The Richest in the World: Money Grows On Family Trees

The Wal-Mart Waltons are the wealthiest family on the planet. They’re so wealthy; they’re individually topping rich lists.

 

2014 Walton Wealth: $ 142.2 billion

 

Mom: Helen Walton (1919 – 2007)

Dad: Sam Walton (1918 – 1992)

Son: John T. Walton (1946 – 2005)

 

Jim Walton: $35.2 billion

 

World’s Richest List: #10

America’s Richest List: #7

 

Jim Walton is the youngest of the Walton clan. He is the chairman of Arvest Bank Gorup Inc. and has his bachelor’s degree in marketing. He is married to Lynne McNabb Walton and has four adult children.

 

Alice Walton: $34.7 billion

 

World’s Richest List: #11

America’s Richest List: #8

Alice Walton is the only daughter of Sam and Helen Walton. In addition to being one of the wealthiest women in the world, she is an avid philanthropist and active board member of the Walton Family Foundation. She currently resides in Texas.

Richest Family in the World

S. Robson Walton: $34.7 billion

 

World’s Richest List: #12

America’s Richest List: #9

 

Twice-married Rob Walton is the eldest Walton child. He is the chairman of Wal-Mart and has three children. He lives in Arkansas.

 

Christy Walton: $37.6 billion

 

World’s Richest List: #9

America’s Richest List:#6

 

Christy Walton is the widow of John Walton, sibling of Rob, Alice and Jim. John lost his life to a plane crash in 2005. Christy is currently the richest woman in the world and the wealthiest Walton. She lives in Wyoming.