The Walton Family Tree (2023)



13 Apr 1989 - 29 Sep 1950

thomas gibson walton

21 Jun 1893 - 15 Aug 1984



29 Mar 1918 - 5 Apr 1992

james bud


20 Dec 1921 - 21 Mar 1995



3 Dec 1919 - 19 Apr 2007

audrey j.


4 Apr 1924

s. robson


28 Oct 1944



Jul 1974

john t.


8 Oct 1946 - 27 Jun 2005



8 Feb 1949



7 Jun 1948





7 Oct 1949

carrie walton


12 Aug 1970







alice Annie


Nov 1979






21 Jan 1990

thomas layton walton

15 Sep 1983

james m.


Aug 1987



29 Jul 1947

ann walton


18 Dec 1948

nancy walton


15 May 1951



Jul 1952

whitney ann


29 Sep 1977



7 May 1980







21 Jan 1990

Born in Corbin, Sumner County, Kansas, died in St. Louis, Missouri, buried at Columbia, Boone County, Missouri. Mother of Sam Walton (the founder of Walmart) and James Walton. She was one of 8 children born to her Mary Ellen James.

Born in Diggins, Webster County, Missouri, died and buried in Columbia, Boone County, Missouri. He was a banker and is the father of Sam Walton (the founder of Walmart) and James Walton. Son of Samuel W Walton & Clara E Walton. Husband of Nancy Lee Lawrence.

James Lawrence "Bud" Walton was the brother of Sam Walton and co-founder of Walmart. He attended Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri and served as a Navy pilot in World War II. While undergoing flight training, Bud met and married his wife, Audrey. They had two daughters, Ann and Nancy. Bud and his brother, Sam, began their career in the retail industry working in the Ben Franklin Stores, a franchised unit of Butler Brothers of Chicago. Bud and Sam co-founded Walmart in Arkansas in 1962. He died following surgery for an aneurysm in Miami, Florida, on March 21, 1995, at the age of 73. He is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia, Missouri.

Ann Walton Kroenke is an heir to the Walmart fortune. She is the owner of the Denver Nuggets of the NBA and Colorado Avalanche of the NHL. Current net worth: $8.7 billion.

Wife of Bud Walton.

Enos Stanley Kroenke is an American billionaire businessman. He is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the holding company of English Premier League football club Arsenal F.C., the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL, Denver Nuggets of the NBA, Colorado Avalanche of the NHL, Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer, Colorado Mammoth of the National Lacrosse League, the Los Angeles Gladiators of the Overwatch League, and the newly formed Los Angeles Guerrillas of the Call of Duty League. He was estimated to be worth US$10 billion by Forbes in 2020. Current net worth: $8.2 billion.

Bill Laurie is an American former basketball player and coach, and current business executive and philanthropist. He is the former owner of the St. Louis Blues and is the co-chairman of Paige Sports Entertainment.

Nancy Walton Laurie is an American heir to the Walmart fortune. She is also a businesswoman and a philanthropist. Walton-Laurie and her husband, Bill, also own Missouri's Providence Bank, several homes and two yachts. They gave $10 million in 2013 to the University of Memphis, their alma mater. She became interested in dance when her daughter was a teenager and sits on the board of trustees at Julliard. Net worth: $8 billion.

Josh Kroenke is an American heir to the Walmart family inheritance and to Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, his father's sports-media conglomerate. He is President and Governor of the Denver Nuggets basketball franchise, President and Governor of the Colorado Avalanche ice hockey franchise, and Alternate Governor for the Colorado Rapids soccer franchise. The company co-owns Elitch Gardens Theme Park as well. In 2013, he was appointed by his father, the majority shareholder, to the board of English association football club Arsenal as a non-executive director. Net worth: $8.5 billion.

Grand-niece of Sam Walton, founder of Walmart. She’s also the granddaughter of his business partner (and younger brother) Bud Walton, and the only child of Bud’s younger daughter Nancy Walton Laurie. With Walmart stock currently at a near-record high, Forbes says Mrs. Walton Laurie’s net worth has soared to lofty new levels — $5.7 billion. She is best-known for owning Malibu’s Trancas Country Market. She purchased the quaint outfit in 2011 — when she was just 29-year-old — and has since spent many millions to transform it into a major upscale shopping/dining destination for the seaside town.

Whitney Ann Kroenke (born September 29, 1977) is an American heiress, film producer, and philanthropist. She is the co-founder of the Playing for Change Movement, where she serves as Executive Director. In 2014, she co-founded Nine Banded Whiskey in Austin, Texas. Nine Banded Whiskey is a creative blend of fine barrel aged whiskeys made in the classic American tradition.

James Walton is a philanthropist, policy advocate and conservationist. He co-leads a social impact fund, Wend, to change the world for the better. He serves on the Walton Family Foundation Board of Directors and the Environment Program Committee. James has long been engaged with the foundation’s K-12 Education Program and, in his personal philanthropic initiative, promotes diverse, individualized instructional models, such as the Montessori Method.

Thomas L. Walton is the managing principal of RopeSwing, a Bentonville, Arkansas-based hospitality company dedicated to creating unique culinary, entertainment and cultural events. He is the Home Region Program Committee Chair at Walton Family Foundation. Estimated net worth: $2 billion.

Kelly Rohrbach is an American actress and model, best known for her role as C. J. Parker in the film Baywatch.

