The richest man in the world, founder of “Amazon” Jeff Bezos, lost $ 6.8 billion on Wednesday, and the total wealth of the world’s top 10 billionaires decreased by $ 37.36 billion in a single day as a result of the crash in global stock exchanges, according to the publication of the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index” (BBI). ).
The founder of “Facebook” Mark Zuckerberg lost about $ 5.75 billion, as well as the founder of “Tesla” and SpaceX Elon Musk lost about $ 4.24 billion.
According to the American magazine “Forbes”, the wealth of the ten richest people in the world decreased by 34 billion dollars a day.
Zuckerberg is out of the ranks of people whose wealth exceeds $ 100 billion, according to the newspaper’s estimates, and investor Warren Buffett moved to seventh place in the list of the world’s richest people, behind Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani.
The decline in billionaires’ wealth is due to the sell-off in global stock markets due to the panic that the second wave of the Corona epidemic, including Wall Street, could cause, with US stock indices falling within 4%.