Meyer Lansky Net Worth

Meyer Lansky Net Worth is
$600 Million

Meyer Lansky Biography

In 1929, Meyer wedded Anna Citron. He co-founded the organized criminal offense group with Charles ‘Lucky’ Luciano. He was created to a Polish-Jewish family members.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameMeyer Lansky
Net Worth$600 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 4, 1902
DiedJanuary 15, 1983, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Height1.52 m
ProfessionGambler, Gangster
SpouseThelma Schwartz, Anna Citron
ChildrenBuddy Lansky, Paul Lansky, Sandra Lansky Lombardo
ParentsMax Lansky, Yetta Lansky
SiblingsJake Lansky

Interesting Facts

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



Dead Men's Secrets 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Biography 1996 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

America's Book of Secrets 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
10 Things You Don't Know About 2012 TV Series documentary Himself - Mobster
Prohibition 2011 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Mobsters 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story 2008 Documentary Himself
Undercover History 2007 TV Series Himself, mobster
Biography 1996-1997 TV Series documentary Himself
Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
American Justice: Target - Mafia 1993 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself

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