Sheldon Gary Adelson is the founder of Adelson Foundation. He is an American philanthropist, investor and business icon besides being the chairman and CEO of the company, Las Vegas Sands Corporation. He also owns Israel HaYom, the daily newspaper of Israel. Adelson and his wife jointly initiated the Adelson Foundation to support variety of communities and the under-privileged.
Adelson was born on August 4, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, US. Besides being an active philanthropist, Adelson leads the contributor list for Republican Party candidates. With a net worth of $36.7 billion, Adelson stands as 8th Richest Personality in the World as per the Forbes Magazine.