Top 15 Richest People in the World - Top 15 Billionaires 2020

By S.M. Nabeel  |   12 Sep, 2020

15. Jim Walton – Net Worth: $64.3 Billion

15. Jim Walton – Net Worth: $64.3 Billion
  • The Waltons are the heir to one of the most well-known names in America – Wal-Mart. The family controls more than 50% of the Wal-Mart Corporation, and combined are worth at least $150 billion based on Forbes' wealth estimates.
  • Jim Walton, the youngest son of the Sam Walton (who built the Wal-Mart chain), is currently worth $64.3 billion. 
  • Jim sat on Walmart’s board for more than a decade before yielding the seat to his son, Steuart, in June 2016. 
  • Jim’s sister, Alice Walton, is worth $65.9 billion whereas Rob Walton, the eldest brother is worth $65.3 billion. 
  • Rob retired as chairman in June 2015 and was replaced by his son-in-law, Greg Penner. He still sits on Walmart’s board. 
  • Alice Walton is the only daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton. She has focused on curating art, rather than working for Walmart like her siblings, Rob and Jim.

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