Diva's Gettin Money.

Margaret Whitman

Age: 51

Fortune: self made

Source: Ebay

Net Worth: $1.3 bil

Industry: Technology

Education: Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts / Science
Harvard University, Master of Business Administration
Harvard M.B.A.

Backstory: Held posts at Hasbro, Keds, Procter & Gamble, FTD, Disney, Bain & Co. before landing Ebay's chief auctioneer post in 1998. "Meg" steered company through Internet boom, then bust, by sticking with loyal trading communities and original goal: "create an environment in which ordinary people could be successful." Moved beyond auctions; today company owns Shopping.com, Web-phone outfit Skype. Exploring online classifieds with Ebay-created "Kijiji." Bought 25% stake in madly popular Craigslist in 2004. Teamed up with Chinese auctioneer Tom Online; two companies set to rule online ads in China. Sold Ebay shares for the first time since 2003 last year. Announced plans to step down from CEO post in January; will stay on as chairman.