Alice Louise Walton
Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Walmart Stores, Inc. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton and Jim Walton. In March 2012, her estimated net worth was US$26.3 billion, making her the second-richest American woman and the tenth-richest American. As of October 2012, According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index her estimated net worth was US $27.1 billion, making her the 14th richest person in the world
It was a record-breaking year for women on the FORBES list of the World Billionaires. Out of 1,645 billionaires, a record 172 are women – up from 138 last year. There’s no denying that women are still a tiny minority on the list, representing a little over 10% of the total.