Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos adds record $13 billion to his net worth in a single day
Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s 56-year-old founder, added a record $13 billion to his net worth in a single day. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the highest single-day spike was reported on July 20. With this surge, the world’s richest person is now personally worth more than the market valuations of corporations such as Exxon Mobil, Nike, and McDonald.
The wealth of Amazon CEO has risen from $74 billion in 2020 to $189.3 billion at a time when the US and the global economy is facing the COVID-19 crisis.
His ex-wife Mackenzie Bezos also gained $4.6 billion recently to become the 13th-richest person in the world.