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Jeff Bezos set a world wealth record: how much money is in the entrepreneur's account

The founder and head of the Internet company Amazon.com, the aerospace giant Blue Origin, and the publishing house The Washington Post, Jeffrey Preston Bezos set a new record - he became the first person with a fortune of more than $ 200 billion. with the BBC.

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The new record is evidenced by the Bloomberg Billionaire Index and Forbes Real Time Rankings, which track the wealth of the world's richest people in real time.

The entrepreneur managed to reach the $ 200 billion mark thanks to the growth in the value of Amazon shares. Since the beginning of the year, it has grown by more than 80%.

This, analysts say, was facilitated by the pandemic and quarantine, which led to an increase in demand for online shopping and delivery services.

56-year-old Bezos owns 11% of Amazon shares - they make up the lion's share of his fortune.

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The billionaire owns the Washington Post, Blue Origin and is an investor in many other projects.

In 2019, about 4% of Amazon shares, which previously belonged to the billionaire, were received by his ex-wife, the richest woman on the planet, Mackenzie Bezos. This was compensation for the divorce. The couple have been married for 25 years.

Bill Gates is now on the second line of the rating of billionaires - Bloomberg estimates his fortune at $ 124 billion. On the third - Mark Zuckerberg ($ 115 billion).

Among the five richest people on the planet, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk ($ 101 billion) and the owner of a controlling stake in Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Bernard Arnault - his fortune is estimated at $ 86,6 billion.

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