Jeff Bezos Is Officially Worth $100 Billion

By on November 24, 2017 in ArticlesEntertainment

Whelp. It happened. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos officially is worth $100 billion. He joins an extremely elite group of wealth titans that includes John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and Bill Gates.

Amazon's stock price climbed 2.5% on Friday, adding around $2.4 billion to Jeff's net worth. Today's $2.4 billion gain alone would be enough to make Jeff one of the 1000 richest people on the planet 🙂

Jeff's Amazon stake is worth $96 billion. He also owns The Washington Post, a healthy real estate portfolio, a large pile of cash, and a $3 billion stake in space tourism company Blue Origin.

When you add it all up, we can now comfortable say that Jeff Bezos' personal net worth is at least $100 billion.

Amazon shares are up a mind-boggling 58% this year alone. That gain has added $34 billion to Jeff's net worth.

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So, in your opinion, is this rocket ship just getting fired up or is Jeff at his peak net worth? FYI, Amazon currently has a market cap of $570 billion. Apple has a market cap of $900 billion. Do you foresee a day where Amazon is worth $900 billion? If so, at that point Jeff would have a net worth of $157 billion.  That would easily make him the richest person in modern history without adjusting for inflation.

But he would still have a ways to go if he wanted to top men like John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. After adjusting for inflation, Rockefeller was worth $340 billion at the time of his death. Carnegie was worth $310 billion.

Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
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