Sol Kerzner

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Birthday
23, 1935
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Hotel industry entrepreneur who was the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Kerzner International. He is the founder of South Africa's two largest hotel groups and has been a boon to the tourism industry there.

Before Fame

His career in the hotel industry began with his purchase of the Astra Hotel in Durban in 1962.

Trivia

He opened the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut in 1996.

Family Life

In 1980, he married Anneline Kriel, Miss South Africa and Miss World 1974, but got divorced 5 years later.

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He also built a 6,000 set arena which played host to performers like Frank Sinatra.