Jeff Bezos and other billionaires who wear cheap wristwatches

Jeff Bezos and other billionaires who wear cheap wristwatches

Watch-lovers will agree that timepieces are as much about style as they are a wealth statement but the richest people in the world do not care about this.

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Jeff Bezos:

Despite being the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos is often seen wearing an Ulysse Nardin Dual Time.

According to Forbes, the Dual Time is a relatively low-key choice for a man who's the richest person on earth.

Bill Gates proudly wears a $70 Casio watch

Jeff Bezos. Photo credit: @ulyssenardinofficial/Instagram
Source: Instagram

Bill Gates proudly wears a $70 Casio watch

Ulysse Nardin/ Photo credit: @sell_lux_men/Instagram
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Bill Gates:

Philanthropist Bill Gates is often seen wearing Casio watches, including the Casio Duro, which retails for $69.95 on the brand’s website.

Bill Gates proudly wears a $70 Casio watch

Bill Gates. Photo credit: @thisisbillgates/Instagram
Source: Instagram

Tim Cook:

Tim Cook follows in the modest footsteps of Apple’s founder Steve Jobs when it comes to timepieces.

Cook is a fan of the Apple Watch.

Bill Gates proudly wears a $70 Casio watch

Tim Cook speaking with Singapore Paralympian Theresa Goh. Photo credit: Reuters
Source: UGC

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Elon Musk:

The CEO of Tesla is often seen without a wristwatch despite being one of the richest men in the world.

Bill Gates proudly wears a $70 Casio watch

Elon Musk. Photo credit: Reuters
Source: UGC

Mark Zuckerberg:

Just like Elon Musk, the Facebook founder does not wear a wristwatch.

Larry Ellison:

The founder of Oracle is a fan of Panerai.

Bill Gates proudly wears a $70 Casio watch

A Panerai Luminor Marina with steel bracelet. Photo credit: Panerai
Source: UGC

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that high-profile advertisers announced that they would boycott advertising on Facebook in July as a response to the social media giant's inaction on hate speech.

The company's stock fell by 8% on Friday, June 26, and wiped $7 billion off of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's nett worth. Facebook sent a memo to advertisers and promised them an external audit of its safety tools and practices.

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In other billionaire news, American tycoon Elon Musk and his wife Grimes have changed their baby boy’s name after being told some symbols did not comply with their state’s laws.

Their little boy shocked the world when people found out that his name was X Æ A-12 Musk, a never-heard-of moniker.

For weeks, the couple struggled to explain to people how the name was pronounced and assured their fans they were actually serious about the name they gave their child.

After enjoying around three weeks of the innovative tag, their followers found out that under California law, names can only be limited to letters of the alphabet.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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