Jeff Bezos Made a Fortune of $ 13 Billion in 15 Minutes
Thus, the state of Bezos, which owns 12% of Amazon, has grown to about $ 129.5 billion. Bloomberg clarifies that these changes are not reflected in its rating of the Billionaires Index: the index will be updated after the close of trading on Friday, January 31. Forbes estimates Bezos’s fortune at $ 116 billion.
A similar story happened with the founder of Tesla, Ilon Musk: after the publication of a quarterly report by the automaker, which exceeded experts' expectations, the company's shares rose sharply, and Musk grew rich by $ 2.3 billion in an hour. His fortune was about $ 36 billion.