The Walton family is the wealthiest family in the United States and the second richest family in the world. They inherited their wealth from Bud and Sam Walton, founders of Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. Collectively, the Waltons own over 50% of the company, and has an estimated combined net worth of $151.2 billion as of 2014, according to Forbes.
Christy Walton – Net Worth: $37.6 Billion
Jim Walton – Net Worth: $35.1 Billion
Alice Walton – Net Worth: $34.7 Billion
S. Robson “Rob” Walton – Net Worth: $34.7 Billion
Ann Walton Kroenke – Net Worth: $4.9 Billion
Nancy Walton Laurie – Net Worth: $4.2 Billion
This behemoth’s revenue is a whopping $476 billion. The family has tight grip on the company. The company was started by Sam Walton and James Walton in 1962. They started in Rogers, a small Arkansas town.