Jeff Bezos, now worth $172 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Jeff Bezos’ wealth hits a new high following a recent rise in Amazon’s stock value.

Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, is now worth $172 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie took 25 percent of his shares, which meant at the time her stake was worth more than $35 billion, according to Forbes.

However, 56-year-old Bezos remained the wealthiest person on the planet after the settlement and his wealth has continued to soar amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Bezos’ company, Amazon has been doing particularly well in recent months with the increased demand for online shopping de to the Coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the company’s share prices has increased.

According to Comparisun, Bezos is on track to be the world’s first trillionaire by 2026.

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Genevieve Alozie holds a degree in English and Literary Studies, from Imo State University Owerri. She is a Content writer, Storyteller, Voice-over artist and an Entrepreneur, from Imo State. She dreams to use her voice for the voiceless to uncover the untold stories.

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