Jeff Bezos off the podium: he is now (only) the fourth richest man in the world
The assets of the Amazon founder reaches 151.9 billion dollars. In the past few days, it has lost $ 9.8 billion due to the stock market crash.
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Step back. Jeff Bezos he is no longer among the three richest men in the world. According to the Forbes ranking the assets of the founder of Amazon it is estimated at around $ 151.9 billion. Far from the $ 272.7 billion they allow Elon Musk to firmly lead the ranking. But also far from the 154.9 billion dollars of Gautam Adani which confine it to a fourth place. To be precise, this step backwards takes Bezos back to November 2015, when with his 58.2 billion dollars he had overtaken Carlos SlimMexican manager.
As is known, this ranking is often subject to changes related to the stock market. Specifically Tuesday, September 13, Jeff Bezos has suffered a loss of $ 9.8 billion. Like many other billionaires, he too was struck by the effect of the new inflation data in the United States, greeted with a series of stock market sell-offs in the financial market. Looking at the indices, the S&P 500 fell 4.4% while the Nasdaq 100 fell 5.5%. Other assets have also been affected by this decline: Musk himself has lost 8.4 billion dollars.
Who is Gautam Adani
The second place in the standings remains a Bernard Arnault, French entrepreneur co-founder of the group specialized in luxury brands LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE. Bezos’ post is now occupied by Gautam Adani, founder of the Adani Group, a multinational based in Ahmedabad, India. Born in 1962, Adani is the richest man in India and his companies are engaged in various sectors, from logistics to energy, including agriculture. Like Bezos and Musk, Adani is now aiming for space with his Adani Defense and Aerospace.