Who Is Rob Walton? His Wikipedia Bio Explored
Born on October 28, 1944, to Helen Walton and Sam Walton, Rob Walton is the eldest son of them. His birthplace is Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States. He is the eldest among the four siblings, Jim Walton (younger brother), Alice Walton (younger sister), and another brother John Walton who died in 2005.
Walton enrolled at the College of Wooster and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1966. He received his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School in 1969.
In 1978, the businessman joined Walmart as a senior vice president, and in 1982, he was promoted to vice-chairman. On April 7, 1992, he was designated chairman of the board of directors following the death of his father.
Talking about the personal life of the heir, he had three children from his divorced wife and remarried Carolyn Funk but they filed for divorce in 2000. He married his third wife Melani Lowman-Walton in 2005.
The famous businessman has fond of the car collection and his collection is valued in excess of US$300 million.