His Net Worth declined due to his divorce settlement with MacKenzie.
Amazon’s founder, Chief executive officer, and President Jeffrey Preston Bezos has lost nearly $9 billion in 2019 nonetheless he is still the world’s richest person.
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth declined almost $9 billion in 2019 but he is still ending the year as the world’s richest person.
Bezos’s net worth declined due to his divorce settlement with MacKenzie, according to Bloomberg.
The world’s 500 Wealthiest people traced by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index added $1.2 trillion, enhancing their collective net worth to $5.9 trillion.
The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos was named the “richest man in modern history” after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018.
In September 2018, Forbes described him as “far richer than anyone else on the planet” as he added $1.8 billion to his worth when Amazon became the second company in history to have a Market cap of $1 trillion.
The Time magazine named Bezos one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world in their 2018 listing.