With a business she started out of her father’s factory basement, Alex and Ani founder and CEO Carolyn Rafaelian has joined our elite list of the Richest Self-Made Women in America. Check out the link in our bio to see her inspiring story on how she grew her bangle brand into one of the most lucrative jewelry companies in America worth at least $1.2 billion.
Forbes just put together a list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, and surprisingly, only a handful of celebrities are on the list.
Oprah came in at #3 with a fortune of $2.9 billion, and other stars sprinkled through the top 60 include Madonna, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Beyoncé, Judge Judy, and Taylor Swift
In case you're curious, the #1 spot went to the co-founder of Little Caesars. You can check out the full list here.