31. TORY BURCH
$900 million SOURCE: Fashion AGE: 55 • RESIDENCE: New York City SELF-MADE SCORE: The fashion icon is opening a new flagship store in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, plus 15 new shops in China. An art history graduate, Burch worked for Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang before launching her own boutique in 2004. It’s expected to sell an estimated $1.5 billion worth of preppychic apparel, footwear, watches, accessories and fragrances this year.