Miriam Adelson became the richest Israeli woman

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Forbes magazine presented a list of the richest people in the world, which showed an unprecedented increase in the wealth of businessmen during the pandemic.

Miriam Adelson, widow of Israeli tycoon Sheldon Adelson, who died in January, also made the list. She inherited much of her husband’s fortune, and her capital totaled $38.2 billion. Thus, Miriam Adelson became the richest Israeli woman, the fifth richest woman in the world and ranked 36th on the Forbes list.

Miriam Adelson managed to surpass many famous businessmen, including Roman Abramovich, Eyal Ofer and others.

Globally, at least 660 new billionaires emerged in 2020, despite the financial crisis, quarantine restrictions and problems. In the first place of the Forbes ranking was again Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon.

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