Drahi later became the owner of French cable operator Numericable. Drahi bought SFR, France seconde mobile phone and internet provider in France in 2013 from media conglomerate Vivendi.
As of November 2015 Forbes estimated Drahi's net worth at $10.3 billion. Forbes ranks him as the 60th-richest person in the world, the third-richest person in France. He was ranked as the richest person in Israel, until 2016, when he came in at second.
The leaking of the Panama Papers in April 2016 confirmed publicly his identity as the shareholder of an offshore company.