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Moise Safra

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Net worth 2018: $2.2 Billion
Industry: Finance
Country: Brazil
BirthDay: 5 April 1934
Sigh: Taurus
Died On: 15/06/2014
BIOGRAPHY

Moise Safra was bornon 5 April 1934 in Brazil. Moise Safra, a Brazilian banking billionaire, passed away on June 15, 2014, reportedly due to complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 79. Born into a wealthy Syrian Jewish banking family in Aleppo, Moise sold his half of Brazilian bank Banco Safra plus stakes in other Safra-owned banks in New York, Luxembourg and other locations to his brother, billionaire Joseph Safra, in 2006, for a sum estimated at $2 billion. Joseph and Moise's brother Edmond, who died in 1999 in an apparent arson attack at his Monte Carlo penthouse, had a separate multibillion-dollar fortune, part of which he left to his wife, Lily Safra. Moise Safra made news in 2013 when he reportedly partnered with Chinese real estate billionaire Zhang Xin to acquire a 40% stake in the General Motors Building in midtown Manhattan. The deal valued the property at $3.4 billion. Moise is survived by his wife, Chella Cohen Safra, and five children: Jacob, Azuri, Edmundo, Esther and Olga.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$2.3 Billion

2011

$2.4 Billion

2012

$2.4 Billion

2013

$2.4 Billion

2014

$2.2 Billion

2018

$2.2 Billion

TIMELINE
2014

He died on June 14, 2014, reportedly from heart failure at the age of 80

1955

In 1955, Moise's 23-year-old brother, Edmond Safra, and their father, Jacob Safra, started working in Brazil by financing letters of credit for trade in São Paulo

1952

Eventually, the Safras decided to move to Brazil in 1952

1934

Moise Safra was born on April 5, 1934 into a family of affluent Jewish bankers, in Aleppo , Syria

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