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Rodney Sacks

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Residence  Laguna Beach, CA, US
Nationality  American
Name  Rodney Sacks

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Full Name  Rodney Cyril Sacks
Occupation  Chairman and CEO, Monster Beverage
Salary  $6,223,793 (total compensation, 2013)
Net worth  $1.77 billion (March 2015)
Relatives  Leslie Sacks (brother)Caron Sacks (sister)Ze'ev Bielski (brother-in-law)Adi Bielski (niece)
Alma mater  University of the Witwatersrand

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Rodney Cyril Sacks (born 1949/50) is a South African billionaire businessman, chairman and CEO of Monster Beverage since 1990.


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Message from Rodney Sacks, Chairman and CEO of Monster Energy Company

Early life

Rodney Cyril Sacks was born and grew up in South Africa. His parents were Lithuanian-Jewish immigrants. He was educated at University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and graduated with a law degree as well as a postgraduate higher diploma in tax law.


Sacks worked as a lawyer in South Africa, and was the youngest person to be made a partner of Werksmans, the country's largest corporate law firm. In August 1989, Sacks emigrated to California with his family, having spent nearly 20 years with Werksmans and rising to become a senior partner.

In 1990, a consortium led by Sacks and his fellow South African, Hilton Schlosberg, acquired Hansen Natural Corporation, which in 1992 acquired Hansen's Natural Soda and Apple Juice for $14.5 million. Since 1990, Sacks has been chairman and CEO of Hansen Natural Corporation, which changed its name to Monster Beverage Corporation in 2012.

Personal life

Sacks and his family emigrated from South Africa to California in 1989. His sister Caron Sacks is married to Israeli politician Ze'ev Bielski and his brother is art collector Leslie Sacks.


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