BREAKING: $200 Billion First World Richest Man, Jeff Bezos
He became 2x richer when the world was busy battling against the pandemic caused by the deadly coronavirus COVID_19
The world richest man goes to Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos who is now the richest man on planet earth.
Early Wednesday 26th August 2020 he crossed a milestone previously unseen in the nearly four decades NairaLEARN has been tracking his net worth’s ever since the outbreak of coronavirus that gave heist to Jeff Bezos earning
With Amazon stock edging up 2% as of Wednesday afternoon, Bezos’ net worth is up by $4.9 billion, making the 56-year-old the world’s first-ever person to amass a $200 billion fortune
As of 1:50 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, the Amazon founder and CEO worth $204.6 billion—nearly $90 billion more than the world’s second-richest person in the person of Bill Gates, who’s currently worth $116.1 billion.
Even adjusting for inflation, NairaLEARN believes Bezos’ fortune is the largest ever amassed. The person to come closest is Bill Gates
Who was the world’s first-ever centibillionaire Near the height of the dot-com bubble, when Microsoft reached its then-peak in 1999, Gates’ net worth surpassed $100 billion, roughly $158 billion in today’s dollars?
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Fueled by the change in consumer habits as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon stock is up nearly 80% since the beginning of the year, and Bezos’ net worth, which was roughly $115 billion on January 1, has skyrocketed in tandem.
Bezos’ roughly 11% stake in Amazon makes up more than 90% of his fortune. He also owns the Washington Post, aerospace company Blue Origin and other private investments.
My company Nairalearn.com and millions of others globally are paying him in dollars daily as an AWS membership
Bezos would be even richer had he not gone through the most expensive divorce settlement in history last year. When he split from ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, last July, he agreed to give her 25% of his Amazon stake
And he did gave her a chunk of stock now worth $63 billion. Even after giving away $1.7 billion in charitable gifts earlier this year, Scott is currently the world’s 14th-richest person and second-richest woman, behind L’Oréal heiress Françoise Bettencourt Meyers.
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Bezos isn’t alone among tech titans with fortunes surging to massive new heights. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg ended Tuesday 25th of August 2020 as a brand-new centibillionaire
Mark Zuckerberg as of Tuesday worth $103.1 billion after adding $3.4 billion to his fortune in one day, on Facebook stock gains. That surge continued early Wednesday afternoon, with Zuckerberg up an astonishing $6 billion just on Wednesday as of publication time. He’s now worth $109.1 billion.
There are now more centibillionaires on the planet than ever. Joining Bezos, Gates and the newly crowned Zuckerberg is LVMH chair Bernard Arnault, who first joined the 12-figure ranks last year.
Though his net worth slipped to about $80 billion at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in March, Arnault reclaimed the centibillionaire title in May and today is worth about $115 billion. This makes him the third-richest person on earth–$90 billion poorer than Jeff Bezos.
The reality is that a lot of people are becoming richer and wealthier even with the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic when the entire world is crying of hunger and recession, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and co are singing gloriously with more wealthier
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