Jim Walton’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

  • Source of Wealth: Wal-Mart, Inheritance
  • Age: 71
  • Birth Place: Newport, Arkansas, United States
  • Marital Status: Married (Lynne McNabb Walton)
  • Full Name: James Carr Walton
  • Nationality: American
  • Date of Birth: June 7, 1948
  • Ethnicity: American
  • Occupation: Chairman of Arvest Bank
  • Education: University of Arkansas
  • Children: 4 (Alice A. Proietti, Steuart L. Walton, Thomas L. Walton, James M. Walton)

American businessman, CEO and the Chairman of his family’s Arvest Bank, James Carr Walton, has a net worth of $53.3 billion in November 2019. Jim runs family’s Arvest bank, which has branches in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. His father, Sam Walton (d. 1992), a former clerk, founded a Bentonville store now Wal-mart with his brother James in 1962. Today, Wal-Mart has sales of $405 billion and employs more than 2.1 million people across 28 countries. Jim Walton received over $300 million in dividend payouts. He also serves as chairman of Community Publishers, which operates newspapers in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. He is married to Lynne McNabb Walton and has four children, including Alice Anne Walton and Thomas Layton Walton. The family resides in Bentonville, Arkansas.