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They are The 10 Richest People in America 2016

5 January 2016

9. S. ROBSON WALTON – Net Worth: $39.1 BILLION

Mister S.Robson made his fortune from Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and one of the richest companies ever.

The eldest son of Helen Walton and Sam Walton (the founder of Walmart), Robson attended The College of Wooster and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

After he finished school, the position as a member of the law firm that represented Walmart was offered to him.

Soon after that he decided to leave the law firm and became senior vice president of Walmart. And in 1992, two days after his father died, he was named chairman of the board of directors.

The 10 Richest People in America 2016 9. S. ROBSON WALTON - Net Worth: $39.1 BILLION
The 10 Richest People in America 2016 9. S. ROBSON WALTON – Net Worth: $39.1 BILLION

The 10 Richest People USA 2016 9. S. ROBSON WALTON - Net Worth: $39.1 BILLION
The 10 Richest People USA 2016 9. S. ROBSON WALTON – Net Worth: $39.1 BILLION

In 2013, Forbes ranked him as #17 on the list of world’s billionaires with a net worth of $26.1 billion. And #9 on the list of the richest people in America.

But in 2015, his fortune has grown. His net worth is estimated at $39.1 billion.

On the personal side, Walton has three children, and is married with Carolyn Funk.

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