How rich is Christy Walton?
Christy Walton Net Worth:
|Birth date:||1955, Jackson, Wyoming, United States|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||John T. Walton (m. ?–2005)|
Christy Walton net worth, wiki & biography:
Currently the richest girl in the United States, she inherited her wealth after her husband a former Green Beret and Vietnam war medic perished in an airplane accident near his home in Wyoming 2005. But bulk still comes from her shares in Wal Mart, the retailer founded by her father in law Sam Walton and his brother James in 1962. Her net worth fell by $1.2 billion in 2012, completely because of a drop in the solar panel manufacturing company’s share price. Her Wal Mart holding, worth $20 billion, did better. The philanthropist supports museums, instruction and organic gardening.
Christy Walton Net Worth $37.6 Billion
Conde Nast Portfolio magazine rated her the highest female philanthropist, according to the amount she gives as a portion of her wealth. Between 2002 and 2006, she contributed billions from her then $16.3 billion net worth towards philanthropic attempts. Furthermore, she supports her family’s own charitable foundation, the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation, which prioritizes instruction and gains colleges like the University of Arkansas, the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Arkansas, and various other schools, community trusts, universities and foundations. In 2007, her family’s foundation donated as much as $1.6 billion.