An amazing journey, from a small time web reseller of books, to the first modern $200 Billion man. That places him about the 15th richest man of all time. Henry Ford, in weighted dollars was worth about as much. William the Conqueror, Andrew Carnegie, John D Rockefeller, and King Solomon are amongst the few on the journey to the top. Considering the doubling of his stock since we all started worrying about Covid-19, his meteoric rise will likely slow down sometime.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos became the world’s first person ever to hit a net worth of $200 billion on Wednesday

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