Wealth of Jeff Bezos has reached a new record high

Wealth of Jeff Bezos has reached a new record high

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On the evening of 1 July, the share price of the American company Amazon grew 4.4%. The stock price reached a record high — 2 878,7 dollars. So they shouldn’t even never for all time of existence of the company since 1994.

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, according to Forbes magazine, became even richer. Bloomberg, which tracks the size of the capital of billionaires around the world in real time, says that as of July 2, Bezos is “worth” 172 billion dollars.

This is an absolute record. Jeff has surpassed its own record set them on 4 September 2018. Then its capital was estimated to be of 167.7 billion dollars.

The Bezos owns 11% stake in Amazon. In the first half he was richer than 56.7 billion dollars.

Benefited from the rapid growth of Amazon not only Jeff. A big plus was his ex-wife Mackenzie Bezos. They divorced in 2019. Under the terms of the divorce Mackenzie received 4% of Amazon’s stock. And now her capital is estimated at 56.9 billion dollars! Mackenzie immediately went up in the ranking of the richest people in the world to 12th place. Among women it ranks second, after L’oreal heiress Francoise Betancur Myers ($64 billion).

The rating Bloomberg Billionaires Index have been other noticeable changes. In second place is bill gates. His capital is estimated at 114 billion dollars, according to 2 July.

Mark Zuckerberg broke the third place, earned for the day 3,86 billion dollars, which is the second result after Bezos. Now the capital Chapter Facebook is of 90.2 billion dollars.

But two days ago were the top three Frenchman Bernard Arnault lost 813 million dollars and dropped to fourth place (to 87.8 billion dollars).

Legendary investor Warren Buffett for the first time in many years, did not get into the top five. He ranks sixth with a capital 70,2 billion. He walked  Steve Ballmer, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Microsoft — 73,7 billion.

Earlier, the “FACTS” published the list of the richest people in the world according to Forbes. He was released in April by the end of 2019.


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