Jewish billionaires worth $812 billion, Forbes Israel reports
Of the top 10 richest Jews in the world, eight are from the U.S., while two are from Russia.
The 165 Jewish billionaires around the world have $812 billion in joint wealth, Forbes Israel reported on Thursday.
The richest Jew in the world is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, with a net worth of $43 billion, according to Forbes, up $7 billion from last year. Ellison was fifth on the Forbes 2013 world billionaires list.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in second place with $27 billion, up $5 billion from 2012. He appeared 13th on the world list. Casino mogul and Republican Party political donor Sheldon Adelson is in third place with $26.5 billion and was 15th on the world list.
Eight of the top ten richest Jewish billionaires are from the United States; the remaining two are Russian.
The other Jewish billionaires in the top ten are Google's Larry Page with $23 billion; Google's Sergey Brin with $22.5 billion; Carl Ichan with $20 billion; George Soros with $19.2 billion; Alisher Usmanov with $17.6 billion; Mikhail Fridman with $16.5 billion; and Len Blavatnik with $16 billion.
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