Christy Ruth Walton is the world's richest woman and known to be the 11th richest person in the world. She acquired this title after she inherited the whole of her husband's wealth after his death. She is the widow of John T Walton, who was one the children of Sam Walton. Sam Walton is the founder of Wal-Mart, which is a well known MultiNational hypermarket chain, departmental stores and grocery shops, which has its presence in 27 countries.
Her husband John T Walton was elected as the chairman of True North Partners which is a venture capital firm which assists and plow money into new ventures in energy, water and waste, which has a potential to grow into global companies. He also Co- founded an education aid program called Children's Scholarship fund. This was of a great help to children born to low- income parents because they could realize their parent's dream to send them to school.
It is worthy to note that John T Walton was a war veteran during his early life who has won a silver medal for his combat in A Shau Valley. He left the army soon after and learned to fly and became a pilot for Wal-Mart. Unfortunately, he died in a plane crash when he was maneuvering CGS Hawk Arrow Home-built aircraft in Jackson, Wyoming. She has a son named Lukas Walton, who holds a degree in Environmentally sustainable Business. He is an Alma Mater of Colorado College and has a net wealth of about 11-25 Billion dollars.