Luck Jeff Bezos: Record 13 billion Dollars in One Day
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, reported a record 13 billion dollar increase in equity on Monday: Bloomberg noted, pointing out that this is the most conspicuous leap forward ever made by an individual since Bloomberg Billionaires Index was created in 2012.
The leap forward is a consequence of the fact that Amazon shares have increased by almost 8%, driven by investor optimism for the continuous increase in online purchases. And now the personal riches of the richest man in the world exceed the market value of giants such as Nike, Exxon, McDonald.
While much of the global economy has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, Bezos, except for a couple of weeks in early March, has seen the value of its shares rise in 2020. Since the beginning of the year, the fortune of the Amazon founder and passed 74 billion to 189.3 billion dollars, and this despite the United States having entered the worst economic recession since the Great Depression of 1929. To get an idea of its wealth, returned to pre-divorce levels, just think that the its net worth exceeds the GDP of Qatar (183 billion dlr) and is only 16 billion from that of New Zealand. Monday was a lucky day for Mackenzie Bezos, his ex-wife, who made $ 4.6 billion and is now the 13th richest person in the world.
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Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, reported a record 13 billion dollar increase in equity on Monday