Ann Walton Kroenke Biography
Ann Walton Kroenke is an heiress to the Walmart fortune. She and her sister Nancy Walton Laurie inherited stock from their father, Bud Walton who died in 1995.
Their father was the brother and an early business partner of Walmart founder Sam Walton. Ann is the owner of the Denver Nuggets of the NBA and Colorado Avalanche of the NHL.
Ann Walton’s husband, Stan Kroenke, is the majority owner of the Los Angeles Rams, Arsenal, Colorado Rapids, and Colorado Mammoth.
Ann Walton is 74 years old as of 2022. She was born on December 18, 1948.
Ann Walton Kroenke |Stan Kroenke
Ann Walton is married to Stan Kroenke. The two met on a ski trip to Aspen, Colorado. They got married in 1975. Stan is of German descent and was raised Lutheran.
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Ann has one daughter by the name Whitney Ann Kroenke. She is a film producer and philanthropist. She was born on 29 September 1977.
Whitney previously worked as a choreographer, dancer, and actress for I Sing and the London production of Romeo & Juliet which was directed by Daniel Kramer.
Whitney was married to Ben Burditt, in 2006 before divorcing in 2010.
Ann Walton Kroenke Son | Josh Kroenke
Ann also has a son named Josh Kroenke. Josh was born on May 7, 1980. He is President and Governor of the Denver Nuggets basketball franchise. He is also President and Governor of the Colorado Avalanche ice hockey franchise, and Alternate Governor for the Colorado Rapids soccer franchise. Josh grew up in Columbia, Missouri, and attended Rock Bridge High School.
Josh was in 2013, appointed by his father, the majority shareholder, to the board of English association football club Arsenal as a non-executive director.
Ann Walton Kroenke Nancy Walton Laurie
She has a sister named Nancy Walton Laurie. Ann and her sister, Nancy, inherited a stake in Walmart which is now worth over $9 billion after their father’s death.
Ann Walton graduated from Lincoln University of Missouri in 1972, with an associate’s degree in nursing science.
Ann Walton Kroenke Yacht
She is the owner of Yacht Aquila, the largest private luxury yacht built in the US since the 1930s, whose value is US$ 150 million. Yatch Aquila was built as Cakewalk for Charles Gallagher.
The Yacht was built by Derecktor Shipyards. She was put on sale in 2011 and was finally sold in December 2014. In 2016, Yacht Aquila was sent to Pendennis for a refit, which would become the largest refit project to date. The interior’s 750 sqm was stripped a recreated to the new owners taste.
Ann Walton has a philanthropy score of 1 according to Forbes.
Ann Walton has a net worth of 8.3 billion USD as of 2023.