Jeff Bezos added $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, his highest one day increase yet
- Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon, added a record $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, Bloomberg reported.
- He's now worth $189.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
- Bezos is also on track to become the first trillionaire in the US by 2026, Business Insider reported.
Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon, added a record $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, Bloomberg reported.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Bezos' is now worth $189.3 billion. While the US economy has shrunk due to the coronavirus pandemic, the founder of the online shopping giant has gained $74 billion this year.His record is the highest anyone has earned in a single day since Bloomberg Billionaires Index was started in 2012.Advertisement
Bezos founded Amazon in 1995 and the company has now grown to "one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet," as Business Insider previously reported. Business Insider also reported that Bezos is on track to be the first trillionaire by 2026.
However, Bezos isn't the only billionaire to see his