The World’s Richest Woman Owes Her Wealth To Makeup — & It’s Not Kylie

How does the world’s richest woman spend much of her energy? In addition to being a published author of books about Greek mythology and Jewish-Christian relations, Bettencourt Meyers serves as president of her family’s philanthropic foundation, which has supported a range of endeavors from genomic research to vocal training for choral singers in France. But as a longtime L’Oréal board member, she also helps guide the brand where, according to Forbes, an estimated 90% of her wealth is tied.