With a wealth of 79 million Amazon shares, Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, continues to rise in price.
Last year, the online giant founder outperformed Bill Gates and is now valued at $ 137 billion. However, it may soon change. And the reason could be divorce news with his wife Mackenzie, both of whom they announced last week.
It is not yet clear how the world's richest pair will divide all its assets. But let's look at the details of the Bezosa family empire so far. That's why Visual Capitalist infopraphs help us.
At present, Amazon's founder owns 16 percent of its shares, but Bezos has a number of other investments that helped him to raise even more money.
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With a share of assets, McKenzie Bezos will receive $ 69 billion
The company has several acquisitions and investments related to its core business as well as future ambitions. The biggest is the Whole Foods deal, which is $ 13.7 billion. It was concluded in 2017 and aims to offer Amazon a revolution in shopping at no cost.
Other major acquisitions are Zappos.com, PillPack, Twitch.tv, Kiva and Systems.
The Bezos Nash Holdings private company acquired The Washington Post for $ 250 million.
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Investing in venture capital
Bezos Expeditions operates in Bezos expeditions in various companies, including Twitter, Domo, Juno Therapies, Business Insider and others.
Jeff Bezos himself privately invested in Google in 1998, as well as in Uber and Airbnb.
BFF is a foundation run by the parents of Jeff Bezos. It is based on Amazon shares. So far, it has funded the development of education.
Last but not least, Space Origin Blue Origin. She is Ileana's great SpaceX competitor.