What Was Sam Walton's Net Worth?


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Sam Walton, founder of the American retail stores WalMart and Sam's Club, was estimated to have had a net worth of $62.1 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars at the time of his death in 1992. He was named the world's richest man by Forbes in 1985.

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What Was Sam Walton's Net Worth?
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The combined wealth of the six heirs make the Waltons the wealthiest family in the world. In 2010, their net worth totaled $89.5 billion. This figure equals the total net worth of the bottom 41.5 percent of Americans. As of 2013, the Waltons' wealth totaled $144.7 billion. Net worth is the value of a person’s assets minus liabilities, such as debts.

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