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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos made $13bn yesterday in the largest single-day rise in personal wealth on record

July 21, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos made $13 billion yesterday marking the largest single-day rise in individual wealth on record.

Bezos, who owns an 11 per cent stake in Amazon, has now seen his personal wealth grow $74 billion this year despite the US experiencing the most severe economic downturn since the great depression.

On Friday Amazon reported its fifth consecutive day of losses marking its worst week since February, however yesterday morning stocks rebounded by 7.9 per cent, sending Bezos personal wealth skyrocketing to around $189.3 billion.

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