Jim Walton – Biography, King of Walmart – Life, Wealth, Life

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Walmart associates from around globe gather during the 2011 Walmart Shareholders’ Meeting. (photo by Wesley Hitt, Hitt Photography)

Jim Walton

Chairman And CEO, Arvest Bank Group, Inc.

Net worth in 2022: $57.9 Billion

Personal Stats

Age: 74 in 2022

Birth: June 7, 1948, Newport, Arkansas, United States

Source of Wealth: Walmart

Citizenship United States

Residence: Bentonville, Arkansas

Children: 4

Salary: $3 Billion +

Monthly Income: $500 Million +


Bachelor of Arts/Science, University of Arkansas

Religion: Christian

Height: 165 cm (5´ 4´´)

Weight: 68kg (150 Ibs)

Eye Color: Green

Hair Color: Grey

Zodiac Sign: twins

Hobbies: politics, 

Source: https://celebs.infoseemedia.com/jim-walton/jim-walton-signature/

Interesting facts:

  • Jim Walton donated $1.2 billion in stock to the family foundation in June 2019.Jim majored in business administration at the University of Arkansas.  
  • He held a seat on the board of directors of Walmart from 2005 to 2016 following the death of his brother, John. Walton is the chair of Arvest Bank Group.
  • Jim Walton is the youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. 
  • He is chairman of the family’s Arvest Bank, which today boasts assets of more than $20 billion.
  • Wallmart has more than 2.3 million associates

Some assets owned by Walmart:

  • Walmart total assets for the quarter ending July 31, 2022 were $247.199B, a 3.62% increase year-over-year
  • Total number of Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Clubs combined – 5,323
  • Walmart Argentina S.R.L.
  • Massmart 
  • Walmart Brazil 
  • Walmart Canada 
  • Walmart Chile 
  • Walmart China
    • Walmart Supercenter – 336 
    • Sam’s Club – 36 
    • JD.com (12%)
  • Walmart de México y Centroamérica 
  • Walmart Supercenter; disposal announced July 2006 
  • Walmart de México y Centroamérica 
  • Flipkart Private Limited 
  • Seiyu Group 
    • Seiyu Supermarket
    • Seiyu Hypermarket
    • Livin
    • Sunny
    • Seiyu (General Merchandise)
  • Walmart Supercenter – sold May 2006 


  • “ I believe our editorial decisions reflected our constant desire to make sure that we fully cover and analyze any issue and give our viewers all the information they need.“ – Jim Walton
  • “Our embedded reporters during the war agreed to guidelines established by the military.“- Jim Walton
  • “Throughout the lead-up to the war, CNN worked hard to air all sides of the story. We had a regular segment called Voices of Dissent in which we spent time covering antiwar protests and interviewing those who were opposed to the war with Iraq.“- Jim Walton
  • “Our mandatory training continues and is in addition to the discreet use of security advisors and armored cars when circumstances warrant.“- Jim Walton

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