Jin Sook Chang

Principal, Forever 21

Jin Sook Chang is known to be one of America’s most successful immigrants. She co-founded Forever 21 with her husband, Do Won Chang, and has helped it grow to become the fifth-largest specialty retailer in the United States and had an estimated $4.4 billion in revenue in 2015. The Changs own 100 percent of the privately held fashion chain, and their daughters Lisa and Esther have joined the family business.

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