Miriam Adelson (born October 10, 1945) is an American-Israeli Doctor, Political Donor, and Philanthropist from Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine. She is the trustee and co-founder of Adelson Family Foundation. Furthermore, the 73-year-old doctor was also an executive director and co-founder of AMRF.
She works as a publisher of the Israel Hayom newspaper. Miriam is the wife of Sheldon Adelson (American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist). Sheldon is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corporation.
In addition, Sheldon Adelson’s Wife earned honorary citizenship of Jerusalem in 2013. Mrs. Adelson and her husband also started Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Research Clinic in Las Vegas in 2000. In 1993, she also established a substance abuse center and research clinic.
Recently, On 10th November 2018, Donald Trump (U.S. President) declared Miriam Adelson as his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth will also receive the honor from the President.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest honor for a civilian. In fact, the awards will be presented by Mr. Trump on 16th November 2018.
Profile, Early Life & Education
The philanthropist was born on 10th October 1945 in Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine. Therefore, Miriam Adelson’s age is Seventy-three (73) years old, as of 2018. Her father and mother fled Poland before the Holocaust.
Furthermore, Miriam’s dad was a notable member of the Mapam political party. Later, she and her family resided in the city of Haifa in the 1950s. Moreover, her father owned and operated several movie theatres there.
Adelson attended Hebrew Reali School. Later, she received a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Genetics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Miriam also earned a medical degree from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Medical School.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Children
Adelson first married her husband Ariel Ochshorn (a physician). The former couple also shares two daughters together. However, they ended their marriage in divorce in the 1980s.
Furthermore, in 1986 she moved to Rockefeller University on an exchange program. She was specializing in drug addiction. Miriam later met her future spouse Sheldon Adelson. The couple soon became close to each other.
In 1991, they officially tied the knot in a private ceremony. Miriam and Sheldon have two sons. Her husband was previously married to Sandra during the 1970s.
|Full Birth Name||Miriam Adelson.|
3. Political Donor.
|Age||Seventy-three (73) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||10th October 1945.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine.|
|Current Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.|
|Famous for||Will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-27-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Miriam Adelson Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Ariel Ochshorn (ex-husband).
2. Sheldon Adelson.
|Highest Qualification||Medical Degree.|
|School||Hebrew Reali School.|
|College/ University||1. Tel Aviv University's Sackler Medical School.
2. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Kate Winslet.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading, Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$44.1 billion US Dollar (As of 2018).|
|Earnings (Annual Income)||Under Review|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Miriam Adelson
- In her initial career days, Miriam served mandatory army service as a medical officer at Ness Ziona.
- In 2007, Mrs. Adelson was awarded an honorary doctorate by Tel Aviv University.
- Moreover, her husband has three adopted children with his ex-wife.
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- Money Factor: The estimated Net worth of Miriam Adelson is $44.1 billion US Dollar.
- Miriam was mentored by Mary Jeanne Kreek at Rockefeller.