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Sandra Bullock, Emma Grede Among Newcomers Of America’s Richest Self-Made Women

he stock market rout of spring 2022 caused some real reverberations but fortunately did not hold back a crop of successful women executives and entertainers.

Seven newcomers joined Forbes 2022 list of Americas Richest Self-Made Women building fortunes in industries from technology to fashion to banking.The newcomers range in age from 27 to 80 and hail from five states. Each is worth at least $215 million the cutoff to make this years list of 100 women together the newbies are worth a combined $2.3 billion Forbes estimates. The best known is superstar actress Sandra Bullock who has spent more than three decades in front of the camera in hits such as Gravity and The Proposal and at age 57 is still making millions for starring roles in movies.Also new to the list is 80 year old Betsy Cohen one of the first female bank CEOs in America who in recent years has invested in multiple financial firm SPAC mergers and acquisitions.

Three newcomers successfully tapped stuck at home during-the-pandemic consumers. Paige Mycoskie found millions of customers for her Aviator Nation an American-made clothing company known for selling retro-looking rainbow-striped hoodies for $190 a pop. The brand blew up by outfitting entertainers such as Jennifer Lawrence -Z Robert Downey Jr. and Selena Gomez sales jumped from $70 million in 2020 to $110 million in 2021. Rachel Drori aiming to change the frozen food industry through her plant based food delivery company Daily Harvest also secured investments from multiple sports idols and a celebrity chef. Emma Grede the first Black woman investor on ABCs Shark Tank show was a founding partner and is chief product officer of Kim Kardashians shapewear and loungewear firm Skims among other entrepreneurial ventures.

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