These Are The Most Powerful Women Behind Rich And Famous Men

They say when you find a soul mate, you most likely share some similar traits. So when it comes to wealthy and famous men, most of them are married to amazing women. These powerful women are not just good gorgeous, but also successful. It’s no wonder the saying “behind every great man is a great woman.” Let’s check the most powerful women in the world.

Mackenzie Bezos

Mackenzie Bezos is not only a best-selling author and writer of “The Testing of Luther Albright," but also the wife of none other than Jeff Bezos. She was married to the richest man in the world, who is the founder of Amazon and Blue Origin. They divorced in 2019, and got a divorce settlement of $38 billion, making her the third wealthiest woman in the world!

Susan Dellis

Susan Dellis married Michael Dell, the founder and CEO of Dell computers. The Dell Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of computers in the world.

The couple also owns the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, which offers access to healthcare and standard education to underprivileged children from around the world.

Laurene Powell Jobs

Laurene Powell Jobs was married to Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, who died in 2011.

Laurene is the founder of Emerson Collective and she is also helping students without financial aid through various foundations so that they can access higher education.

Claire Elise Boucher

Most of you know Claire Elise Boucher under her the name Grimes. 

The Canadian singer and musician has been in a relationship with Elon Musk since 2018. The two welcomed a son in May 2020, and named him X Æ A-Xii.

Priscilla Chan

Pediatrician and philanthropist, Priscilla Chan is not a trophy wife. 

She is married to the co-founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. Together, they founded the Chan-Zuckerberg initiative, an organization that promotes health and education.

Lucy Southworth

Lucy Southworth is the wife of Google's co-founder, Larry Page. 

But she is not like most billionaire wives. Lucy has degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, and Oxford University, and a Ph.D. in biomedical informatics.

Salma Valgarma Hayek Pinault

The Mexican model and actress is pretty popular, and we remember her in Desperado, Wild West, and Dogma and Wild.

The Emmy Award nominee got married in Paris in 2009 with billionaire businessman, François-Henri Pinault.

Anne Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki was Google's co-founder, Sergey Brin’s wife, until 2015. 

Anne is a biologist and biotech analyst, with degrees from Sanford University and Yale University. Anne Wojcicki is best known for being the CEO and co-founder of 23andMe.

Irina Viner

Irina Viner is one of the best gymnastics coaches in the world. 

In 2015, she received the Olympic Order award, and she is still training the Russian rhythmic gymnastics team. Viner is married to the richest man in Russia, Alisher Usmanov.

Melinda Gates

One of the most famous families in the world is the Gates family. Melinda is married to Bill gates, the second richest man in the world. After graduating from college, Melinda started her work at Microsoft.

She then began dating her husband and the married in Hawaii in 1994. The two have three children and are now the funders of the Bill and Melinda Foundation, who has been donating billions of dollars for research and charity.

Lisa Najeeb Halaby

Born under the name Lisa Najeeb Halaby, Queen Noor of Jordan was married to the King of Jordan, King Hussein. 

After a 21-year long married, the king died (1999). Queen Noor of Jordan is now a UN ambassador and the author of two books about her family history and its wealth.

Stephanie Seymour

Stephanie Seymour is married to Peter Brant, a billionaire real estate magnate and art collector.

They were married for 14 years before Seymour filed for divorce, but one year later they reconciled. Stephanie was a supermodel and actress, known for her appearances on the covers of Sports Illustrated and Vogue magazines.

Diane von Furstenberg

The former princess of Germany, Diane von Furstenberg is in the top 100 most powerful women in the world.

She is also a successful fashion designer - she created the wrap dress. Diane is married to the founder of Fox Broadcasting Company, Barry Diller.

Charlene of Monaco

Another princess in our list is Charlene of Monaco, who is married to Prince Albert II, the Prince of Monaco.

Charlene is a former Olympic swimmer, and she married her husband in 2001. Their relationship was a secret until 2006, and they got married in 2011.

Melania Trump

Melania Trump is a former model, and she is now a businesswoman, owning a skincare line and a jewelry and watch collection.

She is married to the current President of the United States of America, Donald Trump.

Claudia Barilla

Claudia Barilla is a supermodel and a mom of two, who although is married to Guy Laliberte, she is quite humble.

She doesn’t wear designer clothes, although her husband is a billionaire businessman and a poker player. Claudia also directs the One Drop Foundation, which helps youths at risk.

Alison Gleb

Alison Gleb is the wife of Mark Pincus, who is the co-founder of Zynga Inc. and Farmville developer.

Alison is also the co-founder of One Kings Lane, a very popular home décor website that sells luxurious furnishings.

Oleksandra Nikolayenko

Ukrainian model and Former Miss Ukraine Universe Oleksandra Nikolayenko is married to billionaire investor Phil Ruffin.

Her husband is keeping a low profile when it comes to being in the spotlights, but he is known for his wealth that he gained from the oil and gas industries, casinos, real estate and more.

Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall was married to Mick Jagger and in 2016, she got married to billionaire tycoon, Rupert Murdoch.

By the time he was 77, he became the richest man in the world. Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch are still married today.

Leslie Moonves

Although CEO and chairman of CBS Leslie Moonves was still married in 2004, he had a romantic relationship with Julie Chen.

Chen was a reporter on "The Daily Show" when the two met. Moonves was able to get an early divorce settlement in Mexico and married Chen 13 days later.

Tamika Bolton

Tamika Bolton got married to George Soros - “The Man Who Broke The Bank Of England" in 2013, after they met at a dinner party a few years before.

There’s nearly a 4-decades gap between them, but the two seem to love each other a lot.

Ricky Anne Loew-Beer

Ricky Anne Loew-Beer is mostly known as Ricky Lauren. 

She married Ralph Lauren, and met him when she was a doctor's receptionist. After six months of dating, they married in 1964 and together, they have three children.

Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw married Hollywood director Steven Spielberg back in 1991. The two meet when Spielberg was filming Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in 1984.

Capshaw had the role of an American nightclub singer in the movie. Capshaw is known as one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood.

Penny Knight

Penny Knight is married to billionaire founder of Nike, Phil Knight. 

The two met when Phil was a lecturer at Portland State University and they married in 1968. Unfortunately, the couple’s only child died in 2004 during a scuba diving accident.

Julia Flesher

Julia Flesher married David Koch in 1996 and they have three children.

Koch had inherited wealth from his parents and grew it up to $51.5 billion. Unfortunately for Julia and the rest of the family, David Koch passed away last year, in 2019.

Flora Marcote

Flora Marcote married Amancio Ortega in 1986. Ortega co-founded a retail brand with his ex-wife, called Inditex, the brand being Zara’s parent company.

His net worth is over $70 billion, making Ortega one of the richest men in the world.

Ann Rosbeck

Ann Rosbeck is an actress known mostly for her role in “There's Something About Mary,” and other successful movies as well.

She married Bill Wrigley, the owner of the billion-dollar company - Wrigley Company.

Kate Greer

Kate Greer has been dating for the past 4 years Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter.

Kate is also a designer and the co-founder of a homegrown popcorn company named Cheerie Lane.

Nicole Schuetz

Nicole Schuetz is the CEO and founder of Sutro Energy Group, an organization that helps investing in clean energy projects and technologies.

She is married to Kevin Systrom, a billionaire and the co-founder of social media platform Instagram.

Miranda Kerr

Although the popular Australian model Miranda Kerr is known for being a Victoria's Secret angel, she is also the owner of a skincare products brand called KORA organics.

She is also married to Snapchat's CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel.

Kristy Hinze

Actress, model, and television host Kristy Hinze is married to Jim Clark, who is the Silicon Graphics and Netscape founder.

You may have seen her in Sports Illustrated and Victoria's Secret magazines as well. There’s also a 36 year age difference between them, but the couple is still married today and they have a child together.

Kristy Roper Bertarelli

Kristy Roper Bertarelli was Miss United Kingdom in 1998. She is also a songwriter, singer and model.

All Saints’ popular song “Black coffee” was co-written by Bertarelli. She is married to businessman Ernesto Bertarelli, who is the owner of biotech firm, Serono.

Flavia Sampaio

Flavia Sampaio is married to Eike Batista, the chairman of the EBX Group and the wealthiest man in Brazil. 

Flavia founded the Institute Consciousness to assist children. She is also a tax and environmental lawyer and a member of the Sampaio, Morrison and the Boquimpani Advogados Associados.

Andrea Hissom

Andrea Hissom is married to art collector, casino mogul, and the CEO of Wynn Resorts, Steve Wynn.

Clint Eastwood was Wynn’s best man, and among the wedding guests there were Donald Trump, Celine Dion and a lot more celebs.

Nikita Kahn

Ukrainian actress Nikita Kahn is known for her role in Catch 44. 

She is now dating the co-founder of Oracle Corporation, Larry Elisson. So far, Nikita has had four husbands, so it’s improbable she will tie the knot with Elisson.

Dasha Alexandrovna Zhukova

Dasha Alexandrovna Zhukova was married to the Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich, who is also the founder of IRIS Foundation.

Dasha Zhukova was the editor-in-chief for a fashion magazine and she is a fashion mogul.

Malia Andelin

Malia Andelin is married to prolific businessman Sumner Redstone, who owns the National Amusements group.

When Sumner met Malia, he was 89, and she was in her twenties.

Jade Foret

Jade Foret is a Belgian model, who got married in Paris in 2013 with French billionaire Arnaud Lagardère.

Her husband is the General and Managing Partner of Lagardère SCA of the Lagardère Group.

Yekaterina Viktorovna Lisina

Yekaterina married her husband one year after they met.

She is married to Russian businessman Anton Zingarevich, who owns the Reading Football Club.

James Packer

James Packer is among the wealthiest men in Australia. 

He is married to Australian singer and model Erica Baxter Packer. The two separated after a six-year long marriage.