Lukas Walton Bio, Age, Net Worth, Child, Wife, Family, Education, Career

Lukas Walton Biography

Lukas Walton is the heir to an American billionaire. He is the grandson of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He is the director of the ‘Walton Family Foundation,’ which promotes education and the preservation of rivers and oceans. Walton is employed by the Walton Family Foundation. He chairs the Walton Family Foundation’s environment program committee.


How old is Lukas Walton?- Age

He is 37 years old as of September 2022. Lukas was born Lukas Tyler Walton on September 19, 1986, in San Diego, California, United States of America.

Lukas Walton Education

Lukas went to ‘Journeys School’ before enrolling in ‘Colorado College’ to study environmentally sustainable business. He received his diploma in 2010. In Iceland, he also studied energy efficiency and hydrological/geothermal energy.

Lukas Walton Family

Walton was born as the son of John T Walton and Christy Walton. He is the grandson of the founder of ‘Walmart,’ Sam Walton. His grandfather worked for the American department store chain J.C. Penney. He left after two years as a management trainee to serve in the ‘US Army.’

Who is Lukas Walton married to?- Wife- Child

He is married to Samantha Walton, and they have two children. Samantha who is listed as co-president of the Builders Initiative, a Walton family foundation, with Walton.

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Lukas Walton Photo

How did Lukas Walton get rich?- Career

Lukas began working for True North Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. Michael J Ahearn founded the firm and later became its managing partner. Michael is also a former partner and president of ‘JWMA,’ the investment firm he co-founded with Lukas’ father, John T Walton. Apart from ‘Walmart,’ Lukas also has stakes in ‘First Solar’ and ‘Arvest Bank.’ He is also the chairman of the Walton Family Foundation’s ‘Environment Program Committee.’ The foundation was established in 1987. It was founded by Sam and Helen Walton as a philanthropic endeavor. In Arkansas, the company primarily focuses on K-12 education reform, freshwater and marine conservation, and quality of life initiatives.

As chairperson of his committee, Lukas hopes to bring in innovative ways in the industry that will assist the foundation in meeting its environmental goals. As an investor, he believes in improving the quality of life around the world without jeopardizing the planet’s health. From 1998 to 2006, the foundation gave $17 million to ‘John Brown University,’ $9 million to ‘The College of Wooster,’ and $8 million to ‘Alliance for School Choice,’ from 2005 to 2010.
From 2003 to 2007, the foundation gave $4 million to the ‘University of California San Diego Foundation,’ and $15 million to the ‘University of the Ozarks,’ from 1998 to 2006. The Walton family also established the ‘Sam M. Walton College of Business’ at the ‘University of Arkansas’ and the ‘Walton Arts Center’ in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Lukas Walton’s Net Worth

Walton has an estimated net worth of 21.3 billion USD as of 2023.