Top Female Entrepreneurs 2018

Each year SmartCompany publishes a list of top female entrepreneurs in Australia, ranked by the revenue of the companies they oversee.

Up-to-date revenue figures have been confirmed where possible. An asterisk denotes the revenue figure is an estimate. Click through each name to read more.

1

Gina Rinehart

Company

Hancock Prospecting

Revenue

$4.45 billion

2

Katie Page

Company

Harvey Norman

Revenue

$3.16 billion (with Gerry Harvey)

3

Vicky Teoh

Company

TPG

Revenue

$2.49 billion (with David Teoh)

4

Maxine Horne

Company

Vita Group

Revenue

$674.6 million

5

Lesley Gillespie

Company

Baker’s Delight

Revenue

$595 million* (with Roger Gillespie)

6

Naomi Milgrom

Company

The Sussan Group / ARJ Holdings

Revenue

$459 million*

7

Janine Allis

Company

Retail Zoo (Boost Juice)

Revenue

Over $350 million*

8

Yenda Lee

Company

Bing Lee

Revenue

$320.6 million*

9

Charlotte Vidor

Company

Toga Group

Revenue

$285 million*

10

Lorna Jane Clarkson

Company

Lorna Jane

Revenue

$280 million (with Bill Clarkson)

11

Sue Hollis

Company

TravelEdge

Revenue

$250 million

12

Iris Lustig-Moar

Company

Lustig and Moar

Revenue

$171 million*

13

Gillian Franklin

Company

Heat Group

Revenue

$130 million*

14

Sarina Russo

Company

Sarina Russo Group

Revenue

$122 million

15

Diana Williams

Company

Fernwood Fitness

Revenue

$113.8 million

16

Violet Roumeliotis

Company

Settled Services International

Revenue

$113.4 million

17

Jo Horgan

Company

Mecca Brands

Revenue

More than $100 million*

18

Irene Patsalides

Company

Mirenesse

Revenue

$100 million

19

Barb de Corti

Company

ENJO

Revenue

$100 million*

20

Carolyn Creswell

Company

Carman’s Fine Foods

Revenue

$100 million*

21

Cyan Ta’eed

Company

Envato

Revenue

$94 million

22

Penny Spencer

Company

Spencer Travel

Revenue

$70 million

23

Naomi Simson

Company

Big Red Group

Revenue

$70 million

24

Kristina Karlsson

Company

Kikki K

Revenue

$60.9 million

25

Michelle Bridges

Company

Michelle Bridges (including 12 Week Body Body Transformation)

Revenue

$60 million*

26

Lilly Haikin

Company

Max Brenner Australia Franchise

Revenue

$50 million* (with Tom Haikin)

27

Nicole Eckels

Company

Sapphire Group (Glasshouse Candles)

Revenue

$50 million*

28

Sue Ismiel

Company

Nad’s Hair Removal

Revenue

$42 million

29

Tammy Barton

Company

MyBudget

Revenue

$38 million

30

Jo Burston

Company

Job Capital

Revenue

$37 million