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Jeff Bezos Becomes The First Human To Be Worth $200 Billion On Earth



CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has become the first person in the world to have a net worth of $200 billion, Forbes report.

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As at Wednesday, August 26, 1:50pm ET, Jeff Bezos was reported to have been worth $204.6 billion after gaining 2% stock on Amazon. Jeff, who is the richest man on earth increased his worth from $74 billion to $204.6 billion.

Reports say the global pandemic affected the stocks of Amazon positively as many people were forced to buy online skyrocketing the company’s stock price.

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The company’s share price has surged more than 100% since March 16, when it was trading for less than $1,700 per share. Amazon is worth $1.72 trillion, making it the second most valuable company behind Apple, which is worth $2.16 trillion.

SOURCE: AfricaCelebrities.Com