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Haim Saban

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Net worth 2018: $3.24 Billion
Industry: Media
Residence: Beverly Hills, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 15 October 1944
Sigh: Scorpio
Children: 4
Education: Diploma, High School
BIOGRAPHY

Haim Saban was bornon 15 October 1944 in Beverly Hills, California, United States. Haim Saban is #722 in List Billionaires People In The World. Haim Saban turned success with children's TV show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers into Fox Family Channel, a joint venture with News Corp. Disney bought Fox Family Chanel in 2001 for $5 billion including debt; Saban's take was $1.7 billion. Saban chairs Spanish language TV network Univision Communications, which filed to go public in July 2015 but has yet to do so. Saban and a group of private equity investors purchased Univision for $13.7 billion (including some $10 billion in debt) in 2007. Univision bought the assets of bankrupt media firm Gawker for $135 million in August 2016.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.8 Billion

2010

$3.4 Billion

2011

$2.9 Billion

2012

$3.1 Billion

2013

$3.4 Billion

2014

$3.4 Billion

2015

$3.5 Billion

2016

$2.9 Billion

2017

$3 Billion

2018

$3.24 Billion

Huggable lamb that I am, people tell me I'm a tough negotiator.

Haim Saban
TIMELINE
2017

In March 2017, Saban was honored with the 2,605th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his achievements in television

2016

Saban supported Hillary Clinton for President of the United States in the 2016 U

2015

Between June 2015 and June 2016, he and his wife donated US$7 million to Priorities USA, a pro-Clinton Super PAC

2010

Saban contributed $2,000,000 to support Proposition 27, California's proposed 2010 repeal of Proposition 11, the 2008 redistricting reform – the same reform that Haim Saban previously supported with a $100,000 contribution

2009

Regarding Jane Harman AIPAC Controversy, in April 2009, New York Times, quoting anonymous sources, said a caller promised her that Saban would withhold campaign contributions to Representative Nancy Pelosi if she did not select Ms

2008

Saban contributed $100,000 to pass California's 2008 redistricting reform, Proposition 11, which created a Citizens Redistricting Commission to redraw California's state political boundaries, but not U

2007

In 2007, Saban donated $14 million to complete the children's hospital at Soroka Medical Center

2006

Haim Saban discussed his views on the Middle East and Persian Gulf region in great detail in a 2006 interview with Haaretz

2005

"In 2005, Saban spent $100,000 to oppose California's 2005 Proposition 77 redistricting reform

2003

"Saban has also made donations to members of the Republican Party including a 2003 contribution to George W

2002

”In 2002 Saban provided an initial grant of 13 million USD and a pledge of additional funds to create the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, a foreign policy think tank based in Washington, D

2001

" Saban's donations during that 2001–2002 period exceeded $10 million, the largest donation the DNC has received from a single source up to that time

2000

During the 2000 presidential election, Saban increased his rank to 5th among individual donors with a combined contribution of $1,250,500

1998

Mother Jones, in an analysis of the major donors to the campaigns of 1998 election cycle, ranked Saban 155th among individual donors

1997

made an offer to purchase IFE through the joint venture in 1997

1996

In 1996, News Corporation's Fox Children's Productions and Haim Saban's Saban Entertainment merged to form Fox Kids Worldwide

1990

Saban became involved in politics in the mid-1990s when he felt that support for Israel was slipping in the United States

1988

In the United States, he became a television producer, founding Saban Entertainment in 1988

1980

During that time, Haim Saban and partner Shuki Levy became known for soundtrack compositions for children's television programs of the 1980s

1978

In 1978 and 1982, Saban used the pseudonym Kussa for music/lyrics writing credits on four records for which he also served as producer using his real name

1970

In the early 1970s, Saban moved to France where he worked as a music producer

1969

In July 1969, the band appeared on the BBC TV programme Colour Me Pop

1966

Saban started his career in 1966 as a bass player and manager with the rock band The Lions of Judah (Ha'arayot), which was named after the Lion of Judah in Jewish Scripture

1956

In 1956, the Saban family immigrated to Israel, along with most of the Egyptian Jewish community

1944

Saban was born in 1944 in Alexandria, Egypt, to an Egyptian Jewish family

1923

A businessman with interests in financial services, entertainment, and media, and an estimated net worth of $3 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 232nd richest person in America

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