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American Billionaires Still Make About $434 Billion Amid COVID-19

Billionaire Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos

According to Forbes statistics, CNBC said that US billionaires made an additional $ 434 billion during the time the country applied a blockade because of the COVID-19 epidemic.

According to CNBC 's report , net worth of US billionaires has increased from US $ 2,948 billion to US $ 3,382 billion in just 2 months. Thus, the US billionaire has earned an additional 434 billion, equivalent to 15% of the value of the property during the COVID-19 epidemic.

Top 5 billion richest US government include: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett and Larry Ellison. The total value of added assets of these 5 names is 76 billion USD.

Among them, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are the 2 billion governments making the most money from the pandemic. Amazon boss has an additional $ 34.6 billion, while Facebook's leader earns another $25 billion.

These figures show that the epidemic has helped tech companies like Amazon and Facebook make huge profits, even as the US economy is still struggling with the worst economic crisis in history.

In terms of asset growth, SpaceX boss Elon Musk comes in at number one. In just two months, his net worth increased 48%, to $ 36 billion, ranked 31st on the list of the richest people on the planet.

Followed by billionaire Zuckerberg (up 46% to 80 billion USD); Bezos (up 31% to US $ 147 billion); Ms. MacKenzie Bezos, Bezos's ex-wife and Amazon share in the divorce (increased by a third of the value, to $ 48 billion).

However, there are also a number of billionaires who have lost their assets during the recent epidemic, especially the "big" companies in the tourism and hotel industries. These include Ralph Lauren (losing US $ 100 million, down to US $5.6 billion), John Pritzker (decreasing to US $ 2.56 billion).

Reportedly, this report by CNBC based on the data of Forbes surveyed more than 600 billionaires in the United States between 18/3 days - when the blockade is enforced until 19/5.

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