NEW YORK, February 11, 2020 — The daughter of the late Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club, Alice Walton is the wealthiest person in Texas and the 11th wealthiest person in America with an estimated net worth of $51.7 billion, reports financial news website 247wallst.com. Every state has residents worth hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars. Each state is home to at least one person worth $300 million or more, and 44 states have at least one billionaire. Click HERE to read the full article and HERE to see the richest person in every state.
Texas: Alice Walton
> Est. net worth: $51.7 billion
> Resides: Fort Worth
Unlike her brothers Rob and Jim, who reside in Arkansas near the company’s headquarters, Alice Walton has not served on Walmart’s board or executive team. Walton opened the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in her hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas.
To determine the richest person in every state, 24/7 Wall St. compiled data from Forbes’ Real Time Billionaires list. Data on residency and net worth came from the list, which is updated regularly to reflect changes in stock prices and private company valuations. Data is current as of Jan. 13, 2020. For states that have no billionaire, information on the richest person came from the Forbes 400 and the Forbes list of the Richest Person in Every State.