S. Daniel Abraham

About S. Daniel Abraham

Who is it?: Chairman, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace
Birth Day: August 15, 1924
Birth Place: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Occupation: businessman, philanthropist
Known for: founder of Slim-Fast
Spouse(s): Estanne Weiner (divorced) Ewa Sebzda
Children: 6

S. Daniel Abraham

S. Daniel Abraham was born on August 15, 1924 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, is Chairman, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace. S. Daniel Abraham founded SlimFast in 1976. Sales exploded in the late 1980s when former LA Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda became its spokesman. Abraham sold the weight loss and meal substitute company to Unilever for $2.3 billion in 2000. Since then, he's largely taken a risk-averse investing approach meaning he keeps most of his fortune in cash and liquid assets. Abraham donated $3 million to Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 presidential run.
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Occupation Food and Beverage
Age 96 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 15, 1924 (Palm Beach, Florida, United States)
Birthday August 15
Town/City Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

S. Daniel Abraham’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

S. Daniel Abraham was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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Famous Quotes:

Almost everything that I know that is good, all of the good lessons in life, come from my parents.



Abraham was born on August 15, 1924, the son of Stella K. and Dr. Samuel Abraham. He was raised to an Orthodox Jewish family in Long Beach, New York.


Abraham founded Thompson Medical, which introduced the Slim-Fast line of diet products in the late 1970s. Abraham made Thompson Medical private in 1988; Unilever acquired Slim-Fast for $2.3 billion in 2000. As of October 2016, he had an estimated wealth of US$2.1 billion.


Abraham is a long-time donor to the Democratic Party and the Clinton Foundation. He gave $1.5 million to the party and ranked as the number one contributor of soft money to the national parties in 2000.


Abraham endowed an S. Daniel Abraham Chair in Middle East Policy Studies at Princeton University and a Chair in Nutritional Medicine at Harvard University Medical School. He funded the Dan Abraham School for Business Administration and Economics at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and the S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program at Yeshiva University, and Honors Program at Stern College for Women. He holds honorary doctorates from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Bar-Ilan University and Yeshiva University. He is also the founder of the New Synagogue of Palm Beach. His gift to the Mayo Clinic served to create the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, whose opening in 2007 received national media coverage.


Abraham is the author of the book Peace is Possible, with a foreword by President Bill Clinton. Abraham also published his memoirs in 2010, entitled Everything is Possible: Life and Business Lessons from a Self-Made Billionaire and the Founder of Slim Fast.


Abraham donated $3 million to Priorities USA Action, a super PAC which supported Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

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