Bar Refaeli is the name that resonates a pleasant sound for most of the people around the world, but on September 24, 2015, that resonation came to an end. That’s because she got married to a man named Adi Ezra.
While Adi Ezra is not the name that rings a bell, but in Israel, he is a big deal. Wanna know how big??
Not only born with a silver spoon, but Adi Ezra is also a businessman with outstanding business skills. Adi was born in the Ezra family which owns the Neto group-the food giant of Israel. Adi Ezra serves as the Chairman of the Neto group. He married the supermodel Bar on September 24, 2015.
Adi Ezra’s Bio
Adi Ezra was born on 19th January 1975, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Ezra was born to a billionaire father Dudi Ezra and mother Rachael Ezra. He is also the grandson of Meir Ezra-the founder of Neto Group. As a child, he had all the privileges, one would ever imagine being born into a billionaire family.
He attained a bachelor degree in business administration from Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. This made him capable of justifying any role given to him in his family business. Adi Ezra is a well-known figure in the business world.
Career Breakthrough of A Man Born With Silver Spoon
Adi Ezra serves as the Chairman for Neto Group which is one of the leading food conglomerates in Israel. The company was established by Dudi Ezra, his grandfather. He was pushed into the business forefront when the company got re-launched in 2008.
Apart from this, Ezra holds the position of Chief Executive Officer in the Neto Malinda Trading. He joined the company in 2003 and still works for it. In addition, as per Ezra’s bio shared by Bloomberg, he is also the chairman of Willinger Industries, El Gaucho and Ezra Limited. Being born in a business family, he has certainly enjoyed his fortune. However, he has also worked hard to reach his career peak.
Nonetheless, he came in the eye of public when he married the supermodel and actress Bar Refaeli.
Adi Ezra and Bar Refaeli Lavishing Wedding Affair
Adi Ezra got more fame after he started dating the Israelian supermodel Bar Refaeli. Refaeli is world famous model, actress, businesswoman and a host in the Israel. She started appearing in the cover of magazines since she was 11 years old. She has even hosted the show ‘X-Factor’.
Back in 2012, Ezra and Refaeli were introduced to each other through a mutual friend at an event. During that time, Refaeli just broke up with Leonardo Di Caprio after being in a relationship for 5 years. The fuel sparked when the duo started spending time with each other. After dating for three years, Adi and Ezra got engaged in May 2015. The couple broke up for a couple of months while they were in the relationship. But, other than this they shared a healthy relationship.
On September 24, 2015, after getting engaged for 3 months, the billionaire couple finally tied the knot. They married in a Jewish ceremony under a chupah at the Carmel Forest Spa Resort, near Hafia. Bar Refaeli looked beautiful in a Chloe gown. The bride and groom walked down the aisle with the song “The Beginning of the World” sung by Shlomi Shabbat in the background.
The ceremony was attended by 300 family and friends while it was officiated by Rabbi Yitzchak David Grossman. The wedding became glittery with the presence of popular Israeli stars and models. The wedding featured hot air balloon, a helicopter and few drones flying over the venue.
The three years of marriage has blessed them with two children. The family of four is living happily in Israel.
Proud Father of Two Angels
A year after getting married, Adi and Ezra welcomed their first baby daughter Liv Ezra on August 11, 2016. Just after seven months of his first daughter, the couple announced that they were expecting their second children. Soon after the announcement, Adi became the father for the second time with a baby daughter named Elle on October 20, 2017. Adi’s wife Bar gave a statement to People which read:
‘We welcomed Liv’s little sister, Elle, into the world on Friday, October 20 at 8.50 p.m., weighing 3 kilos. We are all happy, healthy, and eager to start this new chapter in our lives.”
The billionaire husband and beautiful model have kept their daughters away from the media radar. The couple recently celebrated their third wedding anniversary on 24 September 2018.
Legal Trouble For Adi’s Wife
Adi’s wife Bar invited herself in serious legal trouble. She has been charged with money laundering, tax fraud and perjury in Israel. Refaeli who claimed to have lived out of Israel for two years (2009/2010) is accused of hiding her income to evade tax liability to the government of Israel.
While Bar claimed that she was living abroad with her former boyfriend Leonardo during that period, tax authorities have denied her claims on the note that the pair were never married.