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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

11 monthes 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 .
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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

11 monthes 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...
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