Business > Food

Jeff Bezos' net worth just hit an all-time high. Here's how the richest person in the world makes and spends his $171 billion fortune

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest person alive, is now richer than he's ever been.
Bezos pledged to spend $10 billion to fight climate change in February and promised $100 million to food banks in April.
As Amazon's founder and CEO, Bezos was the first person in modern history to accumulate a fortune of over $100 billion - and he currently has a net worth of $171.6 billion, Bloomberg estimates.
He spends his fortune on real estate across the US, a $65 million Gulfstream Jet, and his space exploration company, Blue Origin .
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Jeff Bezos' fortune...
Read more ...

 

Jeff Bezos is reportedly now worth over $171 billion, more than he was worth before his divorce

Jeff Bezos is reportedly now worth over $171 billion, more than he was worth before his divorce

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jeff Bezos' net worth has reached an all-time high of $171.6 billion, according to Bloomberg .
The boost comes after Amazon's shares hit a new high of $2,878.70, pushing Bezos' fortune higher than it was before his divorce from MacKenzie Bezos. She received 25% of the couple's Amazon shares as part of the settlement.
Amazon has seen a surge in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, leading the company to hire thousands of workers and temporarily raise worker pay.
But the company has also faced scrutiny over worker safety during the outbreak, as well as potentially anti-competitive...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Food      World      Economy  


President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game 'Fortnite' over their app store policies. Here's what you need to know about the major antitrust battle it reignited

Epic Games sued Apple and Google on Thursday for booting its popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores, accusing the companies of engaging in monopolistic... Read more ...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's Supreme Court after the USPS said they couldn't guarantee on time delivery of mail-in-ballots

US Postal Service told the Pennsylvania Secretary of State that some ballots might not be delivered on time because their delivery standards couldn't accommodate the state's... Read more ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook...

Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook walked right into it

Apple on Thursday removed the popular game Fortnite from its App Store, and in doing so, fell right into the trap set by Fortnite's maker, Epic Games. Epic set its snare by... Read more ...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players. The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt... Read more ...

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has acknowledged that he and U.S. military leaders warned Russian officials against offering bounties to militants for killing American and... Read more ...

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint...

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint Covid-19 briefing

Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris called on Thursday for every governor to mandate mask-wearing in public for at least the next three months, citing studies... Read more ...

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for...

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties

An appeals court in California ruled Thursday that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties. The court said Amazon "was pivotal in... Read more ...

Trump's proposed $300 federal unemployment boost could leave out up to 1.5...

Trump's proposed $300 federal unemployment boost could leave out up to 1.5 million low-wage workers from receiving jobless benefits

President Donald Trump's unemployment proposal seeks to design a parallel benefit system so workers can get an extra $300 a week from the federal government. But it mandates... Read more ...