In a list citing the richest person in every Southern state, Jim Walton and sister Alice Walton claim the title of the richest person in Texas and Arkansas.
The article says Jim Walton is the richest person in Arkansas, and is also the wealthiest among the group. The article says his net worth is $34.5 billion. He is the youngest of Sam Walton’s kids. Jim is also the chairman and CEO of the family founded Arvest Bank.
In Texas, the article cites Alice Walton as the richest person there. According to Forbes, Alice’s stake in WalMart lands her a spot, even though she hasn’t been as active in the company as her siblings. She obviously plays a huge role in putting Crystal Bridges together and running as her big project.
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