Richest Women from Jamaica: Meet the top 10 Of the Richest Women from Jamaica and their Sources of Wealth. After the publication of the richest people in Jamaica list who turned out to be all men. In Jamaica today, there are women whose wealth surpasses that of influential men. These women are business moguls, CEOs, and financial experts; they have earned their right to be equal to men in financial matters. They have accumulated through various means; we bring the list of the Top 10 richest women from Jamaica their net worth and how they made their wealth.
These wealthy women in Jamaica have proven that they can compete in richness with men. Who is the richest woman in Jamaica? How did she become more successful than other people? Let`s start with the top 10 powerful women in Jamaica to find out who is the richest of them all. Their assets and experience in life can speak for themselves.
10. Dorothy (Mickey) Pine McClarty
Dorothy McClarty is one of the most powerful women in Jamaica. Dorothy McClarty estimated net worth is US$10 million and is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest women in Jamaica as given the impression in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg. You can’t call it unless Dorothy McClarty says you can. The most powerful person in the country must get the approval of this lady before he or she gets the mandate from the people.
She has been a top lawyer for over 45 years and a long-serving partner of the reputable law firm Myers Fletcher & Gordon. She also sits on the board of Jamaica National, the country’s top building society that was recently granted a banking license.
She was awarded the Order of Jamaica (OJ) back in 2007. Always gracious with implacable manners, her integrity and acumen are sought by private and public-sector bodies alike. When she calls, you’d better pick up the phone and pay attention!
9. Sandra Denton – Networth: $15 Million
Sandra Denton is a Jamaican-American rapper and actress best known for her work as a member of the female rap-trip Salt-n-Pepa. She among Cheryl James and Spinderella starred in their own reality show ‘The Salt-N-Pepa’ show.
Sandra Denton’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $15 Million dollars, making her the 5th richest female rapper on the list.
8. Portia Simpson Miller – $20 Million
Portia Simpson Miller is one of the richest and most powerful women in Jamaica. Dorothy McClarty estimated net worth is US$20 million and is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest women in Jamaica as given the impression in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg.
She has been a professional politician throughout her career and is generally acknowledged as one of the most popular Prime Ministers in the Caribbean.
Her hugs are legendary. She has made Shaggy’s ‘Strength of a Woman’ her personal anthem. It is said that she can carry a general election all by herself which makes her political dynamite.
The records show that Simpson Miller has approximately J$2,249,995 in savings at two local institutions and $50,000 in stocks. In addition, she holds US$92,700 in US currency accounts at two local institutions.
7. Sanya Hughes – $24 Million
Sanya Hughes was born on October 3, 1982, in Kingston, Jamaica as Sanya Rachel Hughes. She is an actress, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) and Women of Island Paradise (2004).
she currently owns assets which are estimated to be around $24 million as of 2020. Not her actual net worth since other assets were unknown during the estimation.
6. Olivia Grange – $54 Million
Olivia Grange is a Jamaican politician. She has served as a Member of Parliament for Saint Catherine Central since 1997 and as Jamaica’s Minister of Sports, Youth, and Culture for the duration of the Jamaica Labour Party government from 2007 to 2011.
She is currently the Minister of Sports, Culture, Entertainment, and Gender Affairs after the JLP was elected to office in 2016. She has a net worth of $54 million as of 2020.
5. Parisa Fitz-Henley – $54 Million
Parisa Fitz-Henley is a Jamaican-American actress best known for her television roles as Reva Connors in Jessica Jones and Luke Cage and as witch Fiji Cavanaugh in Midnight, Texas.
Fitz-Henley was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, where she attended St Andrew High School. She won the Fashion Model of the Year award in 1996 from the Pulse modeling agency.
4. Staceyann Chin – $71 Million
Staceyann Chin is a spoken-word poet, performing artist, and rights political activist. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Pittsburgh Daily, and has been featured on 60 Minutes.
She was also featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, where she shared her struggles growing up as a person in Jamaica. Staceyann Chin is worth $71 million.
3. Juliet Holness
Juliet Holness is the wife of Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and a Member of the House of Representatives. Holness is a motivational speaker, real estate owner, agent, accountant, and writer.
She was born and raised in St. Catherine, Jamaica. The Holness family has a Total Income of $15,569,477.41 and Total Assets of $161,254,055.89
2. Venice Kong – $107 Million
Venice Kong was born in St. Mary, Jamaica. Her father’s family owned a bakery and a small market in St. Mary. Moreover, both Kong’s mother and aunt worked as Playboy bunnies at Playboy’s Jamaica resort.
Venice moved with her mother to America when she was six years old. She eventually settled down in Los Angeles, California. Kong was the Playmate of the Month in the September 1985 issue of “Playboy.” She was the last Playboy Playmate to have a centerfold with a staple.
1 .Paula Kerr-Jarrett – $1 Billion
Paula Kerr-Jarrett is listed as a billionaire among the world’s richest people. Paula Kerr-Jarrett estimated net worth is US $ 1 billion and she is ranked at No. 1 in the list of the top 10 richest women in Jamaica as appeared in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg.
Attorney, philanthropist, and Jamaican leader, Paula Kerr Jarrett hails from a wealthy family and is linked to the prominent Kerr-Jarett family through her husband.
Paula Kerr-Jarrett is at present involved in the promotion of Montego Bay and has recently launched a project to establish a University, build about 1200 homes, and a technology park with an area of 48 acres which as estimated will help in employment by opening about 30000 jobs.