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Meyer Lansky Net Worth

Meyer Lansky Net Worth is
$600 Million

Meyer Lansky Biography

Meyer Lansky, known as the "Mob's Accountant", was a major organized crime figure who, along with his associate Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was instrumental in the development of the "National Crime Syndicate" in the United States. Lansky developed a gambling empire which stret...

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Full NameMeyer Lansky
Net Worth$600 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 4, 1902, Grodno, Belarus
DiedJanuary 15, 1983, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Place Of BirthGrodno
Height4 ft 11 in (1.52 m)
ProfessionGangster
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseThelma Schwartz (m. 1948–1983), Anna Citron (m. 1929–1947)
ChildrenBuddy Lansky, Paul Lansky, Sandra Lansky Lombardo
ParentsMax Lansky, Yetta Lansky
SiblingsJake Lansky
NicknamesMajer Suchowliński
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meyer_Lansky
Star SignCancer


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Attempted to flee to Israel in 1970 to avoid charges of tax evasion but was refused entry.
2The character of Hyman Roth in "The Godfather" was based on him.
3He was so elusive that the FBI gave up monitoring him in the mid 1970's.
4Became friends with Bugsy Siegel in his teenage years.
5Along with Bugsy Siegel, he was instrumental in forming the National Crime Syndicate.
6He and Siegel formed the Bugs and Meyer Mob in their teens and developed a reputation as one of the most violent gangs in New York.
7After Al Capone was indicted for Tax fraud, Lansky moved much of his earnings to offshore accounts in Switzerland.
8For decades, he was considered one of the most powerful men in the United States.
9Is portrayed by Ben Kingsley in Bugsy (1991).
10Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 486-488. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
11Much as the character Moe Greene in The Godfather (1972) was based on Lansky's associate Bugsy Siegel, the character of Hyman Roth from The Godfather: Part II (1974) was based on Lansky.
12Born in Poland of Jewish parents. Childhood friend of Lucky Luciano.


Filmography

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dead Men's Secrets2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography1996TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Book of Secrets2013TV Series documentaryHimself
10 Things You Don't Know About2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Mobster
Prohibition2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Mobsters2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story2008DocumentaryHimself
Undercover History2007TV SeriesHimself, mobster
Biography1996-1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
American Justice: Target - Mafia1993TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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