Name:CHRISTY WALTON & FAMILY
Net Worth:$26.5 B
Source: Walmart, inherited
Country of citizenship: United States
Fortune: $23.3 B as of March 2012
Walton, daughter of Wal-Mart’s founder Sam Walton and his wife Helen, is the third richest women.
Anne Cox Chambers, 91, is the daughter of James M. Cox, who founded Cox Enterprises, which today comprise Cox Communications cable company, 17 daily newspapers, 15 TV stations, 86 radio stations, as well as Manheim auctions and AutoTrader.com.
Anne served as ambassador to Belgium under U.S. president Jimmy Carter and she was the first woman appointed to the board of Atlanta's chamber of commerce.
Abigail Johnson, 49, with her family, controls Fidelity Investments, the biggest mutual fund company in the U.S. Her father Edward C. (Ned) Johnson III heads Fidelity.
She became president of the Fidelity's mutual fund division in 2001 and now runs Employer Services Department.
Jacqueline Mars, 70, is the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars,, who founded the famous candy and confectioner in 1911. Her father, Forrest Sr., invented M&Ms, as well as Milky Way, Snickers, 3 Musketeers candy bars