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Jeff Bezos is giving a whole new meaning to the title of world’s richest man.
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The Amazon CEO’s net worth soared to a record $200 billion on Wednesday when shares of his online shopping behemoth hit $3.403.64 on surging demand for contactless shopping.
The stock recently traded at $3,406.84, up 1.8 percent, or $60.35 a share.
JEFF BEZOS ADDS $13B TO NET WORTH, LARGEST SINGLE-DAY INCREASE
Bezos, Amazon’s largest individual stockholder, has added more than $82 billion to his net worth this year as stuck-at-home consumers increasingly turn to the e-tail giant for their shopping needs. Amazon’s shares are up 77.1 percent year-to-date and its market cap sits at $1.68 trillion.