Jim Walton
Name: Jim Walton
Real Name: Jim C. Walton
Occupation: Retail
Gender: Male
Birth Day: June 7, 1948
Age: 74
Birth Place: Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Jim Walton

Jim Walton was born on June 7, 1948 in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States (74 years old). Jim Walton is a Retail, zodiac sign: Cancer. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $60 Billion. With the net worth of $60 Billion, Jim Walton is the #27 richest person on earth all the time in our database.

Net Worth 2020

$60 Billion
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# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 James M. Walton Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Steuart Walton Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Thomas Layton Walton Children N/A N/A N/A
#4 Alice Anne Walton Children N/A N/A N/A
#5 Helen Walton Parents N/A N/A N/A
#6 Sam Walton Parents N/A N/A N/A
#7 John T. Walton Siblings N/A N/A N/A
#8 Alice Walton Siblings N/A N/A N/A
#9 S. Robson Walton Siblings N/A N/A N/A
#10 Lynne McNabb Walton Spouse N/A N/A N/A


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Jim Walton was born in Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas, the third child of Walmart co-founder Sam Walton (1918–1992) and Helen Walton (1919–2007), with siblings Rob Walton, Alice Walton, and John Walton (1946 – 2005). After graduating from Bentonville High School in 1965 where he was president of his junior class, played football at all-state level and also learned to fly a plane, Walton received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1971, where he was also a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. In 1972, he joined Walmart and was involved in its real-estate dealings. After serving for four years, he moved to the family owned Walton Enterprises as president in 1975.


On September 28, 2005, Walton replaced his deceased brother, John, on the Wal-Mart Board of Directors. He is currently on the Strategic Planning and Finance committees. He was CEO of his family owned Arvest Bank, until becoming Chairman of Arvest Bank, and Chairman of newspaper firm Community Publishers Inc. (CPI) owned by Jim Walton himself (but founded by his father Sam Walton after acquiring the local newspaper the Benton County Daily Record, both operating in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma). He has pledged about $2 billion to the Walton Family Foundation along with his siblings from 2008 to 2013.


He is currently ranked at #10 on the 2014 Forbes list of billionaires with a net worth of $34.7 billion that has increased by $3 billion. On the 2013 Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America he is ranked at #7. As of March 2019, he was ranked as the 16th-richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $45.7 billion.


On October 15, 2015, The Baton Rouge Advocate in the capital city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, reported that PAC-Empower Louisiana had allocated about $818,000 to candidates running for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education who support the Common Core State Standards Initiative. The political action committee members include Alice and Jim Walton, Eli Broad of Los Angeles, California, and the trade association, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry. Four candidates in eight districts, including Sandy Holloway, James Garvey in District 1 (suburban New Orleans), and Holly Boffy were declared "acceptable" to the PAC. Holloway collected $87,696; Garvey, the board vice president, $230,459; Boffy, another incumbent from Lafayette, $107,145. The Common Core candidates staged major victories in the primary election held on October 24, 2015.


In September 2016, Walton was reported to own over 152 million of Walmart shares worth over US$11 billion.

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Currently, Jim Walton is 74 years, 9 months and 24 days old. Jim Walton will celebrate 75th birthday on a Wednesday 7th of June 2023.

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