7. Lynda Res­nick

$2.8 bil­lion

Forbes Middle East - - LEADERBOAR­D • RICHEST SELF–MADE WOMEN -

Age: 76 Res­i­dence: Bev­erly Hills Self-made Score: 8

With hus­band Ste­wart, Res­nick co-owns the Won­der­ful Co., the $4.6 bil­lion (rev­enue) maker of Fiji Wa­ter and POM Won­der­ful pomegranat­e juice. Both pre­vi­ously di­vorced, they met in the 1960s when she pro­vided mar­ket­ing help for his bur­geon­ing alarm busi­ness. They also own 135,000 acres of or­chards in Texas, Mex­ico and Cal­i­for­nia’s Cen­tral Val­ley, where they grow pis­ta­chios, al­monds, pomegranat­es and man­darin or­anges.

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