Steuart Walton is an American attorney and businessman. He is the co-founder of Runway Group, a holding company that invests in real estate, hospitality and other businesses in Northwest Arkansas. He is the founder and chairman of Game Composites, LLC, a company that designs and builds small composite aircraft. Steuart serves on the board of directors of Walmart, Flipkart, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. He previously worked in London for Allen & Overy, LLP, and Walmart’s international division, focusing on mergers and acquisitions. Estimated net worth: $2 billion

Carrie Walton Penner is the granddaughter of Sam Walton the founder of Walmart, and the daughter of former company chairman S. Robson Walton. She is a board member of Walton Family Foundation. Carrie Walton Penner is a K-12 education advocate - she has been active in education research, evaluation, advocacy and philanthropy for more than 20 years. She is focused on improving access to high-quality schools for every child, particularly those in low-income communities.

Gregory B. Penner is an American businessman and venture capitalist. Penner was named the chairman of Walmart on June 5, 2015. Prior to being named Walmart chairman, Penner held a variety of roles at Walmart. He started as a store employee and eventually became the CFO of Walmart Japan. He was appointed to the Walmart Board of Directors in 2008 and was named vice-chairman in 2014. Penner is the founder of Madrone Capital Partners, an investment firm located in Menlo Park, California. He is on the board of directors of Baidu, eHarmony, Hyatt Hotels, Teach for America, and co-chair of Charter School Growth Fund.

Third wife of S. Robson Walton - they got married in 2005.

Samuel Robson "Rob" Walton is an heir to the fortune of Walmart, the world's largest retailer. He is the eldest son of Helen Walton and Sam Walton. He was chairman of Walmart from 1992 to 2015. As of April 2021, Walton had a net worth of $60.6 billion, making him the 17th richest person in the world. Current net worth: 62.3 billion USD. Along with his siblings, he has pledged about $2 billion to the Walton Family Foundation from 2008 to 2013. He took over as chairman of Walmart upon his father's death in 1992, and retired in June 2015. He still sits on Walmart's board. He is a well-known collector of automobiles.

Samuel Moore Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. grew to be the world's largest corporation by revenue as well as the biggest private employer in the world. For a period of time, Walton was the richest man in America. At the time of his death in 1992, Sam Walton had a personal net worth of $8.6 billion - that's the same as $16 billion today. In 1998, Walton was included in Time's list of 100 most influential people of the 20th Century. He was honored for his work in retail in March 1992, just one month before his death, when he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from then-President George H. W. Bush. Walton married Helen Robson on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1943. They had four children: Samuel Robson (Rob), John Thomas (1946–2005), James Carr (Jim), and Alice Louise.

John Thomas Walton was an American war veteran and a son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He was also the chairman of True North Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. Walton cofounded the Children's Scholarship Fund, providing tuition scholarships for disadvantaged youth. Shortly before his death, Forbes magazine had estimated Walton's net worth to be US$18.2 billion, tied with his brother Jim as the 4th richest person in the United States and 11th-richest person in the world.

Christy Ruth Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton. Profiled by Condé Nast Portfolio magazine in The Giving Index, she is ranked as the highest female philanthropist according to the amount she gives as a percentage of her wealth. At a then estimated $16.3 billion net worth, she contributed a total of $3.5 billion cumulatively between 2002 and 2006. Walton backed The Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump super-PAC, which ran ads in battleground states. She donated $20,000 to The Lincoln Project in January 2020 and a further $10,000 in May 2020. Current net worth: $10.1 billion (February 2021)

James Carr Walton is an American businessman, currently the heir to the fortune of Walmart, the world's largest retailer. As of April 2021, Walton was the 18th-richest person in the world, with a net worth of US$60.5 billion. He is the youngest son of Sam Walton. Current net worth: 63 billion USD.

Wife of Jim Walton.

Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Walmart. In September 2016, she owned over US$11 billion in Walmart shares. As of February 2021, Walton has a net worth of $68 billion, making her the 17th-richest person, and the second richest woman in the World. She has focused on curating art, rather than working for Walmart like her siblings, Rob and Jim. In 2011, she opened the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in her hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas (she is a chairman at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art).

Lukas Walton is an American billionaire heir. He is the grandson of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart. He works for the Walton Family Foundation - he is a board member and the chair of environment program committee. He owns stakes in Walmart, First Solar and Arvest Bank. He is an active philanthropist and investor who focuses on environmental innovation and social impact. Net worth: 16.4 billion USD (2021).

Helen Robson Walton was a philanthropist and prominent arts advocate, dedicated to her community in Bentonville, Arkansas where she instituted a committee for a national museum of arts. She was also the wife of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club founder Sam Walton. At one point in her life, she was the richest American and the eleventh-richest woman in the world. At the time of her death, she had an estimated net worth of $16.4 billion and owned 8.1% of Wal-Mart. Ms. Walton was survived by her brother, Frank Robson; three children, Samuel Robson Walton, Jim C. Walton, and Alice Louise Walton; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Founder and President of BNP, a consolidated investment firm where he oversees direct investments, business operations, and real estate development. Board Member at DISH Network Corp. Husband of Annie Proietti.

Annie Proietti chairs the board of directors of the Walton Family Foundation, where she has served on the K-12 Education, Environment and Home Region Program committees. She grew up in Bentonville, Arkansas, and maintains close ties to the people and communities of the foundation’s home region. Through family camping trips and canoeing while growing up in Northwest Arkansas, Annie developed a love of the outdoors and remains committed to protecting natural resources.Annie holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Wake Forest University and a master’s degree in education policy from the Stanford University Graduate School of Education.


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