Jeff Bezos adds £19bn to personal fortune as Amazon online sales soar

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Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

The founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has seen his personal wealth increase by more than £19bn, as a sharp increase in demand for online shopping has sent the firm’s share price to a new high.

Bezos owns 11% of Amazon shares and yesterday, the firm’s shares rose by 5.3%.

Already the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos now has a fortune of more than £111bn.

Amazon has benefited from a surge internet shopping by people forced to stay home during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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