S. Daniel Abraham

About S. Daniel Abraham

Who is it?: Chairman, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace
Birth Day: August 15, 1924
Birth Place: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Birth Sign: Virgo
Occupation: businessman, philanthropist
Known for: founder of Slim-Fast
Spouse(s): Estanne Weiner (divorced) Ewa Sebzda
Children: 6

S. Daniel Abraham Net Worth

S. Daniel Abraham was bornon August 15, 1924 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, is Chairman, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace. S. Daniel Abraham founded SlimFast in 1976. Sales exploded in the late 1980s when former LA Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda became its spokesman. Abraham sold the weight loss and meal substitute company to Unilever for $2.3 billion in 2000. Since then, he's largely taken a risk-averse investing approach meaning he keeps most of his fortune in cash and liquid assets. Abraham donated $3 million to Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 presidential run.
S. Daniel Abraham is a member of Food and Beverage

💰 Net worth: $2 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $1.4 Billion
2010 $1.5 Billion
2011 $1.7 Billion
2012 $1.8 Billion
2013 $1.9 Billion
2014 $2 Billion
2015 $2.1 Billion
2016 $2.1 Billion
2017 $2.1 Billion
2018 $2.03 Billion

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Famous Quotes:

Almost everything that I know that is good, all of the good lessons in life, come from my parents.

Biography/Timeline

1924

Abraham was born on August 15, 1924, the son of Stella K. and Dr. Samuel Abraham. He was raised to an Orthodox Jewish family in Long Beach, New York.

1970

Abraham founded Thompson Medical, which introduced the Slim-Fast line of diet products in the late 1970s. Abraham made Thompson Medical private in 1988; Unilever acquired Slim-Fast for $2.3 billion in 2000. As of October 2016, he had an estimated wealth of US$2.1 billion.

2000

Abraham is a long-time donor to the Democratic Party and the Clinton Foundation. He gave $1.5 million to the party and ranked as the number one contributor of soft money to the national parties in 2000.

2007

Abraham endowed an S. Daniel Abraham Chair in Middle East Policy Studies at Princeton University and a Chair in Nutritional Medicine at Harvard University Medical School. He funded the Dan Abraham School for Business Administration and Economics at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and the S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program at Yeshiva University, and Honors Program at Stern College for Women. He holds honorary doctorates from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Bar-Ilan University and Yeshiva University. He is also the founder of the New Synagogue of Palm Beach. His gift to the Mayo Clinic served to create the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, whose opening in 2007 received national media coverage.

2010

Abraham is the author of the book Peace is Possible, with a foreword by President Bill Clinton. Abraham also published his memoirs in 2010, entitled Everything is Possible: Life and Business Lessons from a Self-Made Billionaire and the Founder of Slim Fast.

2016

Abraham donated $3 million to Priorities USA Action, a super PAC which supported Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.