By Jspace Staff on 3/14/2012 at 4:26 PM
Categories: Finance , Business , World
Twenty-five years ago, Forbes began to pursue the world’s billionaires. The magazine’s annual list netted a record 1,226 billionaires this year, worth a total of $4.6 trillion. Because Bubbe has been ragging you to marry up, Jspace has profiled the 17 Jews of Forbes’ list worth more than $10 billion.
Larry Ellison: Net Worth $36 Billion
College dropout Larry Ellison is the co-founder and CEO of Oracle, one of the world’s leading enterprise software companies. At the age of 67, he ranks sixth in Forbes list of the world’s billionaires, and is the third richest man in America. He is rumored to be one of the men interested in buying the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, and is an avid yachter.
J-Connection: Larry Ellison’s mother was an unwed 19-year-old at the time of his birth. After he contracted pneumonia at the age of nine months, his Jewish mother allowed her aunt and uncle to adopt him.