Avri Gilad, 2008
November 21, 1962
Gilad was listed among the top-ten TV earners in a 2009 list compiled by Yedioth Ahronoth, with a stated income of $340,000 per season, apart from his earnings as a spokesman for the Mega Bool supermarket chain and royalties for a game show he developed, The Bubble, a news quiz broadcast in Israel, the UK, and other countries.
On his blog, Gilad has written about the problems of being a celebrity and his spiritual interests. He is a devotee of the "Yemima Method," a psychological self-help method developed by Yemima Avital.