State of Amazon head Jeff Bezos has reached $ 200 billion

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State of Amazon head Jeff Bezos has reached $ 200 billion

28.08.2020 News

The position of the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reached $ 199.7 billion, which is a record for a businessman. This was reported on Wednesday by Forbes magazine.

The publication noted that during the trading of Amazon shares on Tuesday, the state of Bezos even exceeded the mark of $ 200 billion, but before their closure it decreased slightly. According to the magazine, since the beginning of the pandemic, the shares of the businessman, who owns 11% of the company’s shares, have risen in price by more than 55%. Over the past 12 months, the owner of the world’s largest online retailer has made $ 86 billion.

Bezos ranks first in the list of the richest people in the world by Forbes magazine since 2018. The second place in the ranking of the publication is currently one of the founders of Microsoft Bill Gates with a fortune of $ 115.5 billion. In third place is the CEO of the French group of companies LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) Bernard Arnault, whose fortune is estimated at $ 113, 2 billion.

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