Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’s wealth has increased to $171.6 billion, surpassing his own previous record even after his divorce settlement.
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index previously put the peak of Bezos’s net worth at $167.7 billion in September 2018, but he is estimated to have accrued at least $56.7 billion in 2020 alone, Bloomberg reported.
After the couple’s divorce, Mackenzie Bezos acquired a 4 percent stake in the retail giant and is estimated to have a net worth of $56.9 billion, putting her in 12th place in Bloomberg’s rankings. She is ranked as the world’s second-richest woman after L’Oreal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, according to the news outlet.
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