Looking for some inspiration? The richest women in America are listed here. The richest women in America are millionaires and billionaires who have either made their own money or inherited it. Many of the wealthiest American women are involved in philanthropy or other social causes--but they may not all be. Just because they have money to spare, does not mean that they're giving it away willy-nilly. On this list of wealthy women, the wealthiest leadies in America are listed in order of wealth but can be sorted by name, birth year and birthplace.Who are the richest women in the United States? Who is the richest woman in America? Does Oprah really have as much money as you think she does? This rich women in America list will help answer all of those questions. Because it turns out, some of the richest people in the country are female! Take that, gender wage gap! These rich American women are raking in the dough (or, you know, inheriting it), and making their impact felt across the world. Who knows, someday you may see your own name amount the richest women in the US. A girl can dream!