Top 10 Richest Jews of The World – 2012

richest jewsAccording the Latest Forbes List of 2012, it is easy to conclude that the Jews are probably the richest community in the world. Despite of the fact that they are too less in number, the Jewish has had always been successful in making a magnificent place for themselves in every possible field. Whether its business, acting, the IT world, the mind of Jews have done magic.

Here is the top 10 list of the richest top ten Jews along with their wealth.

Have a look:

1. Larry Ellison

Forbes Ranking: 5th

Net Worth: $39.5 billion

larry elison

Larry Ellison and his friends and former co-workers Bob Miner and Ed Oates started the consultancy Software Development Laboratories (SDL) in 1977. SDL developed the original version of the Oracle software. The name Oracle comes from the code-name of a CIA-funded project Ellison had worked on while previously employed by Ampex

2.Sheldon Adelson

Forbes Ranking: 16th,

Net Worth: $23.3 billion


Sheldon Adelson, the CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and one of the wealthiest men in the world, is an important financial backer of right-wing “pro-Israel” groups in the United States and elsewhere in the world,

3. Sergey Brin and Larry Page

Forbes Ranking: 24th

Net Worth: $19.8 billion

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin offer a peek inside the Google machine, sharing tidbits about international search patterns, the philanthropic Google Foundation, and the company’s dedication to innovation and employee happiness.

Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google in 1998, and redefined the way people use the web. Now two of the world’s richest people, they still play an active role in the company, encouraging fresh approaches to Google’s unique culture and its expanding suite of services.

4. Michael Bloomberg

Forbes Ranking: 30th

Net Worth: $19.1 billion


Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is the current Mayor of New York City. With a net worth of $19.5 billion in 2011, he is also the 12th-richest person in the United States. He is the founder and 88% owner of Bloomberg L.P, a financial news and information services media company.

5. Alisher Usmanov

(Muslim who married to a Jew)

Forbes Ranking: 35th

Net Worth: $17.7 billion

Alisher Usmanov

He is also a co-owner of the media holding which comprises 7TV and Muz-TV federal television channels and 33 regional TV broadcasting stations. Besides this, Alisher Usmanov personally owns the Kommersant and Sekret Firmy Publishing Houses, shares in the company SUP, which controls Internet website and internet newspaper «». Mr.Usmanov is a co-owner of Russia’s second-largest mobile telephone operator MegaFon and Russian investment fund Digital Sky Technologies (DST), which owns stakes in popular web portals like,,, and others.

6. Rinat Akhmetov

Forbes Ranking: 39th

Net Worth: $16 billion

rinet akhmetov

Rinat Leonidovych is a Ukrainian businessman. He is the founder and President of System Capital Management, and is ranked among the wealthiest men in the nation. Akhmetov is also the owner and President of the Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk. Akmetov has also been reported to be involved in organized crime.

7. John Paulson

Forbes Ranking: 39th

Net Worth: $16 billion


John Alfred Paulson (born December 14, 1955) is an American hedge fund manager, he is the founder and President of Paulson & Co., a New York-based hedge fund. Paulson became a billionaire by short-selling subprime mortgages in 2007, and made $3.5 billion that year.In 2010, he beat a hedge-fund record by making nearly $5 billion.

8. Michael Dell

Forbes Ranking: 41st

Net Worth: $15.5 billion


Michael Saul Dell is an American business magnate and the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc. He is 41 on 2012 Forbes Billionaires list, with a net worth of US$15.5 billion as of March 2012. In 2011, his 243.35 million shares of Dell stock were worth $3.5 billion, giving him 12% ownership of the company. His remaining wealth of roughly $10 billion is invested in other companies, and managed by a firm called MSD Capital (named after Dell’s initials).

9. Mikhail Fridman

Forbes Ranking: 43rd

Net Worth $15.1 billion


Mikhail Maratovich Fridman is a Jewish Russian businessman. Mr. Fridman graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1986. In the 1980s, as a student, Fridman scalped theater tickets on a large scale. In 1988 Fridman started his career in trading and financial services before founding Alfa Group Consortium in 1989. Fridman sits as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alfa Group Consortium, which is now one of the Russia’s largest privately owned investment groups. In 2011, Forbes assessed his wealth as $15.1 billion, making him the 7th richest man in Russia.

10. Susanne Klatten

Forbes Ranking: 44th,

Net Worth: $14.6 billion


Susanne Klatten is the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt. As of 2011, she is worth $14.6 billion, and is the richest woman in Germany and the 44th richest person in the world.


13 thoughts on “Top 10 Richest Jews of The World – 2012”

  1. hey raheem 🙂
    sure bro.. soon..
    busy with exams… you will soon get a quality post on the mentioned topic:)
    give me some time 🙂
    exams are simply a nightmare:(

  2. Nida, Mark Zuckerberg was raised Jewish!
    Owned a bar mitzvah when he turned 13.

    As of 2011, his personal wealth was estimated to be $17.5 billion making him one of the world’s youngest oddest billionaires ;p
    source :, wikipedia,

  3. Alisher Usmanov is not a Jew, his wife is. They say Uzbek President Karimov is jew, and his wife is definitely jew. Their family is the richer than some of the people listed on your blog. It’s just they don’t tell about it, and all their monies are hidden in swiss banks. Their daughter Gulnara is one of the richest women in the world.

  4. What about sharing a list of poorest jews in the world, eh? LOL Jews are never poor (prove me wrong please). If you find any poors jews then I’d like to invest my money on some business with them. lol

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