News Forbes billionaire's list: Only 5 New York women make the cut Designer Tory Burch attends the Vanity Fair party at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, 2014. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jamie McCarthy By GEORGIA KRAL & IVAN PEREIRA March 2, 2015 12:42 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email David Koch ($42.9B) and Michael Bloomberg ($35.5B) are the #1 and #2 wealthiest people in New York, according to Forbes' annual World's Billionaires List. There are 1,826 billionaires in the world, and 95 of them call New York home. We wanted to see how many New York women ranked. There are just 5: Joan Tisch: $3.2B Along with sister-in-law Wilma (see below), Tisch owns a portion of the family business, which had its start with hotels and theaters and since diversified into oil, natural gas, and indurance. She also owns 50% of the New York Giants. She is #557 on the overall list. Wilma Tisch: $1.45B With sister-in-law Joan, Tish owns a portion of the family business, including Loews Theaters, oil drilling, natural gas and insurance. She is #1,312 on the overall list. Jane Lauder: $1.4B Lauder is the granddaughter of cosmetics giant Estee Lauder and runs the company's Clinique brand. She also serves on the Estee Lauder board. She is #1,324 on the overall list. Aerin Lauder Zinterhofer: $1.4B Lauder Zinterhofer is another granddaughter of Estee Lauder, and became a billionaire thanks to stock in the family business. She is currently the image-and-style director at Estee Lauder and the namesake of the Aerin brand. She is tied with sister Jane at #1,324 on the overall list. Tory Burch: $1B Burch is the founder of the Tory Burch brand, known for "preppy bohemian chic" and the now ubiquitous ballet flats. Burch also oversees Elizabeth Street Capital. She is #1,741 on the overall list. Out of 1,826 billionaires in the world, 197 are women. By GEORGIA KRAL & IVAN PEREIRA Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.