Quick facts

Family: Third wife of Rob Walton; the two married in 2005
Age: 39 (born July 1974)
Residence: Paradise Valley, AZ. She grew up in Montana.

 

Wealth

Unknown. However, her husband Rob has an estimated net worth of $34.2 billion (as of March 2014).

Rob and Melani Walton race and tour vintage sports cars.[2]

Educational and professional background

Education

B.S., Dickinson State University (North Dakota), 1998

Professional life

Lowman Walton has worked cheap jerseys as an athletic trainer and basketball coach. She also has worked in commercial real estate.

Political contributions

Federal election contributions

Since September 2010, Melani Walton has given $14,900 to Republican politicians.

Community connections

  • Arizona Science Center (Phoenix, AZ): Board Member.
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation: Board of Directors.
  • Phoenix Theater: The Walton Family Foundation, at the direction of Rob and Melani Walton, gave the Phoenix Theater $1 million toward the construction of the theater’s $15 million third auditorium.
  • Dickinson State University (Dickinson, ND): The Walton Family Foundation gave DSU a $1 million donation in 2008 at the recommendation of Rob and Melani Walton. Melani Walton graduated from DSU in 1998. As a result of the gift, a portion of the school’s activities center will be named the Lowman-Walton Concourse.
  • Other involvements include: Arizona State University Women in Philanthropy, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy of Arizona, and the Dickinson State University Development Foundation.