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Adelson in June 2010
Sheldon Gary Adelson

August 4, 1933 (1933-08-04) (age 87)
Alma mater City College of New York
Occupation Founder, Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands
Net worth US$40.1 billion (February 2018)
Political party Republican (1996–present)
  • Sandra Adelson (divorced)
  • Miriam Ochsorn (m. 1991)
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Sheldon Gary Adelson (pronounced /ˈædəlsən/; born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Adelson also owns the The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He also owns the Israeli daily newspaper Israel Hayom and the American daily newspaper Las Vegas Review-Journal.

He is a member of the Republican Party, and made the largest single donation ever to an incoming president's inauguration when he gave the Donald Trump inaugural committee five million dollars.

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