Bay Area women make Forbes list of America's richest self-made women

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Forbes is out with its third annual list of America's Richest Self-made Women, and the Bay Area is well represented.

Forbes is out with its third annual list of America's Richest Self-made Women, and the Bay Area is well represented.

Marian Ilitch moved into the top spot following the death of her husband, Mike.

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She's worth $5.1 billion. Ilitch owns the Little Caesars pizza chain.

The Gap's Doris Fisher is the wealthiest Bay Area woman she came in at number five on the list, with a net worth of $2.7 billion.

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Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is sixth at $2.5 billion.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is 12th on the list, at $1.6 billion.

Also making a notable placement on the list, Alice Schwartz, who founded Biorad Laboratories in Berkeley in 1952, is 19th at $750 MILLION.
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