The financial condition of the richest man in the world, the head of the company Amazon Jeff Bezos, for the second time this month updated the historical record, reaching $182.6 billion, reported the magazine Forbes July 8.
The financial condition of the billionaire is increasing against the backdrop of continuing growth in the value of Amazon shares: on Wednesday the company’s capitalization reached $1.54 trillion.
At the same time on July 2, the Bloomberg agency with reference to its calculated rating Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI) said that the state of Bezos jumped to a new high of $171.6 billion.
At that time, the company’s shares grew by 4.4% per day, with revenues of almost $4 billion. The state of the Amazon owner increased by $3.9 billion. The last record was broken in 2018 – $167.7 billion.
The businessman, according to the publication, owns 11.1% of Amazon shares, and he has headed the rating of the richest people of Forbes since 2017.