Silvio Santos vs Craig Newmark

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$1.3 Billion
Net worth 2018
$1.31 Billion
Media
Industry
Technology
Residence
San Francisco, California
Brazil
Country
United States
12/12/1930
BirthDay
06/12/1952
4
Children
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Case Western Reserve University; Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University
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2014

Santos's other trademark is wearing a full-size microphone on his chest (although he would eventually abandon this practice by late 2014)

2008

In 2008, Grupo Silvio Santos completed 50 years and was then formed by 44 companies, with ventures that range from agribusiness to banks and hotels

1989

Silvio Santos also tried to get involved in politics and even ran for president in 1989, but due to irregularities in the party he had affiliated to, his candidacy was contested

1981

In 1981 he finally had the permission to operate what would become TVS, in São Paulo

1976

In 1976, he started to fight for the rights of having his own television network, as he wanted to expand his prizes raffling

1963

He is the presenter of the second oldest Brazilian program: Programa Silvio Santos (1963–present)

1930

Senor Abravanel (born December 12, 1930), known professionally as Silvio Santos, is a Brazilian entrepreneur and television host

1897

His father, Alberto Abravanel, was born in Thessalonica, Greece in 1897, and his mother, Rebecca Caro, was born in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire in 1907

2017

" His foundation also donated $1 million in 2017 to the news organization ProPublica

2016

In 2016 Newmark joined with the progressive RAD Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies (founded by Democratic Party stalwart Stefan Hankin) to commission a poll examining user perceptions about social media conflicts during the 2016 election year

2015

In 2015, Variety (magazine) reported that he contributed to the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton

2014

In 2014 he was one of 60 Democratic Party donors who urged the creation of a system of public election funding

2011

In 2011, he introduced craigconnects to support non-profits and other organizations "that get things done on a sustainable basis

2006

In 2006, he donated $10,000 to a non-profit group, NewAssignment

1993

In 1993, he moved to San Francisco to work for Charles Schwab, where he was introduced to the Internet—which at that time was still commercial-free

1971

In 1971, he graduated from Morristown High School and thanks to scholarships, attended college at Case Western Reserve University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in 1975 and a master of science degree in 1977

1952

Craig Alexander Newmark (born December 6, 1952) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for being the founder of the San Francisco-based international website Craigslist