Forbes calls Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a billionaire loser of the year

The American magazine Forbes compiled a ranking of billionaires who became the main losers of 2019. This

people who lost the most money.

Who is the loser

And in second place on the list is the founder and headAmazon's Jeff Bezos, who is also the richest man in the world. In one year, he lost $13.1 billion, all due to his divorce from his wife Mackenzie.

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After 25 years of marriage, Jeff gave his ex-wife 25% of his shares in the company, and McKenzie now owns 4% of Amazon. At the same time, Bezos himself remains the richest person with a fortune of more than $111 billion.

Also on the list:

  • Indian businessman Azim Premji, who donated shares of his company Wipro worth $7.5 billion to charity - -$14.1 billion
  • the head of the Indian media holding Essel Group Subhash Chandra, whose shares of two companies fell by 40% - -$3.4 billion
  • ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick - -$3.1 billion
  • co-chairman of Smart Commerce Group Yan Zhi, whose company lost 74% of profits - -$3 billion.

By the way, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg added an impressive $22.1 billion to his income over the year, although last year he was on the same list of billionaire losers.

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