Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has become richer by 13.2 billion dollars in just 15 minutes, Bloomberg reported.
The reason for this was a sharp jump in Amazon shares on the postmarket on January 30 - by 12 percent, up to 2.1 thousand dollars. According to media reports, the growth in quotations is explained by the successful quarterly report of the company, which smashed the forecasts of analysts. So, according to Amazon's report, the company's profit was $ 87.4 billion, earnings per share - $ 6.47, while experts expected $ 4.11.
Now the fortune of Bezos, which owns 12 percent of Amazon, has grown to about $ 129.5 billion. These changes will be reflected in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index rating after the close of trading on Friday.
Jeff Bezos has arleady topped the list of the richest people in the world according to Forbes.