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Christy Walton

About Christy Walton

Christy Walton is a billionaire women. She is widow of Wal-Mart scion John T. Walton, who died in a plane crash in 2005. She inherited his fortune of $15.7 billion.

Personal Biography

Christy Walton is a US citizen and resides in Jackson, Wyoming. She is a widow and has has a child.

Professional Biography

Christy holds shares of Wal-Mart and owns a stake in a solar power company First Solar.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

  • March 11, 2009: #12 Forbes World's Billionaires 2009 with estimated Net Worth of $17.6 Billions
  • March 2010: #12 Forbes World's Billionaires 2010 with estimated Net Worth of $22.5 Billions

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