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America’s Richest Self-Made Women

#1 Diane Hendricks

Cofounder and Chairman, ABC Supply
REAL TIME NET WORTH
$7B
as of 6/3/19
2018 AMERICA’S SELF-MADE WOMEN NET WORTH
$4.9B
as of 7/9/18
  • Diane Hendricks chairs ABC Supply, one of the largest wholesale distributors of roofing, siding and windows in America.
  • Hendricks cofounded the business with her late husband, Ken, in Beloit, Wisconsin, 36 years ago. She has run it since his death in 2007.
  • She led ABC to make the two biggest acquisitions in its history, buying rival Bradco in 2010 and building materials distributor L&W Supply in 2016.
  • The company has more than 700 locations and over $9 billion in sales.
  • Hendricks sold custom homes for a builder before meeting Ken, a roofer.
  • She has donated to a variety of Wisconsin nonprofits, including Beloit College, Beloit Hospital, and the WisconsinEye Public Affairs Network.
ON FORBES LISTS
#257
Billionaires 2019
#76
Forbes 400 2018
#1
America’s Self-Made Women 2018
STATS
AGE72
SOURCE OF WEALTHroofing, Self Made
SELF-MADE SCORE9
PHILANTHROPY SCORE2
RESIDENCEAfton, Wisconsin
CITIZENSHIPUnited States
MARITAL STATUSWidowed
CHILDREN7
EDUCATIONDiploma, High School
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