Most of all, amid the pandemic, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos earned. His wealth increased by $ 34.6 billion.
Billionaires from the United States have increased their wealth, despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study by Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies.
During the period from March 18 to May 19, people from the list of “600 plus the richest residents of the United States” in total earned 434 billion dollars. And if in March there were 614 American billionaires, in May the figure increased to 630.
Most of all, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (+34.6 billion dollars), Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (+25.3 billion), Microsoft creator Bill Gates (+8 billion), Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison (+7 billion) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (+564 million).
Given the statistics, the owners of technology sector companies earned the most, since due to the isolation regime introduced around the world, a number of processes were transferred to the online format.
As reported, analysts believe that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will be the world’s first dollar trillionaire.
At the same time, Bernard Arnault, billionaire, and head of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, lost $ 30 billion against a pandemic.