The Weight of Walmart ~ Fascinating Stuff
The Weight of Walmart
In 2011, six members of the Walton family had the same net worth as the bottom 30% of American families combined.
The Walton family has more money than
over 100 million Americans combined!!!!!!!!!
The Walton family is the richest family in the world, their wealth inherited from Bud and Sam Walton, founders of the world’s largest retailer, Walmart. The three most prominent living members (Jim, Rob and Alice) have consistently been in the top ten of the Forbes 400 since 2001, as were John (d. 2005) and Helen (d. 2007) prior to their deaths. Christy Walton took her husband John’s place after his death.
Collectively, the Waltons own over 50% of the company, and are worth a combined total of $150 billion (as of August 2013), valuing them as the wealthiest family in the world.
Walton family tree[wikipedia]
|Samuel Robson (Rob) Walton
|Carolyn Funk (divorced)|
|John Thomas Walton
(8 October 1946 – 27 June 2005)
|Samuel Moore (Sam) Walton
(29 March 1918 – 6 April 1992)
|Helen Robson Kemper
(3 December 1919 – 19 April 2007)
|Alice Louise Walton
(b. 7 October 1949)
|James Carr (Jim) Walton
|Ann Walton Kroenke
|James Lawrence (“Bud”) Walton
(20 December 1921 – 21 March 1995)
|Whitney Kroenke Burditt|
|Audrey Walton||E. Stanley Kroenke|
|Nancy Walton Laurie
|Elizabeth Paige Laurie|