Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos became the world's richest person again Friday after a surge in his company's stock, according to Forbes World's Billionaires Real Time Ranking. But back on July 27, he dropped to second richest, just like he did today, because Amazon share prices worked in Jeff Bezos' favor, just like they did today.
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At early trading time on Friday, Amazon stocks had risen by almost 2 percent, adding $900m to the Amazon CEO's net worth and him the world's richest man with a net worth of $90.6bn versus Gates' $90.1bn at that time. At that time, Bezos had a net worth of $89.7 billion, while Gates had a net worth of $90.1 billion. Two hours after the stock market opened on Friday, Amazon shares were up 11.9 per cent, on the first day since it announced its third-quarter results at the close of trading on Thursday. The move boosted Bezos's net worth by as much as $6.6 billion. He would be worth about US$150 billion if he hadn't made the donations.
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Bezos first joined the Forbes 400 in 1998, one year after Amazon went public, with a net worth of $1.6bn. The booming stock performance followed a strong third-quarter earnings report that exceeded analyst expectations for the company, Bloomberg noted. Bezos has said he wants to give more money to charity.
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