Christy Walton Profile

World Billionaire Christy Walton Profile

Christy Walton
Christy Walton
Name : Christy Walton
2015 Rank : 8      2014 Rank : 9      2013 Rank : 11
2012 Rank : 11      2011 Rank : 10

Net Worth: $41.7 B (2015)

Fortune : Inherited

Source : Walmart

Country Of Citizenship : United States

Residence : Jackson‚ Wyoming‚ United States

Education : NA

Date of Birth : NA

Profession : NA

Family : Spouse(s)‚ Children: one son‚ Lukas

More About Christy Walton


Christy Ruth Walton‚ commonly known as Christy Walton is the widowed wife of John T. Walton‚ son of Sam Walton‚ who was the founder of Wal-Mart. She not only holds the 12th rank in the Forbes list of Top billionaires with $22.5 billion‚ but she is also the richest woman billionaire. After the death of her husband‚ she inherited his fortune that had net worth of $15.7 billion. According to another list of the richest person in the United States released by Forbes‚ Christy Walton holds the 4th position.

The bulk of her revenue does not only come from Wal-Mart‚ but also from First Solar.

She lives at Jackson‚ Wyoming with her son Lukas.

Christy Walton: The Empress of Wal-Mart

The Wal-Mart is the world’s largest retail store and it was most benefitted during the economic slump when the shoppers started to look for affordable and discount merchandise. The shares were impressively up in the past twelve months which helped Wal-Mart to recover the market losses and the shrinking tendency of profit in the previous year.

Wal-Mart still continues to grow as the largest retailer. The annual sales of the store are more than $405 billion. With 2 million employees and more than 8‚400 stores‚ Wal-Mart serves almost 138 million customers per week. 

Christy Walton also profits much from First Solar‚ thanks to her late husband‚ where he had invested. The stocks for the alternative energy store have been up by more than 350% since 2006.

Charitable Donations of Christy Walton

  • Christy Walton has been referred as the highest female philanthropist by the Condé Nast Portfolio magazine. She had given away $3.5 million between 2002 and 2006 towards charity efforts.
  • She is a board member in the San Diego Natural History Museum. She makes significant donations towards the San Diego Zoological Society and the Mingei International Museum.
  • Christy Walton serves a lot of non-profit organizations that include the National Association of Trustees and Staff.
  • She had donated her old Victorian home to the International Community Foundation  Center for Cross-Border Philanthropy
The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation which is founded by the Walton family is also supported by Christy Walton. It funds educational institutions and colleges like the University of Arkansas and several other community trusts and foundations. The total donation of the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation till day has been as much as $1.6 billion. Readmore...

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