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Meet Israel’s 20 Billionaires: Richest People In Israel, 2020

With an estimated net worth of $8.3 billion, Eyal Ofer, the Israeli shipping magnate, is the wealthiest person in Israel, that’s according to CEOWORLD magazine’s Israel Rich List Index For 2020. Twenty Israel residents made the CEOWORLD magazine Israel rich list, which tracks the richest Israeli billionaires. Eyal Ofer is chairman of the Monaco-based Ofer Global, active in shipping, real estate, technology, banking, and investments. In addition to leading Ofer Global, he is the Chairman of the Zodiac Group, a private international shipping group based in Monaco that operates a diversified fleet of over 160 vessels trading worldwide.

The number two spot for Israel was occupied by Stef Wertheimer, with a net worth of $6.2 billion. According to the financial publication’s annual listing, 2020 saw the total wealth of the top 20 richest Israeli billionaires hits a new record high of $61.3 billion. Idan Ofer is the third richest person in the country; his net worth stands at $4.9 billion.

To identify the wealthiest people in Israel, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed numerous national and international media reports. Additional information about the billionaires came from Forbes global index, Bloomberg Billionaires Index, CEOWORLD magazine’s rich list index, and all estimated net worth figures are in U.S. dollars.

Teddy Sagi and Yuri Milner rounded up the top five wealthiest people in Israel with $4.8 billion and $4.4 billion, respectively. Arnon Milchan holds the 6th spot with a whopping net worth of $4.1 billion.

Who Are Israel’s Top Billionaires?

  1. Eyal Ofer: $8.3 billion
  2. Stef Wertheimer & family: $6.2 billion
  3. Idan Ofer: $4.9 billion
  4. Teddy Sagi: $4.8 billion
  5. Yuri Milner: $4.4 billion
  6. Arnon Milchan: $4.1 billion
  7. Shaul Shani: $3.8 billion
  8. Shari Arison: $3.7 billion
  9. Yitzhak Tshuva: $3.3 billion
  10. Gil Shwed: $3.2 billion
  11. Shalom Meckenzie: $2.0 billion
  12. Michael Federmann & family: $1.9 billion
  13. David Wertheim: $1.8 billion
  14. Marius Nacht: $1.7 billion
  15. Shmuel Harlap: $1.6 billion
  16. Zadik Bino & family: $1.2 billion
  17. Dan Gertler: $1.2 billion
  18. Beny Steinmetz: $1.2 billion
  19. Mori Arkin: $1.0 billion
  20. Morris Kahn: $1.0 billion

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