I have some interesting numbers that you can take to the bank - literally. Did you know that the richest woman in Missouri who also happens to be one of the richest women in the world has a net worth that's 12 times greater than even Taylor Swift? Cha-ching.

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Forbes just released it's brand new list of the richest billionaires in the world. On that list, you'll find Pauline MacMillan Keinath. Pauline lives in St. Louis, Missouri and according to Forbes has a net worth of $6.9 billion dollars. Here's what that number looks like when you include all the zeroes:


How did Pauline MacMillan Keinath get so rich?

Pauline is the great-granddaughter William Wallace Cargill who founded (you guessed it) Cargill which was founded in 1865.

So, what is Taylor Swift worth?

According to a recent article by Parade Magazine, Taylor Swift is doing pretty good herself. Her net worth is estimated to be $570 million. Let's spell that out:


Let's do some math. If you divide $6.9 billion dollars by $570 million dollars you get "12.1052631579".

I doubt either woman will have trouble paying rent, so no reason to shed any tears for them. The entire Forbes billionaire list is a fun read if you'd like to know how the other (richer) half lives.

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