Ann Walton Kroenke

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Ann Walton Kroenke
Born Ann Walton
(1948-12-18) December 18, 1948 (age 66)[1][2][3]
Residence Columbia, Missouri[1]
Citizenship United States
Education Lincoln University
Known for Walton family fortune
Net worth DecreaseUS$4.1 billion (September 2015)[4]
Spouse(s) Stan Kroenke
Children 2[1]
Parent(s) James "Bud" Walton, Audrey Walton

Ann Walton Kroenke (born December 18, 1948)[5][1][2][3] is an heiress to the Wal-Mart fortune. Kroenke and her sister, Nancy Walton Laurie, inherited stock from her father, Bud Walton (died 1995), who was brother and an early business partner of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.

Her husband, Stan Kroenke, is a real estate developer; he is majority owner of the St. Louis Rams (NFL), Arsenal (Premier League, English football (soccer))[6] Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer), and Colorado Mammoth (National Lacrosse League).

In October 7, 2015, she became owner of the Colorado Avalanche (NHL) and Denver Nuggets (NBA) due to the NFL cross-ownership rules.[7]

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  1. ^ a b c d "The World's Billionaires (2010): #297 Ann Walton Kroenke". Forbes. March 3, 2010. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Forbes List (2013): #79 Ann Walton Kroenke". Forbes. September 2010. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Ann Walton Kroenke was born in 1949; Forbes listed her age as 61 in March 2011 and 62 in September 2011.
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  6. ^ "Kroenke mounts Arsenal takeover". BBC News. April 11, 2011. 
  7. ^ "NFL owners let Kroenke keep Rams; transfer Nuggets, Avalanche to his wife". Retrieved 7 October 2015.