15 Awesome Women Who Outshine Their Billionaire Partners

flavia sampaioFlavia Sampaio has been dating Eike Batista, Brazil’s richest man, for 4 years.

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These billionaire wives and girlfriends are no bimbos.Despite having access to all the money in the world, these women write novels, start companies, edit magazines and practice law.

In addition to their brains and entrepreneurship, many also happen to be gorgeous.

From the talented and beautiful Dasha Zhukova to the inquisitive and stylish Princess Ameera of Saudi Arabia, it’s no wonder billionaires wanted to date these incredible women.

Dasha Zhukova is dating oligarch and billionaire Roman Abramovich, one of the richest men in the world.

Why she's awesome: The gorgeous Dasha is an entrepreneur, magazine editor and fashion designer. She's opened a contemporary art museum and her fashion label recently announced a collaboration with Urban Outfitters.

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Stephanie Seymour is married to billionaire Peter Brant. They recently reconciled after a rough patch a couple years ago.

Why she's awesome: Seymour is a former supermodel who has appeared on the cover of Vogue and in many Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. She's also appeared on television and movies.

Salma Hayek is married to Francois-Henri Pinault, the billionaire who runs Gucci, among other brands.

Why she's awesome: Hayek has an Oscar nomination for the film Frieda and is starring in the recently-released Savages with Blake Lively. She also does philanthropy through UNICEF, helping raise awareness for child vaccines.

Queen Noor of Jordan, widow of King Hussein, is dating telecom giant Carlos Slim Helu. He's the richest man in the world.

Why she's awesome: Princeton-educated Noor has devoted her life to educating the world on Islam and Arab relations. She's also published two books and served as an ambassador to the United Nations.

Nita Ambani is married to industrialist Mukesh, the richest man in India.

Why she's awesome: Nita is co-owner of the Mumbai Indians cricket team and is actively involved in fundraising for the blind, education and disaster relief.

Flavia Sampaio has been dating Eike Batista, Brazil's richest man, for 4 years.

Why she's awesome: Besides her stunning good looks, Sampaio is a lawyer who does social work to benefit her home country of Brazil.

Anne Wojcicki is married to Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Why she's awesome: Anne is a biotech analyst with degrees from Stanford and Yale. She cofounded 23andMe, a service that provides rapid genetic testing.

Mackenzie Bezos is married to Jeff, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com

Why she's awesome: Mackenzie is a best-selling novelist who won the National Book Award for The Testing of Luther Albright. She has a degree from Princeton, and she and Jeff recently donated $15 million to the school's neuroscience program.

Irina Viner has been married to Russian oligarch and billionaire Alisher Usmanov for 20 years.

Why she's awesome: Irina is the head trainer for the Russian rhythmic gymnastics team. She's also known for her fashion sense and taste in art.

Princess Ameera is married to Saudi Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal, one of the world's richest men.

Why she's awesome: Al Waleed told Forbes that Ameera doesn't wear the elaborate jewelry available to her, preferring simpler pieces. She's furthering her education and has American professors teach her and other women classes in the royal compound.

Priscilla Chan recently married Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Why she's awesome: Priscilla recently got her degree in medicine and plans to be a pediatrician. Despite being married to one of the world's richest men, she had a low-key wedding with Zuckerberg and picked out an off-the-rack dress.

Susan Dell is married to computer magnate Michael Dell and the couple has four children.

Why she's awesome: Susan is an elite-level athlete who has competed in the Iron Man triathlons. She's also the chairwoman of the fashion label Phi, which has appeared in Vogue.

Wendi Deng is married to News Corp billionaire Rupert Murdoch.

While she's awesome: Deng used to run one of Murdoch's television channels in China. She also serves on the board for New York's Fund For Public Schools.

Anne Dias Griffin is married to Kenneth, the billionaire founder of Citadel.

Why she's awesome: Anne has a Harvard MBA and has worked at Goldman Sachs. She founded Aragon Global, a $160 million asset hedge fund.

Lucy Southworth is married to Google co-founder Larry Page.

Why she's awesome: In addition to her model-worthy looks, Southworth is a doctoral student at Stanford. She's done medical work in South Africa and has also studied at Oxford and the University of Pennsylvania.

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