Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, became the richest man of the world in just one day.Last Monday, July 20, Bezos added 14 billion dollars to its fortune. This is the biggest increase in richness of a single person sinceBloomberg established the parameters to their list Billionaire Index in 2012.
That enormous sum is the resulf of an increase in 7.9% of Amazon’s actions, the great e-commers company founded by Bezos back in the 90s. This has been the company’s greatest increase in value since December 2018.
Now, at age 58, Amazon’s founder has become the richest man in the world. His fortune increased 74,000 billion dollars, which makes him able to achieve 189.300 billion dollars even during moments when the USA’s economy is going through difficult times, almost reaching those that were lived during the Great Depression.
Even with the crisis, Bezos has observed how the quarantine due to COVID-19 concerns has increased the actions of Amazon, which have hugely increased in a 73%.
The same way, other companies have experienced an increase in their value since the start of this unexpected quarantine, which force people to stay at their homes for their safety. For example, Elon Musk, who had his first born this year with the alternative singer and artist Grimes, duplicated his fortune. The same way, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, increased his fortune in 15 billion dollars this year.
The good news are coming nonstop for the Bezos family. Not only Jeff did increase his fortune, his exwife also earned 4,6 billion dollars that same day and quickly earned the 13th place in the list of the richest people in the world.
Thanks to this, Amazon now has more value than other well-known companie, Like Nike. Inc and McDonald’s Corp.
Theseentrepreneursunconsciouslyhavetakenadvantageofthecurrentstateoftheworld.Duringtimeswheresocialdistancingisamustandpeoplearestayingattheirhouses,theuseofinternethasincreasedgreatly.Thisisn’tsurprising,itwassomethingthatwouldhappensoonerorlaterthisyear.As of now, seven of the richest people in the world have increased their net worth thanks to th
It is possible to read more similar news in the months to come. As long as a cure for coronavirus isn’t discovered, these companies and their CEOs will be profiting more thanks to people staying at their houses most of the time, and depending on the internet to do most of the important activities, including working, studying and getting in touch with their loved ones.
As long as the quarantine goes on and coronavirus refuses to disappear, more people are taking advantage of e-commerces and now are experiencing and increase in sells. Even if people can’t see each other face-to-face most of the time, things are not as negative as they seem, and many of them have learned to take advantage of the situation in order to earn a better economic place.