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Hollywood has often screened the Damsel-in-distress stories through the years! Think Pretty woman, When Harry met Sally, Cinderella, Titanic and so on. But it seems like Hollywood is opening its eyes to the new reality of incredibly successful women who don’t need a man to pay their bills.

Here are a list of the most fabulous and independent women who need to be on our inspiration list.

Victoria Bekham

Known for her singing skills and style as one of the members of ‘Spice Girls’, she is one of the most successful pop stars with her albums selling more than 20 million copies worldwide.

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Spice Girls was the breakthrough which led to her being a household name but it is own hard work and intuition as an entrepreneur and designer has made her the 52th richest woman in Britain. She has a jeans, fragrance and a sunglasses line in her kitty which is loved by celebrities worldwide.

Victoria met ace football player David Bekham in November 1996 and bought stars caught the fancy of people and media attention overnight. Currently their net worth is greater than the Queen of England with $771 million in their kitty.

Amal Alamuddin

An attorney by profession, she was quite famous in her own right even before she met husband George Clooney. She had represented and still does a lot of high-profile clients such as Julian Assange, the founder of Wiki-leaks. While there, she developed an interest in human rights and graduated from the institution with a bachelor’s degree in law in 2000. She did her bachelors at Oxford and then entered New York University to pursue a master’s degree in law.

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Alamuddin is also quite the activist as she has worked with Kofi Annan for a UN sponsored directive on Syria and as a counsel on the issue of drones for terrorist activities. Currently she represents the country Armenia against Turkey on the issues of the Armenian Genocide in the European Court of Human Rights.

Amal was propelled into Hollywood spotlight when Ocean’s Eleven star George Clooney caught her eye. They supposedly met at a charity event in Syria and a quick courtship later they were married in Italy. With her incredible body of work and beauty, the legendary actor has been known to say that he is her ‘arm-candy’ and not the other way around.

Kim Kardashian

If you are active on the internet and read the newspapers occasionally, there is not a chance that you wouldn’t know Kim Kardashian. She has ‘broken’ the internet, been the star of the wildly popular reality show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’, is the genuinely one of the hottest women in the world.  Her show is currently in the 10th season and she is the second most followed person on Instagram! It’s a game for girls: All glitz and glamour. But it raked in $74 Million USD in 2014 alone, and is expected to hit the $200 Million mark in 2015.

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But the reason she is on the list is because she was able to successfully monetize her notoriety into a business empire. Mom and Manager Kris Jenner was able to turn her daughter into a coveted brand ambassador for diet pills, perfume lines, corsets and clothing lines.

Kim met Kanye West, a 21-time Grammy award winning rap artist months after her divorce with ex-hubby Kris Humphries in 2012. Kanye is a controversy love-child and has billions of wild music fans and Kim has a huge fan list of women who want to be her and men who want to be with. Both combines have propelled each other’s celebrity status and now have a net worth of $215 million with Kim contributing $85 million.

Beyonce

Rapper Jay-Z’s better-half Beyonce is a force to reckon in pop-culture. She makes twice as much as her husband as her earnings last year was $115 million as compared to Jay-Z’s $60 million! Anything with Beyonce’s name on it is instantly successful and trustworthy with even USA President Obama calling her ‘an inspiration to girls worldwide’.  She had humble beginnings who took to the entertainment industry at the age of 8 with the group ‘Destiny’s child’.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z began dating in 2000 and were married 8 years later. One year later Forbes ranked the musical duo as Hollywood’s highest-earning couple and still are till date.

Tasha McCauley

Another Beauty with Brains on this list, Tasha McCauley is the wife of the cute as a button actor, Joseph Gordon Levitt. She is the co-founder and CEO of the robotics firm Fellow Robots at Silicon Valley. She is extremely qualified with a graduate degree from Bard College and an International Business Education and MBA from the University of Southern California. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Arabic and recently became a mother to a boy!

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There is something very charming about a man who can accept and rejoice in a woman’s success and this new generation appears to be doing this well. Aren’t the new breed of brides in Hollywood fabulous in their own right!

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