Jim Walton BioReal Name:
James Carr WaltonProfession:
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
7 June 1948Age (as in 2019) :
70 Years Birthplace :
Newport, Arkansas, United States Zodiac sign :
Bentonville High SchoolUniversity:
University of Arkansas Educational Qualification:
Degre in Business Administration in MarketingReligion:
Net Worth :
John T. Walton, S. Robson Walton
Marital Status :
Steuart Walton ( April 1981 ), James M. Walton ( August 1987 ), Thomas Layton Walton ( September 1983 )Daughter:
Alice Anne Walton (November 1979)
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
188 cm (in centimeters), 1.88 m, 6’ 2” (in feet inches)Eye Colour:
Jim Walton Wiki
James Carr Walton is an American famous business man and legal heir of famous retailer ‘Walmart’ which was co-founded by ‘Sam Walton’. He is also the Chairman and CEO of ‘Arvest Bank’ and ‘Community Publishers’. As per Forbes, he was the 20th richest person in world in year 2015 and 16th richest person in the world in year 2018, having net worth’s $34.5 billion and $42.00 billion.
Jim Walton was born in Newport, Arkansas, United States on June 7, 1948 to his parents Sam Walton and Helen Walton. He is the third son and the youngest child of his parents after his three siblings which are Rob Walton, Alice Walton and John Walton. He was active as a child and had many hobbies during his teenage days. Jim attended ‘Bentonville High School’ and ‘University of Arkansas’, he did B.A in marketing. After completing his education, Jim joined his father and gained business experience for four year of working at entry level at ‘Walmart’.
Jim Walton started his career by making his own identity and name, which he was successful in doing. He started with working in banking line, and took a job of teller at ‘Bank of Pea ridge’. Soon he became successful and made a name for himself. Later he took a further step towards success and expansion, when together with his father, Jim Walton took over a daily publishing company and named it ‘Community Publishers’ in year 1982. He made the company one of the largest and big names in publishing firms with an operation of 20 newspapers.
Jim Walton also joined Walton owned ‘Arvest bank Group’ and became its CEO and chairman, he helped and took the business spread across 260 locations over 100 communities. In year 2013, Jim Walton also entered in a deal with Bank of America and purchased its 29 locations.
In 2005, Jim Walton joined Walmart and took the position of his brother John Walton, who died in a plane crash. As a member of Walmart’s Board of Directors, Walton also received $242,399 in compensation in 2012
Jim Walton is a married man and is married to ‘Lynne McNabb Walton’. The power couple together has four children named Alice, Steuart Walton, Thomas L. Walton, and James M. Walton. The family is residing happily at ‘Bentonville, Arkansas.
Jim Walton is considered to be an introvert and shy personality and is seen rare at press conferences and public occasions.
As per Forbes, Jim Walton’s net worth is estimated to be $ 42billion up to March 2018. He is the also named as the 16th richest person on earth by Forbes.