According to Forbes’ real-time list, as of February 16, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s soon-to-be-leaving leader, was the richest in the world: with $ 190.3 billion in assets, Tesla and SpaceX leaders Elon also commanded Musk behind him.
Musk is estimated at $ 173.4 billion yesterday, followed by French billionaire Bernard Arnault ($ 156.9B), then Bill Gates ($ 123.9B) and Mark Zuckerberg ($ 100.2B).
Musk was just ahead of Bezos last month, when his fortune kicked in at $ 188.5 billion. Before that, Bezos had taken first place since October 2017.
Amazon’s turnover erupted during the coronavirus epidemic, with net sales jumping nearly $ 44.6 billion to $ 125.6 billion during the holiday season, the last quarter of 2020. . In comparison, Bezos announced his departure from the company in early February, which will take place later this year.
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