5 Self-Made Female Billionaires

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Many female billionaires that pop up on Forbes list inherited their fortunes, but despite the wage gap that still persists between men and women, a few hard-driving ladies still managed to earn their own billions. Here's a look at some self-made female billionaires and what characteristics led them to the top.
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