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Larry Ellison Tops $812B Forbes List of Jewish Billionaires

The 165 Jewish billionaires around the world have $812 billion in joint wealth, Forbes Israel reported.

The Hebrew magazine released its Jewish billionaires list on Thursday.

The richest Jew in the world is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, with a net worth of $43 billion, according to Forbes, up $7 billion from last year. Ellison was fifth on the Forbes 2013 world billionaires list

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in second place with $27 billion, up $5 billion from 2012. He appeared 13th on the world list. Casino mogul and Republican Party political donor Sheldon Adelson is in third place with $26.5 billion and was 15th on the world list.

Eight of the top ten richest Jewish billionaires are from the United States; the remaining two are Russian.

The other Jewish billionaires in the top ten are Google’s Larry Page with $23 billion; Google’s Sergey Brin with $22.5 billion; Carl Ichan with $20 billion; George Soros with $19.2 billion; Alisher Usmanov with $17.6 billion; Mikhail Fridman with $16.5 billion; and Len Blavatnik with $16 billion.

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