You can’t mention billionaires or money in Texas without mentioning Elon Musk. Musk is the CEO of Space X and Tesla, and is worth billions of dollars. Even though he wasn’t born in Texas, this is where he hangs his hat now, and he is by far the richest man to live in our state.

But who's the richest lady?

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A lot of times when you hear about billionaires and millionaires, they’re always glorifying the men in these corporate businesses who are making changes. I don’t have a problem with men changing the world, but let’s be honest: I’m a female writer who is all about girls ruling the world, and I needed to know which woman has been raking in the most cash in the Lone Star State.


Alice Walton is one of the heirs to the well-known grocery and department store, Walmart. Ever heard of it? You might have one or two in your town. They must have popped up overnight.

According to KXAN, Walton is the second-richest person in Texas, and the wealthiest woman in the state.


Alice's net worth is $55.7 billion. That’s a lot of groceries being bought! Alice doesn’t work directly with Walmart like her brothers Jim and Rob. Instead, she serves as a chairman for the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas.

Let’s be real: if you’re a Walton, you’ve got some money behind you either way and can afford to devote yourself to a passion like art.

Alice is actually the number-21 wealthiest person in the world, but calls Fort Worth, TX home these days. This is a gal that’s all about the big bucks, and her net worth shows it.

In case you're wondering, no, that's not her in the picture above. It's just what I imagine she looks like. Alice is notoriously camera shy, so it's not easy to find clear pictures of her. I guess that's a good thing when you're carrying that much cash around.

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