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Richest People in Israel

11 December 2014

Richest People in Israel | Top 10

Wondering who are the richest people in Israel? You’re in the right place!

Israel is home to an impressive number or rich people, people who’ve made their mark on the world through multiple successful businesses.

The country’s main exports are processed diamonds, pharmaceuticals and technological equipment. And those who knew how to take advantage of that are now listed today.

Despite the undeniable conflicts in Israel, its wealthy people are people who do participate in philanthropic activities that improve healthcare, the environment and even the Israel-Palestine relationship.

Without no further talking, let’s get straight to business and see who are Israel’s richest people and how did they manage to collect huge amounts of money!

10. Gil Shwed – Net worth: $2.2 billion

#10 Gil Shwed - Net worth $2.2 billion | Richest People in Israel | Top 10 [ Image Source: alimarket.es]
#10 Gil Shwed – Net worth $2.2 billion | Richest People in Israel | Top 10 [ Image Source: alimarket.es]

We begin our top list with Gil Shwed, an Israeli programmer, entrepreneur and inventor.

Best known as the co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Board of Check Point Software Technologies, one of Israel’s biggest technology companies, Gil Shwed has a net worth of $2.2 billion.

In the past year, Check Point Software Technologies, founded in 1993, has seen a 30% stock value increase.

What you might not know about the billionaire is that he devotes much of his spare time to cooking and photography.

NEXT: #9 Teddy Sagi

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