Nancy Walton Laurie

Nancy Walton Laurie is an American heir to the Walmart fortune. She is also a businesswoman and a philanthropist.

  • Nancy Walton-Laurie inherited a stake in Walmart from her father, Bud Walton, who helped his brother, Sam, build the retail giant.
  • When Bud died in 1995, Walton-Laurie and her sister, Ann Walton-Kroenke, received enough Walmart stock to make them both billionaires.
  • Walton-Laurie and her husband, Bill, also own Missouri’s Providence Bank, several homes and two yachts.
  • They gave $10 million to the University of Memphis, their alma mater, in 2013.