According to the Bloomberg Index report, Amazon shares rose 4.7%. Due to which the net worth of Jeff Bezos has increased.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is already at the top of the list of the world’s richest people. Recently, his wealth has increased due to the tremendous increase in the shares of his company. So he has left the rest of the world behind in terms of net worth. According to Bloomberg rankings, his wealth reached about $211 billion on Tuesday. Earlier in January, Elon Musk of Tesla Company had reached near this record. He made a net worth of $ 210 billion.
According to a Bloomberg report, shares of Amazon.com Inc. saw an increase of 4.7%. The Pentagon announced that it is canceling its cloud-computing contract with rival Microsoft Corp. Since this announcement, Bezos’s company’s shares have risen sharply, increasing his wealth to $ 8.4 billion.
resigned as chief executive officer
Bezos, 57, officially stepped down as the chief executive officer of Amazon. He served the company for 27 years. However, despite this, he owns about 11% in Amazon and is looking after the rest. Bezos has maintained his No. 1 claim in the list of rich since mid-March. The company’s shares had climbed nearly 20%.
Elon Musk is at number two
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is second on this list with a net worth of $186 billion. Bernard Arnault ($172 billion), French businessman and chairman of the world’s largest luxury goods company LVMH Moët Hennessy, is third in this list. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ($148 billion) is at number four in this list.
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