: $26.3 billion Source of Wealth
: Wal-Mart Age
: 63 Overall Rank
The heiress is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and a noted philanthropist. Last year, she opened Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the town of Bentonville, Ark., where Wal-Mart is headquartered.
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