The richest people became even richer during the coronavirus pandemic

(ORDO NEWS) — The richest people on the planet have become even richer – the total fortune of the 25 richest people in two months has increased by 255 billion dollars. About it writes Forbes.

The most successful year was for Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) due to an increase in the company’s stock price. The state of the billionaire grew by $ 31 billion to $ 86.5 billion. Thus, Zuckerberg rose to fourth place in the list of the richest people in the world. In April of this year, the head of Facebook ranked seventh.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who is the planet’s richest man, has made $ 29.9 billion over the past two months. His total fortune increased to $ 146.9 billion. Bill Gates (Microsoft) increased his fortune by 11.9 billion dollars to 106.5 billion dollars.

The general director of the French group of companies LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) Bernard Arnaud, head of the Berkshire Hathaway investment fund, Warren Buffett, one of the founders of Oracle Corporation Larry Ellison, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, one of the founders of Google Larry Page and others also increased their assets. As a result, the total value of the assets of 25 billionaires from the Forbes list has reached almost 1.5 trillion dollars.

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