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7 Jan 2021
Elon Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, is now the richest person in the world with a net worth of more than $185 billion. Musk, on Thursday, surpassed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to the richest person title after a 6% rise in Tesla (TSLA) shares lifted the value of its CEO's stock holdings and options…
16 Dec 2020
MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, said Tuesday she has given $4.2 billion to groups helping the vulnerable as the pandemic hits lives like "a wrecking ball." Scott, who formerly went by the name MacKenzie Bezos, last year signed a "giving pledge" to donate the bulk of her wealth to charity. In…
22 Sep 2020
NASA on Monday revealed its latest plan to return astronauts to the Moon in 2024, and estimated the cost of meeting that deadline at $28 billion, $16 billion...
4 Sep 2020
Mackenzie Scott is now the richest woman in the world with a net worth of $68 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaire index. Scott is a philanthropist and the ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man. Her new status comes as she surpassed Franoise Bettencourt Meyers, an heiress to L'Oreal who controls 33%…
27 Aug 2020
Amazon Cheif Executive Officer Jeff Bezos has set a new record on the rich list by becoming the first person to amass a fortune of $200 billion. Bezos' net worth soared to a record $200 billion on Wednesday when shares of his online shopping behemoth Amazon hit $3.403.64 on surging demand for contactless shopping, according…
15 Jul 2020
The official Twitter accounts of Apple, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others were hijacked on Wednesday by scammers trying to dupe people into sending cryptocurrency bitcoin in the hope of doubling their money. Twitter posts, which have been deleted, were fired off from an array of high-profile accounts telling people they had 30 minutes to…
22 May 2020
The fortunes of US billionaires rose 15 percent in the two months since the coronavirus pandemic hit, a study found, with Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg seeing massive gains.
15 May 2020
Jeff Bezos may be the first trillionaire the world has ever seen in 2026 if his wealth continues to grow at the current pace, a new study by Comparisun said. Bezos's wealth is estimated at $143.9 billion as of May 14, 2020, by Forbes. The world’s richest man’s wealth was valued at $125 billion in…
8 Apr 2020
The global pandemic, coronavirus, has proved it's no respecter of persons and their pockets. As the pandemic tightened its grip on Europe and America, global equity markets imploded, tanking many fortunes. According to Forbes' list, as of March 18,  "2,095 billionaires were recorded, 58 fewer than a year ago and 226 fewer than just 12…
18 Feb 2020
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change but activists have urged the world's richest man to first clean up the e-commerce giant's own lacklustre environmental record.
13 Feb 2020
Billionaire Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has purchased a Los Angeles-area estate for $165 million, setting a new record for the region, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
17 Nov 2019
Bill Gates regains the world's richest person's title from Jeff Bezos. Bill Gates officially surpassed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as the world's richest person on Earth with a net worth of $110 billion - according to the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Microsoft co-founder had briefly topped Bezos as the world's richest man last month…

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