Benjamin Netanyahu Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Benjamin Netanyahu

Biography / Wiki

Benjamin Netanyahu is serving Israel as a prime minister for two terms. He is a politician famous for his rich political history. Apart from being a politician, he also served in the Israeli Defence Forces and fought many wars.

Benjamin was born on 21st October 1949 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He participated in several missions including Operation Inferno, Operation Gift, and Operation Isotope. He was also associated with the United Nations as an ambassador of Israel. Since childhood, he led a disciplined life, which helped him in becoming a successful warrior and a smart politician.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth 21 October 1949
Age 74 Years
Height In Centimeters – 178 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’10”

Weight In Kilograms – 78 kg

In Pounds – 172 lbs

Eye Color Hazel Green
Hair Color White
Shoe Size Not Known

Net Worth

As of 2019, Benjamin Netanyahu has an estimated net worth of $138 million.

Education / Family

He was born into a family that was deeply associated with the history of Israel. Through a DNA test, it was discovered that he is part of Sephardi Jewish ancestry. Benjamin was raised in Jerusalem where he attended Henrietta Szold Elementary School for his education.

His school teachers mentioned that he was a responsible and punctual student. He studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. He was doing a doctorate in political science but had to quit after his brother’s death. While studying, he took training as a combat soldier.


Benjamin Netanyahu

Real Name Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu
Nickname Bibi
Birth Place Tel Aviv, Israel
Profession Politician, Economic Consultant, Writer, Marketing Executive
Zodiac Sign Libra
School Henrietta Szold Elementary School, Jerusalem, Israel

Cheltenham High School, Pennsylvania, USA

College Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Religion Judaism
Nationality Israeli
Home Town Jerusalem, Israel
Debut In 1988, when he joined the Likud Party
Fathers Name Benzion Netanyahu (Professor of History and Israeli Historian)


Benjamin Netanyahu with his Father
Benjamin Netanyahu with his Father

Mothers Name Tzila Segal


Benjamin Netanyahu Mother
Benjamin Netanyahu Mother

Brothers Yonatan Netanyahu (Israel Defense Force Officer), Iddo Netanyahu (Physician)


Benjamin Netanyahu with his Brothers
Benjamin Netanyahu with his Brothers

Sister N/A

Career / Fashion And Style

He served for five years in the Israeli Defence Forces. He was included in the team that rescued a hijacked plane at Tel Aviv Airport in 1972. In 1976, he was appointed as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group in Massachusetts.

He was selected as Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israeli embassy in Washington D.C. In 1988, the Likud Party elected Benjamin as a member of the Knesset. In 1996, he stood and the election for the Prime Minister of Israel. He took retirement from politics in 1999.

Later in 2002, he decided to return to politics. He became Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2002 and then in 2003, he became the Minister of Finance. In the banking system, he introduced many reforms and supported the liberalization of markets.

After working in various ministries, in 2009 he was elected as the Prime Minister of Israel. Again in 2013, he won the elections and became the Prime Minister.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Girlfriends Miriam Weizmann (Army Personnel)

Fleur Cates (English-born Harvard Business School graduate)

Sara Ben-Artzi (Psychologist)

Marital Status Married
Wife Miriam Weizmann, Army Personnel (1972-1978)
Benjamin Netanyahu with Miriam Weizmann
Benjamin Netanyahu with Miriam Weizmann

Fleur Cates (1981-1984)

Sara Ben-Artzi (1991-present)

Benjamin Netanyahu with Sara Ben-Artzi
Benjamin Netanyahu with Sara Ben-Artzi

Children Daughter – Noa Netanyahu-Roth


Benjamin Netanyahu with his Daughter
Benjamin Netanyahu with his Daughter

Sons – Yair Netanyahu, Avner Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu with his Sons
Benjamin Netanyahu with his Sons

Favourite Things

His favourite things are as follows –

Favourite Poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik
Favourite Books The Five Forefathers of Zionism by Ben-Zion Netanyahu

The Rise of Nuclear Iran – How Iran Defies the West by Dore Gold

Favourite Food Pistachio flavored ice-cream

Benjamin Netanyahu

Some Interesting Facts About Benjamin Netanyahu

  • He was born to a Warsaw-born father and an Israeli-born mother.
  • He served as a combat soldier in the Israeli Defence Forces for 5 years.
  • He participated in the Yom Kippur War in 1973.
  • During the War of Attrition, he participated in various cross-border assault raids and rose to become a team leader in the unit.
  • During his school days, he was polite, courteous, helpful, punctual, and responsible.
  • Usually, it takes 4 years to complete a master’s degree in science but he completed it in 2 and a half years.
  • To make it easy for Americans to pronounce, he changed his name to “Benjamin Ben Nitai”.
  • His brother Yonatan was killed in 1976, in a counter-terrorism hostage-rescue mission Operation Entebbe.
  • He ran the Jonathan Netanyahu Anti-Terror Institute, which is an NGO devoted to the study of terrorism.
  • He got connected with Israeli politicians for the first time when he was the director of marketing for Rim Industries in Jerusalem from 1980 to 1982.
  • He also became friends with Fred Trump, who is the father of Donald Trump.
  • David Levy is his biggest rival.
  • He is fond of reading non-fiction books.
  • He met with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for the first time, in September 1996.
  • He is crazy about ice-cream. His average consumption of ice-cream is 14 kg/week.
Benjamin Netanyahu eating Ice Cream
Benjamin Netanyahu eating Ice Cream
  • He was criticized for going on a 6-day to New York. He spent $600,000 of public money and $1,600 on a personal hairdresser.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @b.netanyahu
  2. Twitter@netanyahu
  3. Facebook @BenjaminNetanyahu
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