Sammy Ofer & family

About Sammy Ofer & family

Birth Day: February 22, 1922
Birth Place: Israel
Died On: 3 June 2011(2011-06-03) (aged 89)\nTel Aviv, Israel
Birth Sign: Pisces
Spouse(s): Aviva Ofer
Children: Eyal Ofer, Idan Ofer

Sammy Ofer & family Net Worth

Sammy Ofer & family was bornon February 22, 1922 in Israel. Retired Israeli donated $25 million to the creation of an underground parking lot that can turn into a chemical warfare-proof hospital during times of war in Haifa. The hospital, to be ready in 2012, bears his name. Ofer's family owns a vast global shipping empire, plus interests in banking and real estate. His two sons are now active in dad's vast empire: Eyal, who runs real estate business and is a director of cruise line Royal Caribbean, splits his time between Monaco, New York and London; Idan, based in Israel, is chairman of Israel Corp., which holds strategic stakes in chemicals, energy, technology and shipping (through Zim Shipping). Owns extensive collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and modern paintings. Awarded an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth for his services to U.K. maritime heritage.
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💰 Net worth: $10.3 Billion

2010 $6.5 Billion
2011 $10.3 Billion
2018 $10.3 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1922

He was born in 1922 in Galați, Romania. In 1924, Ofer's family immigrated to Mandatory Palestine. The family lived in Haifa. With the start of World War II, he enlisted in the Royal Navy. During the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, he served in the Israeli Sea Corps.

1950

After finishing his military Service, he became a shipping agent with the Eastern Conglomerate, and by 1950 had bought his first ship. He expanded in the shipping Business.

2007

In 2007, Sammy Ofer donated $25 million to the Rambam Health Care Campus, in Haifa, Israel. This contribution was earmarked for two main purposes: $17 million for the 2000-bed fortified underground hospital and $7 million to renovate the existing departments of Surgery, Urology, and ENT.

2008

On 10 November 2008 he was made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in recognition of his involvement with maritime heritage in the United Kingdom.

2011

On 3 June 2011, Ofer died in his house in Tel Aviv at the age of 89.

2013

In 2013, Idan Ofer donated £25 million to London Business School in honor of his Father, Sammy. The Old Marylebone Town Hall will be renamed the Sammy Ofer Centre. The gift is the largest in the school's history.