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“Why do I need succession planning? I’m very alert, I’m very vibrant. I have no intention to retire”.
|Date of Birth||October 04, 1933|
|Source of Wealth||Casinos|
|Residence||Las Vegas, NV|
|Education||Drop Out, City College of New York|
Sheldon Adelson owns Israel HaYom, the daily newspaper of Israel and also ventured into politics, generously supporting Republican causes and candidates.
Sheldon Adelson developed as COMDEX, world’s largest computer trade show operating in over twenty countries with the help of which he launched himself into the casino resort business.
Sheldon Adelson started acquiring and constructing casino resorts a few of them being the Sands casino, Venetian casino resort on the Chinese island of Macao, which had recently become the center of a massive Asian gambling market.
In 2013, the multi-billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was awarded the Jerusalem International Tourism Summit Honorary Award.
Sheldon Adelson has a lavish mansion which is spread across 44,000 Sq Ft located in Las Vegas.
Sheldon Adelson owns Boeing 747 which is worth $357 Million.
Sheldon Adelson very recently bought a highly lavish house which is located at 901 Trophy Hills Drive in Las Vegas, NV. It has 44,870 square feet of living space with eight bedrooms & 13.5 bathrooms.
Sheldon Adelson owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
Sheldon Adelson has a number of fleets such as Jazz, Phantom, Mercedes and much more. He also owns private jets and multiple aircraft.
Sheldon Adelson also founded an American private charitable foundation jointly with his wife Miriam which is based in Los Angeles.
Sheldon Adelson was a son of a Cab driver. As a child, he worked in a grocery store, butcher shop, Laundromat, and hawking newspapers. He also joined the US Army in 1950’s and started working as a court stenographer on Wall Street, where he set his sights on making his fortune.
Sheldon Adelson says he appreciates how technology is improving the casino business, but he doesn’t text, email, or even uses a computer.
Sheldon Adelson and his wife each contributed $250,000 to the second inauguration of George W. Bush and in 2007established the Adelson Family Charitable Trust, with an idea to donate $200 million to Jewish and Israeli causes.
Though Sheldon Adelson is known as a casino magnet, but he himself is a mediocre gambler. He gambles just for fun.
Sheldon Adelson owns Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, it is among the world's most expensive casino property worth $8 Billion.