With net worth of 2.3 Billion USD, Angela Bennett (Age 71 yrs old) is the second richest female, lagging behind Gina Rinehart, the wealthiest woman of Australia. Angela was able to accumulate wealth on such extent from her investment in mining industry.
Most of the credit goes to her father who left her a huge property to so that she could get upper hand in the business in terms of capital that is much required for starting up any business.
Angela Bennett’s father was Peter Wright. It would be interesting for you to know that both the fathers of Gina Rinehart (Lang Hancock) and father of Angela Bennett (Peter Wright) had once been a co-founder of companies. Currently, she is the owner of Wright Prospecting. Receiving compensation from Gina in 2010 also helped to boost Angela Bennett net worth. Along with being the owner of Wright Prospecting, Angela has also share in Hamersley iron. The fact that she had sold her yacht in AUD 20 million in 2010 helped to increase her net worth. She had also sold her house in Perth in 2009 and
thus she was able to collect as many as AUD 57.5 million from this business deal. After selling the lavish mansion in Mosman Park Neighbourhood , Angela has bought 8 million Apartment in Fremantle and she has been living there ever since. The low price of iron in international market had some adverse effect on earning of Angela. Many believe that it was the reason that she had to sell her house in Perth. But the reason has not been confirmed by Angela herself. Angela likes to keep her personal life secret and she likes to avoid media attention as far as possible. So, nothing much has come out in public regarding her personal life.
Angela Bennett is a married woman and she is the proud mother of as many as seven children. Angela is no longer the board member of Wright Prospecting due to her health problem but Wright Prospecting is still aggressively looking for new mining opportunities. Forbes has still put her in the list of richest woman in the world.
So, now we know how much is Angela Bennett Income.