Christy Walton Facts
One of the wealthies American
- Christy Ruth Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart.
- After John's death in June 2005, she inherited his fortune of US$15.7 billion.
- She was born in 1955.
- As of March 2012, Forbes ranked her as the 6th richest person in the United States, and the 10thth richest person in the world.