March 10, 2011
Oracle’s Ellison biggest Jewish billionaire on Forbes list
Oracle founder Larry Ellison is the highest Jewish person ranked on Forbes magazine’s annual list of world billionaires, coming in at sixth with $28 billion.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the next Jewish person at 17th, with $16 billion, followed by Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who were tied for 24th with $17.5 billion each. George Soros landed in 35th with $14 billion.
Other Jews to make the top 100 included Brazilian banking and investment mogul Joseph Safra, at 64th with $10 billion, and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, 73rd with $9.3 billion.
Sixteen Israelis made the list, including shipping magnate Sammy Ofer at No. 79 with $10.3 billion.
Mexican telecom businessman Carlos Slim Helu and his family topped the list with $74 billion.