Ann Walton Kroenke Biography
(Heiress to the Walmart Fortune)
Birthday: December 18, 1948 (Sagittarius)
Born In: United States of America
Ann Walton Kroenke is an American business owner and an heiress to the Walmart fortune. At present, she owns Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Colorado Avalanche of National Hockey League (NHL). Her father was James "Bud" Walton, the brother and an early business partner of the founder of Walmart, Sam Walton. She is married to businessperson and entrepreneur Stan Kroenke, who is the majority owner of the Los Angeles Rams of National Football League, Arsenal of the English Premier League, Colorado Rapids of the Major League Soccer, and Colorado Mammoth of the National Lacrosse League. Kroenke’s uncle, Sam Walton, established Walmart in 1962. Seven years later, it was incorporated. In the ensuing years, Walmart has become the biggest retail corporation in the world. It is also the world's largest company by revenue and operates in five continents. Kroenke and her younger sister, Nancy, inherited their Walmart stocks through their father.