Sheldon Adelson 390.
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Jewish-American tycoon Sheldon Adelson saw his already massive fortune jump by
$15 billion in 2013, putting him atop the Forbes annual list of biggest
Adelson is the chief executive of Las Vegas Sands and owner of
Israeli daily Israel Hayom, as well as the chief benefactor of
According to the Forbes report, he saw his fortune
jump by 68 percent in 2013 and is now worth more than $37 billion.
another way, his fortune grew by a staggering $41 million a day,” Forbes
Adelson’s casinos in Macau and Singapore were his main earners
Another Jewish billionaire, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, also had
a good 2013 financially, placing second on the Forbes list.
fortune more than doubled in 2013, reaching nearly $26b., according to
Rounding out the top five were Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, American
tycoon Warren Buffett, who bought full control of Israeli metalworking company
Iscar in May, and Christy Walton of Walmart.