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.
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.