550 million back in 2014.
Chloe Green – $5.25 billion
While her name might not ring a bell, her father is one of the richest men in England. Sir Philip Green is the owner of the British retail empire, Arcadia Group which owns popular brands like Topshop and Miss Selfridge.
Sure, Chloe can pretty much get all the clothes in the world, but she decided to go work from behind the scenes where she designs the clothes of her own label named CJG (Chloe Jade Green). The billionaire daughter also famously dated Marc Anthony and was part of England’s reality show, ‘Made in Chelsea’.