Jeff Bezos’ Net Worth Crosses $100 Billion

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As a result of the jump in Amazon’s shares by more 2 percent due to Black Friday sales, founder Jeff Bezos’ net worth has crossed the magical $100 billion mark–that’s 100,000,000,000 dollars!

Bezos, 53, is the first billionaire to reach this mark since 1999. Back then, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates hit this mark, according to Bloomberg. This year itself, worth of Bezos has risen $32.6 billion. As per Bloomberg’s Index of world’s richest 500 people, this is the largest ever increase for an individual.

As per Adobe Analytics, the Black Friday purchases are about 18.4 percent more as compared to last year’s figures.

When it comes to what Bezos intends to do with this wealth, he has donated little to charity as compared to Gates and Buffet. However, recently, he has shown increased interest in the same.

Well, In case you have some ideas on how Amazon boss should contribute to the society, do tell him on Twitter.

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Also Read: 10 Crazy Ways Apple Can Spend Its $269 Billion Cash Money
Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

Fossbytes co-founder and an aspiring entrepreneur who keeps a close eye on open source, tech giants, and security. Get in touch with him by sending an email — [email protected]

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