Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk make billions despite global pandemic

Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk make billions despite global pandemic

- Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have made $115 billion in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic drives more activity online

- As Bezos saw his nett worth soar by $63.6 billion this year, Zuckerberg grew $9.1 billion richer this year

- Musk's nett worth has more than doubled to $69.7 billion

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As the world battles with the Covid-19 pandemic, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have made $115 billion in 2020.

Briefly.co.za learnt that the richest man in the world and founder of Amazon, Bezos, has seen his nett worth soar by $63.6 billion this year, The Economic Times reports.

Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk have made $115 billion this year

Jeff Bezos. Photo credit: Getty Images
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Zuckerberg, who is the founder of Facebook has grown $9.1 billion richer this year.

The Tesla chief executive officer, Musk, is among the big winners so far in 2020 as his nett worth has more than doubled to $69.7 billion.

Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk have made $115 billion this year

Elon Musk. Photo credit: The New York Times
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These billionaires and others are growing richer as the coronavirus pandemic upends the global economy and drives more activity online.

Meanwhile, it was previously compiled a list of some of the world's richest people who wear inexpensive timepieces or don't even bother at all. Bezos, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Musk, Zuckerberg and Larry Ellison made the list.

In other news, The United States Navy has commended a Nigerian man identified as Lieutenant Victor Agunbiade for managing it's largest overseas cash disbursement office.

Lieutenant Agunbiade was awarded the Navy and Marin Corp Development Medal for his exemplary accountability.

The US Navy said while serving as disbursing officer, comptroller department, Camp Lemonnier Djibouti from October 2019 to July 2020, Lieutenant Agunbiade managed $45 million dollars in cash transaction well.

According to the US Navy, the money accounted for approximately 70% of its overseas disbursing volume.

The institution added that the Nigerian man also maintained 100% accountability of $23 million among six rigorous inspections and independent audits with zero discrepancies.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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