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Jeff Bezos Becomes First Living Human To Worth Over $200 Billion

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World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, is now worth $200 billion, making him the first man in history to acquire such wealth.

The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, broke the record on Wednesday as shares of his online shopping company, continued skyrocketing due to the unending demand for online shopping.

His Seattle company’s stock continued to surge higher on Wednesday pushing Bezos’s net worth up $5 billion to a massive $202 billion.

The 56-year-old business tycoon, is now $77.7 billion richer than Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who is now the second richest man in the world worth $124.3 billion, after Bezos first took over the title in 2017.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the third richest man in the world after reaching the “century-billionaire” status with a net worth of $114.7 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

While the world is facing economic challenges, the top 10 richest people in the world have gained more than $150 billion since 2020.

That figure includes the $73.6 billion that’s been added to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s net worth as his electric automaker’s stock has skyrocketed.

Meanwhile, Jeff Bezos is also founder of space rocket company Blue Origin, which his ownership stake is worth $7.2 billion. Plus, he has $7.1 billion worth of cash and other assets, according to Bloomberg.

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Jeff would have reached the $200 billion status earlier if he wasn’t divorced by his wife MacKenzie Scott who he had to give 4% of Amazon stock, giving her a $62 billion net worth and making her the richest woman in the world at the time of the divorce. Follow us on Instagram @sofovilla | Follow us on Twitter @sofovilla | Like our page on Facebook via @sofovillamedia

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