Jeff Bezos: Amazon CEO, Becomes First Person In The World To Hit $200 billion Net Worth

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is currently the richest person in the world and he has currently emerged the first person in the world to ever hit 200 billion dollars net worth.

 

A report from Forbes states that the businessman was worth $204.6 billion as of 1:50 pm ET on Wednesday, August 26, when Amazon stock gained 2%.

 

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, 56, saw his net worth increase to $204.6 billion from $74 billion in 2020. He is nearly $90 billion more than the world’s second-richest person, Bill Gates, who’s currently worth $116.1 billion.

 

 

According to Forbes: “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’ has roughly 11% stake in Amazon which makes up more than 90% of his fortune. He also owns the Washington Post, aerospace company Blue Origin and other private investments.”

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