The world’s richest womanThe richest woman in the world.
The list is endless from the richest to the least richest woman in the world but naijafeeze.com
takes a look at the one who happens to the richest as base on rating,invest,net worth worth of hers.
She happens to be
the daughter of Helen walton
“The only daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton
reclaims her title this year as the richest woman in the world, after losing that spot to L’Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers in 2019. Despite recent market turbulence, Walton
has seen her fortune increase 23% since last year. Walton, who does not have a role at Walmart, is helping to lead a program at the Walton family foundation that will issue $300 million in bonds to help charter schools invest in and renovate facilities”…… According to forbes
She was born on October 7 1949 at Newport arkansas
She was a student of trinity university .
Early life and education
Alice Walton was born in Newport, Arkansas.
She was raised along with her 3 brothers in Bentonvill Arkansas it was stated that sheis the only daughter among the sons and graduated from Bentonville HS in 1966.
She graduated from
Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, with a B.A. in economics and finance
Alice Walton In her early career, an equity analyst and money manager for First Commerce Corporation and she was at the front line and headed investment activities at Arvest Bank Group.
She was also a broker for EF Hutton.
In 1988, Alice Walton founded Llama Company , an investment bank as investment is the key to yield in profit, where she was president, chairwoman and CEO
Walton was the first person to chair the
Northwest Arkansas Council and played a major role in the development of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport , which opened in 1998.
At the time, the business and civic leaders of Northwest Arkansas Council found a need for the $109 million regional airport in their corner of the state. Walton provided $15 million in initial funding for construction. Her company, Llama Company, underwrote a $79.5 million bond. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority recognized Walton’s contributions to the creation of the airport and named the terminal the Alice L. Walton Terminal Building
She was inducted into the Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame in 2001.
In the late 1990s, Llama Co. closed and, in 1998, Walton moved to a ranch in Millsap, Texas , named Walton’s Rocking W Ranch.
An avid horse-lover, she was known for having an eye for determining which month-olds would grow to be champion
cutters . Walton listed the farm for sale in 2015 and moved to Fort Worth, Texas, citing the need to focus on the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Bentonville, Arkansas, art museum she founded that opened in 2011.
In his 1992 autobiography Made in America,
Sam Walton remarked that Alice was “the most like me—a maverick—but even more volatile than I am.”
1998, she hit a gas meter while driving under the influence of alcohol.
She paid a $925 fine
For damages done under the influence of alchol
In December 2004,
Alice Walton purchased art sold from the collection of Daniel Fraad and Rita Fraad at Sotheby’s , in New York.
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