Philanthropist and art collector, Lily Safra, 87, Passed Away

Philanthropist and art collector, Lily Safra, 87, Passed Away

Brazilian-Monegasque billionaire and socialite Lily Safra accumulated significant money through her four marriages. She owned the famous Villa Leopolda on the French Riviera and possessed a sizable art collection.

Widow of financier Edmond Safra, billionaire Lily Safra, passes away at age 87.

The Billionaire banker’s widow Lily Safra, who received his inheritance, passed away. She was 87.

According to a spokeswoman for the Edmond J. Safra Foundation who declined to give a cause of death, she passed away on Saturday in Geneva.

Lily Safra Age, Family, Early Life

Brazil’s Porto Alegre was the place of Lily Safra’s birth on December 30, 1934. She holds a Monaco citizen. She belongs to the white ethnic group. Her Zodiac sign is Capricorn.

lily safra family

Lily Safrawas is the child of Annita Noudelman de Castro, an Uruguayan with Russian Jewish ancestry, and Wolf White Watkins, a Czechoslovak railroad engineer who immigrated to South America during the electrification of Brazilian railroads.: 17f She was raised in Rio de Janeiro before relocating to Montevideo, Uruguay, with her family.

Lily Safra Husband, What about her Children?

At the age of 17, she fell in love with and wed Argentine hosiery tycoon Mario Cohen, who was of Italian Jewish origin. Three kids were born to them. In the early 1960s, Lily and Mario Cohen got divorced.

Lily wed Alfredo Monteverde, formerly known as Greenberg, in 1965. He was a Jewish immigrant from Romania who left Europe in 1939 and founded the Ponto Frio brand and was a pioneer in the marketing of home appliances in Brazil. He and Lily have an adopted kid. Monteverde murdered himself in 1969. Isabel Vincent, a biographer, claims that Monteverde left his wife all of his possessions.

After his passing, Lily relocated to London for a month. Edmond Safra, her late husband’s banker, assisted her in gaining possession of her late husband’s entire fortune. She dated Safra for a while, but they split up. Safra’s Sephardic Jewish family at the time did not support his relationship with Lily, who was of Ashkenazi Jewish origin.

She wed the less wealthy and also Sephardic Jew businessman Samuel Bendahan in 1972. After a two-week separation, she divorced him a year later.

Lily and Edmond Safra

She wed Edmond Safra in 1976. The well-known banker was a Brazilian citizen via naturalization and of Lebanese Jewish (Mizrahi) descent. The Republic National Bank of New York was established by him. Their residences in New York City, Monaco, Geneva, and the Villa Leopolda on the French Riviera were where the couple split their time.

lily safra husband

Lily and Edmond Safra were granted Monegasque citizenship on December 2, 1999. In a fire that was discovered to be intentionally set, Edmond perished in Monaco. Due to his status and riches, his passing generated a lot of media attention. When Edmond Safra stayed in Monaco, he “allegedly felt so comfortable here that he did not have his security stay the night.” The former U.S.

Green Beret Ted Maher was charged with lighting the fire to win Edmond Safra’s approval before he eventually rescued him, but the fire got out of hand.  Maher was found guilty and given a ten-year prison term. Safra distributed the remaining assets among his family members and wife Lily, who received $800 million, and gave 50% to different charities.

Lily Safra’s Career, What was her profession?

Brazilian-Monegasque billionaire and socialite Lily Safra accumulated significant money through her four marriages. She owned the famous Villa Leopolda on the French Riviera and possessed a sizable art collection. Safra was listed as having US$1.3 billion in wealth and was placed #1756 on Forbes’ list of the world’s billionaires in 2018. 

Her projected net worth as of June 2022 was $1.3 billion.  When she married the banker Edmond Safra, she had a keen interest in charity, which she has maintained through their Foundation even since he passed away in 1999.

How much is Lily Safra Net Worth?

Safra was listed as having US$1.3 billion in wealth and was placed #1756 on Forbes’ list of the world’s billionaires in 2018.

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Her estimated net worth as of June 2022 was $1.3 billion.       

Which school and college did She go to?

There’s not a whole lot to say about Lily Safra’s educational background. Her young age, on the other hand, suggests she is still in college. The name of the school she attended and the topic she studied, however, is unknown.

Is She available on any kind of social media platform?

Lily Safra is available on Twitter. She has 157+ followers on Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Lily Safra’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Lily Safra’s should be knows

NationalityMonaco
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac signCapricorn
Relationship StatusMarried

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