Jeff Bezos Becomes The First Person Ever To Be Worth $200 Billion
The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, is officially the world’s richest person. According to Forbes, on August 26th Amazon’s stock edged up 2% and Jeff Bezos’s net worth went up by $4.9 billion. Which now means he’s the first person in the entire world to be worth a whopping $204.6 billion.
Forbes estimates that Jeff Bezos is worth about $90 billion more than Bill Gates, who is the world’s second-richest person and currently worth $116.1 billion.
Jeff Bezos’s former wife, MacKenzie Scott, is the world’s 14th-richest person and the 2nd-richest woman. Following their publicized divorce last year, Bezos agreed to give MacKenzie Scott 25% of his Amazon stake, which is now worth $63 billion.
Many people have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on Jeff Bezos’s net worth.
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