S. Robson Walton

About S. Robson Walton

Who is it?: Chairman, Wal-Mart Stores
Birth Day: October 28, 1944
Birth Place: Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Residence: Bentonville, Arkansas
Education: University of Arkansas Columbia Law School
Occupation: Chairman of Walmart (1992–2015)
Known for: Walton family fortune
Board member of: Walmart
Spouse(s): Melani Lowman-Walton
Children: 3
Parent(s): Sam Walton (father) Helen Walton (mother)
Relatives: John Walton (brother) Jim Walton (brother) Alice Walton (sister)

S. Robson Walton Net Worth

S. Robson Walton was bornon October 28, 1944 in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States, is Chairman, Wal-Mart Stores. Rob Walton is the eldest son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. He ran the retailer for 23 years, taking over as chairman upon his father's death in 1992. He retired as chairman in June 2015 and was replaced by his son-in-law, Greg Penner. He still sits on the board of Wal-Mart. He and other heirs of Sam Walton collectively own more than half of Wal-Mart's stock.
S. Robson Walton is a member of Fashion and Retail

💰 Net worth: $40.4 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $19 Billion
2010 $19.7 Billion
2011 $20.5 Billion
2012 $26.1 Billion
2013 $33.3 Billion
2014 $34.8 Billion
2015 $31.7 Billion
2016 $35.5 Billion
2017 $34.1 Billion
2018 $42.2 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1944

Rob Walton was born on October 28, 1944, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the oldest of four children of Sam Walton (1918–1992), cofounder of Wal-Mart, and Helen Walton (1919–2007). He has a younger brother, Jim Walton, and a younger sister, Alice Walton. Another brother, John Walton, died in 2005.

1966

Walton attended The College of Wooster and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1966 with a bachelor of science degree in Business administration, where he was also a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School in 1969. Walton is also a trustee at The College of Wooster.

1978

By the time he left Tulsa in 1978, Walton had three children, was divorced from his first wife, and was remarried to Carolyn Funk. He and Carolyn filed for divorce in 2000. He married his third wife Melani Lowman-Walton in 2005.

1992

After graduation, Walton became a member of the law firm that represented Wal-Mart, Conner & Winters in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1978, he left Tulsa to join Wal-Mart as a senior vice President, and in 1982, he was appointed vice chairman. He was named chairman of the board of Directors on April 7, 1992, two days after his father's death.

2008

Along with his siblings, he has pledged about $2 billion to the Walton Family Foundation from 2008 to 2013.

2013

He is ranked at #17 on the 2013 Forbes list of world billionaires with a net worth of $26.1 billion. On the 2013 Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America, he is ranked at #9.