Lukas Walton

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Lukas Walton
Born1986/1987 (age 31–32)[1]
ResidenceJackson, Wyoming, US
NationalityAmerican
EducationJourneys School
Alma materColorado College
Net worthUS$15.8 billion (November 2018)[1]
Parent(s)John T. Walton
Christy Walton
RelativesSam Walton (grandfather)
Helen Walton (grandmother)

Lukas Walton (born 1986) is an American billionaire heir. He is the grandson of Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart.

Early life[edit]

Lukas Walton is the only child of John T. Walton (1946–2005) and his wife Christy Walton. He grew up in National City, California, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.[2]

He has a bachelor's degree in environmentally sustainable business from Colorado College, where he graduated in 2010.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Walton has worked for the Walton Family Foundation, and True North Venture Partners.[3]

Wealth[edit]

On November 6, 2015, it was discovered that his mother was worth about $27 billion less than had been thought, and that Lukas Walton was worth between $11–25 billion.[3]

According to Bloomberg, as of November 2015, Lukas is worth at least $11 billion, and up to $25 billion if "certain trusts are included".[3]

Personal life[edit]

Walton lives in Jackson, Wyoming.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Forbes profile: Lukas Walton". Forbes. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b Levitz, Eric (6 November 2015). "Meet the 29-Year-Old Who Was, Until Today, a Secret Megabillionaire". NYmag. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d De Jong, David (6 November 2015). "A Wal-Mart Heir Is $27 Billion Poorer Than Everyone Thought". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 7 November 2015.