The richest man in the world and owner of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has seen his fortune grow by $6.4bn and Amazon is now worth $1.1trn after its shares hit a record high on Tuesday amid surging online orders during Coronavirus lockdown.
Just while so many businesses are shut down including all major sporting activities and football leagues across the world, Jeff makes $6.4bn during this lockdown.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Amazon’s stock was up more than four per cent closing at $2,283.32 per share.
That topped the online retail giant’s previous high of $2,170.22 per share on February 19.
Bezos, 56 – who founded the e-commerce company out of his basement in Seattle, Washington, in 1994 – gave $36bn worth of stocks to ex, Mackenzie.
The economic damage from the Coronavirus outbreak has been widespread and severe after only a few weeks into the shutdown.
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