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About Jewish Americans

Jewish Americans are the most powerful and influential ethnic group in America. Jewish Americans make up 2 percent of the U.S. population yet comprise 40 percent of U.S. billionaires. 18% of jewish households have a net worth of $1 million or more. More than 55% of all Jewish Adults received a college degree and 25% earned a graduate degree.

More than 60% of all employed Jews are in one of the three highest status job categories: professional or technical (41%), management and executive (13%) and business and finance (7%). Over 45% of large gifts made to charity are made by Jewish Americans. Over 50% of Jewish Americans live in just four states: New York, New Jersey, Florida and California.

Jewish  Billionaires

Sheldon Adelson

Net Worth: $26.0 billion

Source: Casinos, Hotels

Lawrence Ellison

Net Worth: $25.0 billion

Source: Oracle

Roman Abramovich

Net Worth: $23.5 billion

Source: Oil

Sergey Brin

Net Worth: $18.7 billion

Source: Google

Michael Dell

Net Worth $17.2 billion

Source: Dell

Steve Ballmer

Net Worth $15.2 billion

Source: Microsoft

Carl Icahn

Net Worth $14.5 billion

Source: Leveraged Buyouts

Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $11.5 billion

Source: Bloomberg

Ronald Perelman

Net Worth: 9.5 billion

Source: Leveraged Buyouts

George Soros

Net Worth: $9.0 billion

Source: Hedge Funds

James Goodnight

Net Worth: $8.7 billion

Source: SAS Institute

Samuel Newhouse

Net Worth $8.5 billion

Source: Publishing

Harold Simmons

Net Worth: $6.9 billion 

Source: Investments

Steven Cohen

Net Worth : $6.8 billion

Source: Hedge Funds

Sumner Redstone

Net Worth: $6.8 billion

Source: Viacom

Stephen Schwarzman

Net Worth: $6.8 billion

Source: Investments

Samuel Zell

Net Worth: $6.0 billion

Source: Real Estate, Private Equity

Nicky Oppenheimer

Net Worth: $5.7 billion

Source: De Beers

Paul Milstein

Net Worth: $4.5 billion

Source: Emigrant, Real Estate

Steven Spielberg

Net Worth: $3.0 billion

Source: Movies

Barry Rosenstein

Net Worth $1.3 billion

Source: Hedge Funds

Source: Forbes Magazine

Jewish Entrepreneurs

Herbert Kohl

Kohl's Founder

Net Worth: $279 million

Jeff Skoll

eBay Co-Founder

Net Worth: $5.0 billion

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Co-Founder

Net Worth: $1.5 billion

Steve Wynn

Wynn Resorts Founder

Net Worth $2.6 billion

David Geffen

Dreamworks Co-Founder

Net Worth: $6.0 billion

Henry & Richard Bloch

H&R Block Founders

Net Worth $950 million 

Max Levchin

PayPal Co-Founder

Net Worth $100 million

Leon Levine

Family Dollar Founder

Net Worth $1.2 billion

Sandra Lerner

Cisco Systems Co-Founder

Net Worth $100 million

Bernard Marcus

Home Depot Co-Founder

Net Worth $2.0 billion

Melvin Simon

Founder of Simon Property Group

Net Worth $2.6 billion

Andrew Viterbi

Qualcomm Co-Founder

Net Worth $640 million

Source: Wikipedia

Jewish CEO'S 

Nathaniel Rothschild

CEO of Atticus Capital

Peter Munk

CEO of Barrick Gold Corporation

Rona Fairhead

CEO of the Financial Times Group

Robert Toll

CEO of Toll Brothers

Jonathan M. Tisch

CEO of Loews

Burton M. Tansky

CEO of Neiman Marcus

Leslie H. Wexner

CEO of Limited Brands

William P. Lauder

CEO of Estée Lauder

Robert Iger

CEO of The Walt Disney Company

Rochelle B. Lazarus

CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

Gerald L Storch

CEO of Toys R US

Isaac Perlmutter

CEO of of Marvel Entertainment

Ivan G. Seidenberg

CEO of of Verizon Communications

Jonathan Schwartz

CEO of Sun Microsystems

Micky Arison

CEO of Carnival Corporation

Source: Wikipedia

Jewish Media Executives

Rupert Murdoch

CEO of News Corporation

Paul Fishbein

President of AVN Media Network

Philippe P. Dauman

CEO of Viacom

Jeff Zucker

CEO of NBC Universal

David Westin

President of ABC News

Donald Graham

CEO of the Washington Post

Mortimer Zuckerman

Publisher of U.S.News & World Report

Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr

Publisher of The New York Times

Mel Karmazin

CEO of SIRIUS Satellite Radio

Joanne Lipman

Editor-In-Chief of Condé Nast Portfolio

Jann Wenner

Publisher of Rolling Stone Magazine

Thomas Ascheim

CEO of Newsweek

Peter R. Kann

CEO of the Wall Street Journal

Barry Diller

CEO of IAC/InterActiveCorp

Stephen J. Adler

Editor-In-Chief of BusinessWeek

Source: Wikipedia

Jewish Investment Bankers

Richard S. Fuld, Jr.

CEO of Lehman Brothers

Lloyd C. Blankfein

CEO of Goldman Sachs

Charles R. Schwab

Founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation

Prof. Stanley Fischer

Governor of the Bank of Israel

Bob Zoellick

President of the World Bank

Ben Bernanke

Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Alan D. Schwartz

CEO of Bear Stearns

Bruce Wasserstein

CEO of Lazard LLC

Dr. Josef Ackermann

CEO of Deutsche Bank

Jean Claude Trichet

President of the European Central Bank

James Dimon

CEO of JPMorgan Chase

Blake Grossman

CEO of Barclays Global Investors

Source: Wikipedia

Jewish Foundations

The Annenberg Foundation

Net Assets: $2.6 billion

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Net Assets: $2.0 billion

Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

Net Assets: $1.2 billion

George Kaiser Family Foundation

Net Assets: $1.1 billion

The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

Net Assets: $813 million

Weingart Foundation

Net Assets: $737 million

The Broad Foundation

Net Assets: $698 million

The Avi Chai Foundation

Net Assets: $649 million

Jack N. and Lilyan Mandel Foundation/Fund

Net Assets: $580 million

The Picower Foundation

Net Assets: $573 million

Source: Institute for Jewish & Community Research

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