8. Johnelle Hunt

$2.7 bil­lion

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

Age: 87 Res­i­dence: Fayet­teville, Arkansas Self-made Score: 7

Hunt is chair­per­son of in­vest­ment firm Hunt Ven­tures, which broke ground on a $100 mil­lion, 16- acre re­tail-an­dres­i­den­tial project in north­west Arkansas in early 2019. Her for­tune comes from her 17% stake in pub­licly traded truck­ing com­pany J.B. Hunt Trans­porta­tion Ser­vices, started by her and her late hus­band, J.B., in 1969.

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