The world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, has added a whopping $13 billion (N5,054,010,000,000) to his fortune on Monday, July 20, the largest wealth growth for an individual since Bloomberg Billionaires Index was created in 2012.
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On the same day, Amazon’s shares jumped to 7.9%, the most it has been since December 2018, Bloomberg reports.
It should be noted that Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has had his fortune greatly increase from $74 billion in 2020 to $189.3 billion, despite the US economy being hit hard due to the coronavirus pandemic.
His ex-wife, Mackenzie Bezos, also gained a very good sum of $4.6 billion on Monday, July 20, and is now considered the 13tth-richest person in the world.
Bezos’ single-day profit is almost half of Nigeria’s 2020 budget which Reuters put at N10.51 trillion ($29.19 billion).