Eyal Ofer is the richest Israeli, with a fortune of $6.7 billion, followed by his brother, Idan Ofer, with a fortune of $5.4 billion, according to “Hurun”, the Chinese equivalent of “Forbes”. Eyal Ofer is ranked 206th in its list of the world’s 1, 867 billionaires, up from 251st place in 2013, and Idan Ofer is ranked 276th down 56 places. Shari Arison is the richest Israeli woman, in 379th place, with a fortune of $4.3 billion, down 50 places from last year.
“Hurun” ranks casino magnate Sheldon Adelson as the world’s richest Jew, with a fortune of $36.5 billion, number 8 on the list.
According to “Hurun”, the aggregate fortunes of the world’s 1, 867 billionaires is $6.9 trillion, equal to the gross national product of Japan, the world’s third largest economy.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news – www.globes-online.com