Jeff Bezos‘ wealth has gone up since the start of 2020 and he is currently twice as rich as Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. As at the time of posting this, the Amazon owner‘s net worth is estimated at $140 billion, while the WhatsApp owner is worth just shy of $70 billion, Bloomberg Billionaires Index has said.
According to Business Insider, Jeff is one of the few billionaires who has become wealthier since the pandemic began. His riches has actually increased by $25 billion since the start of the year and this makes him the richest man of world, putting him ahead of Bill Gates, who is 2nd. Mark Zuckerberg is 5th on the index, due to a $8.4 billion decrease in his net worth since the new decade.
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The commendable increase in Jeff’s wealth is because of the massive increase in demand Amazon has experienced amid the coronavirus lockdown. Reports have said that Amazon is coping just fine with the higher number of customers.
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