Haim Saban
Michael Segal
Egypt
2018

Saban Capital Group

Haim
Saban

Chairman

As chairman-CEO of Saban Capital Group, the Israeli American has sprawling investments that include Spanish-language TV giant Univision and a range of international film, TV and digital companies, as well as consumer products and real estate. His net worth is estimated by Forbes at $3.2 billion. Having led the investor group that acquired Univision in 2006 and served as board chairman, Saban grappled with a downturn at Univision and upheaval in its management ranks, and the company has been an acquisition target for some time. Born in Egypt, Saban made his first fortune with the live-action children’s TV hit “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” in the 1990s. He partnered with Fox to launch the Fox Family Channel cabler, which Disney bought in 2001 for $3 billion.

Career

  • Saban Capital Group
  • Fox Kids
  • Univision
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Haim Saban Recalls Days With '60s Israeli Band Lions of Judah

Haim Saban Recalls Days With '60s Israeli Band Lions of Judah

Growing up poor in Tel Aviv, Haim Saban never had money for a car or taxis. He would walk everywhere, which is how one Wednesday evening, the then 20-year-old found himself at a swimming pool-cum-club in Tel Aviv, smelling an opportunity to make some money.“There was a band playing at the pool that was pretty lousy and the place was empty,” Saban remembers. “I was not in a band, but I thought, ‘let me try something.’ So I went to...

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