Businessman Jeff Bezos has an 11% stake in Amazon. In the last six months alone, it has grown rich by $56.7 billion.
The fortune of the richest man in the world, the head of the American Corporation Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has grown even more and reached a record figure of 171.6 billion dollars. This was due to the growth of the company's share price, writes Bloomberg.
So, Bezos owns 11% of Amazon shares. Their cost increased by 4.4%, to a record $2,878. 7 per piece. It is noted that only in the first half of 2020, the businessman became rich by 56.7 billion dollars.
In April, Forbes magazine named Jeff Bezos the richest man on the planet for the third time in a row. At that time, his fortune totaled 113 billion dollars.
In second place among the richest people вЂ” the founder of Microsoft Corporation bill gates (98 billion dollars). In the third place is the CEO of the French group of companies LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) Bernard Arnault with 76 billion dollars.
Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. The company sells products and services over the Internet.
Recall that the number of billionaires in the world has grown record.