The founder of Amazon is considered the richest man in the world.
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This Monday the mighty Jeff Bezos added $ 13 billion to his net worth, which is considered the largest increase in wealth for individuals since then Bloomberg founded its Billionaires Index in 2012.
The total results from an increase in shares of 7.9% Amazon, the large e-commerce company founded by Bezos in the 1990s, the largest increase in value since December 2018.
At just 56, the founder of Amazon is considered the richest person in the world. This year his fortune rose to $ 74 billion, which allowed him to reach an estimate of $ 189.3 billion at a critical juncture when the United States plunged into the worst economic recession since the Great Depression . Despite the crisis, Bezos has seen the restriction increase Amazon’s shares, which have risen to 73% and its wealth has risen to almost 65,000 million euros by 2020.
Similarly, other technology companies have seen prosperity rise as a result of hygiene measures that force people to stay in their homes, also due to the unprecedented economic injection of some governments and central banks. For example, Mark Zuckerberg, Director of Facebook, increased his assets by 15,000 million in 2020. While Elon Musk almost doubled his fortune.
It’s not just good news for Jeff Bezos, his ex-wife. Mackenzie Tuttle He won $ 4.6 billion on Monday and is number 13 on the list of millionaires in the world.
His ex-wife Mackenzie Tuttle won $ 4.6 billion this Monday / Photo: Kevork Djansezian | Getty Images
Now Bezos has more reviews in the market than other big companies like Exxon Mobil Corp, Nike. Inc and McDonald’s Corp.