Sheldon Adelson is one of the most famous casino owners in the world. He is considered to be the richest Jew in the whole world as well as being the 5th wealthiest man in the world. Adelson deserves this as he started his business at the early ages and work hard to get what he has now. His business net is estimated to $15 billion and he doesn't want to retire even at the age of 76.
Sheldon Adelson was born in 1934 in the Jewish family of Ukrainian emigrants. He was raised in the poor neighborhood of Boston. Sheldon started working at the very early age by selling newspapers on the streets as his parents weren't rich. At the age of 12 he owned his business. Afterwards, Adelson was working as an investment adviser, mortgage broker & financial consultant.
Sheldon Adelson is very clever and got many honor degrees and was invited as a speaker to lots of universities such as Harvard Business School, the University of New Haven, Tel Aviv University, Babson College and Columbia Business School.
Sheldon Adelson is a very hard-working business man and created around 50 companies for his working life. The most famous company, which brought him a fortune, is Comdex. It was his attempt to bring computer developers & resellers together. Nowadays, the Computer Dealers Exposition (Comdex) is operating in more than 20 countries and is highly profitable.
At present, Sheldon Adelson is the Chief Executive Officer and principal owner of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. His company created the state-of -the -art resort The Venetian in Vegas. This gorgeous hotel and casino is loved by millions of Las Vegas visitors. Sheldon's hotels and casinos are famous for luxurious designs and popular in Macau, China, Singapore and many other places around the globe.
Sheldon Adelson is very generous and spend hundreds of millions dollars to charity. He created the Adelson Family Charitable Foundation and he donates $200 million annually to Jewish as well as Israeli causes. His organization helps young Jewish people visit Israel.
Although, Adelson spends lots of money for charity he also live big by buying luxurious cars, expensive yachts and mansions.