Sheldon Adelson BioReal Name:
Sheldon Gary Adelson
Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Investor
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
4 August 1933Age (as in 2019) :
85 Years Birthplace :
Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States Zodiac sign :
Roxbury Memorial High SchoolUniversity:
City College of New York Educational Qualification:
Jewish Net Worth :
Gloria Rita Adelson FieldBrothers:
Leonard AdelsonMarital Status :
Adelson (m. ?-1988), Miriam Adelson (m. 1991)Children:
Gary Adelson, Mitchell AdelsonDaughter:
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
173 cm (in centimeters), 1.73 m, 5’ 6” (in feet inches)Weight (approx.):
87 kg, 191 lbs (in pounds)
Sheldon Adelson Wiki
Sheldon Adelson is the founder of ‘AdelsonFoundation’ he and his wife jointly initiated the Adelson Foundation to support variety of communities. He is also an American philanthropist, business tycoon and an investor. Sheldon Adelson is the CEO of ‘Las Vegas Sands Corporation’ and owner of ‘Marina Bay sands’ in Singapore. Sheldon Adelson also owns ‘Las Vegas review-Journal’ and Israeli daily newspaper ‘Israel Hayom’.
Sheldon Gary Adelson was born on August 4, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. His parents are Sarah and Arthur Adelson, his father was a driver and his mother ran a knitting shop. He was born in a poor and below average class family but always aimed for big. He became entrepreneur at age of twelve by selling newspapers and toiletries. He was enrolled in ‘City College New York’ but soon became a dropped out and joined army. Soon he left army and started working as Mortgage broker and Investment adviser.
Sheldon Adelson started his career with trading as Mortgage broker and Investment adviser in early 1970s. But his major rose to success was when his first entrepreneurial project took off. Year 1979, was marked as the changing year in life story of Sheldon Adelson, his first business project ‘COMDEX’ became a huge success and given him lot of money which was far more than his expectation, from the bucks he earned, Adelson purchase hotels and casinos in Las Vegas as well as cross the Globe. His network of casinos and hotels is right now expanded up to U.S, Singapore, Macau and many other countries. In 2006, Adelson was awarded a hotly contested license to construct a casino resort at Singapore’s Marina Bay. The Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Casino opened in 2010 at a rumored cost of $5.5 billion. Talking about his other ventures apart his massive chain of hotels and casino, Sheldon Adelson has also donated at political campaigns, he is a republican and has supported many democrats and politicians.
Sheldon Adelson has been married twice in his life, his first wife was Sandra Adelson, whoo he divorced in year 1988, they together have three adopted children named Mitchell, Shelley and Gary.
Sheldon married second time in year 1991 to women named ‘Miriam FarbsteinOchshorn’ she was a doctor by profession. She has two daughters from her previous marriage.
Sheldon Adelson has given millions of dollars in the name of social welfare and charity and has established ‘The Adelson Family Charitable Trust’.
As per Forbes, Sheldon Adelson’s net worth is estimated to be $ 40 billion up to January 2018, which makes him the 15th richest person on earth by Forbes.