Forbes publishes list of billionares, including 18 Israelis

Forbes published its 2017 list of the world's billionaires, including 18 Israelis.

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Yoel Domb,

Stef Wertheimer, 2nd wealthiest Israeli
Stef Wertheimer, 2nd wealthiest Israeli
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Forbes magazine published the list of billionaires for 2017, with 233 new billionaires joining the list. At present there are 2043 people with nine-figure fortunes.

The list also includes 18 Israelis, with Eyal Ofer who lives in London the wealthiest Israeli in the world with a net worth of 8.9 billion dollars, having lost 2 billion dollars since last year. He is ranked in 145th place.

The list of 18 Israeli billionaires, their positions, ages and occupations is reproduced here:

#145 Eyal Ofer $8.9 B 66 real estate, shipping Israel
#269 Stef Wertheimer $5.6 B 90 metalworking tools Israel
#303 Arnon Milchan $5.2 B 72 movie making Israel
#334 Shari Arison $4.9 B 59 Carnival Cruises Israel
#501 Yitzhak Tshuva $3.7 B 68 real estate Israel
#581 Shaul Shani $3.3 B 62 telecom Israel
#630 Idan Ofer $3.1 B 61 drilling, shipping Israel
#630 Teddy Sagi $3.1 B 45 gambling software Israel
#717 Gil Shwed $2.8 B 49 software Israel
#814 Adam Neumann $2.5 B 37 WeWork Israel

#939 Marius Nacht $2.2 B 51 software Israel
#1098 Alexander Machkevich $1.9 B 63 mining, metals Israel
#1567 Mori Arkin $1.3 B 64 pharmaceuticals Israel
#1678 Dan Gertler $1.2 B 43 mining Israel
#1678 Lev Leviev $1.2 B 61 diamonds Israel
#1795 Liora Ofer $1.1 B 63 investments Israel
#1795 Beny Steinmetz $1.1 B 60 mining, diamonds, real estate Israel
#1940 Morris Kahn $1 B 87 software Israel

The list does not include Mobileye chief investor Shmuel Charlap, even though he will reportedly gain about $1 B from his share in Mobileye, since Mobileye has not yet received payment for the sale to Intel.








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