What We Know About Lukas Walton, a Billionaire From the Walmart Family


When he was only 3 years old, Lukas was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer that spread to his lungs.

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The Walton family.

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Source: Intelligencer

Within 5 months he had recovered, which his mother, Christy, attributed to a plant-based diet with produce sourced from her own garden.

Christy Walton


Source: Intelligencer

Following John’s premature death, Christy and Lukas moved to Jackson, Wyoming.

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Source: Intelligencer, Forbes

John left about one-sixth of his fortune to his wife, Christy, one-third to his only son, Lukas, and the remaining half to charitable trusts.

John Walton

John (right) is pictured here with his mother (center) and brother, Rob (left).

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Source: Bloomberg, Forbes

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