Who’s Israel’s wealthiest billionaire in 2021?

2021-04-08 23:11:10

Stef Wertheimer is the wealthiest Israeli, with a internet price of $6.2 billion, based on Forbes journal’s annual rating of the wealthiest billionaires on the planet.

Some 21 Israelis made this yr’s checklist. The online price of Wertheimer, who bought Iscar to Warren Buffet for greater than $6b., remained the identical since final yr, however he fell to No. 432 from No. 248 within the world checklist, as 493 new billionaires joined this yr’s checklist.

General, Forbes stated there are a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires thus far on the planet in 2021. Their mixed property have grown by greater than $5 trillion over the previous yr, with 86% of them wealthier than a yr in the past regardless of the worldwide financial disaster, the enterprise journal stated.

Within the No. 2 spot in Israel is a tie between Playtech founder Teddy Sagi and Australian shopping-mall mogul Frank Lowy, who retired to Israel in 2019, with $5.2b. every. Philanthropist Shari Arison, who inherited the Carnival Cruise fortune from her father, got here in 4th at $4.4b., and film producer Arnon Milchan positioned fifth with $3.4b.

Subsequent on the checklist are Verify Level cofounder Gil Shwed ($3b.), power magnate Yitzhak Tshuva ($2.7b.), and Coca-Cola Israel proprietor David Wertheim ($2.4b.).

Rounding out the highest ten are Michael Federmann ($2.1b.), whose family-owned holding firm controls Dan Resorts and Elbit Techniques, and Colmobil proprietor Shmuel Harlap ($1.9b.), who invested $10,000 in Mobileye in 2001, and acquired greater than $1b. when the corporate was acquired in 2017.

Persevering with down the checklist, Shalom Meckenzie, the controlling shareholder of sports-betting agency DraftKings, has $1.7b., Verify Level cofounder Marius Nacht has $1.5b., pharmaceutical enterprise holder Mori Arkin has $1.4b., Mobileye cofounder Zvi Aviram has $1.4b., First Worldwide Financial institution of Israel proprietor Zadik Bino has $1.4b., Mobileye and Orcam cofounder Amnon Shashua has $1.4b., diamond and copper mining magnate Dan Gertler has $1.2b., Azrieli Group heiress Danna Azrieli has $1.1b. and Amdocs cofounder Morris Kahn has $1b.

It must be famous that the Ofer brothers – Eyal and Idan – as soon as Israel’s wealthiest folks, are not listed as Israelis by Forbes. Eyal, with $11.1b., now resides in Monaco, and Idan, with $6.1b., is a UK resident. Nevertheless, their niece, Liora Ofer, was listed as an Israeli with a $1.2b. fortune.

Different billionaires with Israeli citizenship embrace Chelsea F.C. proprietor Roman Abramovich (Russia) with $14.5b. and Scorching proprietor Patrick Drahi (Switzerland) with $11.8b.

Globally, Jeff Bezos ranked because the wealthiest particular person on the planet with a internet price of $177b., adopted by Elon Musk ($151b.), Bernard Arnault ($150b.), Invoice Gates ($124b.) and Mark Zuckerberg ($97b.).

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