Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos has become the first person in the World to have a net worth of $200 billion.
Forbes reported that Bezos was worth $204.6 billion as of 1:50 pm ET on Wednesday, August 26, when Amazon stock gained 2%. The 56-year-old who is already the richest person in the world, saw his net worth increase to $204.6 billion from $74 billion during the span of 2020.
According to Forbes’ calculations, Amazon founder’s fortune is the largest ever amassed even when taking inflation into account.
The report said Amazon’s stock price has been skyrocketing over the last few months, as millions of people have been forced to stay inside and order more products online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company’s share price has surged more than 100% since March 16, when it was trading for less than $1,700 per share.
Amazon is worth $1.72 trillion, making it the second most valuable company behind Apple, which is worth $2.16 trillion.
EMGRAND X7 SPORT is coming
As Exclusive Partner of Geely Automotive in Nigeria, Mikano International Limited, is excited to introduce the BOLD but GRACEFUL Geely Emgrand X7 Sport to Nigeria this November.
As the pioneering work under the guidance of Geely Automobile’s SUV strategy, Emgrand X7 Sport is the best-selling model among its SUV product portfolio in the past years; taking the shortest time to achieve cumulative sales of 500,000 units among all C-class SUVs in Chinese market. While X7 SPORT spent 25 months to reach this achievement, other popular SUVs such as Honda CRV and Volkswagen Tiguan took 86 months and 42 months respectively.
Meanwhile, the performance of Emgrand X7 Sport in the global market is also outstanding.
In January, 2019, with a monthly sales of 2,777 units Emgrand X7 Sport successfully surpassed the full range of SUVs, including a number of Honda and Toyota’s star SUV models, and became the sales champion in its segment in the Malaysian market; At the end of the same year, it became the champion model for oversea markets of all Chinese independent brands, and ranked top of market share in many countries-
- The sales champion of high-end SUVs in Malaysia,
- The best-selling C-class SUV in Belarus,
- The best-selling Chinese brand SUV in Russia, etc.
By July 2020, Emgrand X7 Sport series of models have been sold in 17 countries covering Europe, Asia, and the Americas. With cumulative global sales exceeding 1 million Emgrand X7 Sport has set a new benchmark for the globalization of Chinese branded models.
It is believed that Emgrand X7 Sport will bring great benefits for Nigerian customers, meanwhile, it will lay a solid foundation for the development of Geely Automobile in Nigeria to introduce more and more selective products in near future.
Lovedup photos: ‘I would rather be beheaded than apologise’- Bashir El-Rufai tells critics
Bashir El-Rufai, son to Kaduna state governor, says he would rather be beheaded than apologies for posting his loved-up photos of himself and his fiancee, Halima Nwakaego Kazaure.
On Wednesday, November 18, Bashir came under attack for sharing loved-up photos of he and Halima who he will be tying the knot with this Saturday, November 21.
Muslims on Twitter claim the photos were inappropriate.
When one of his followers mentioned that she hopes he doesn’t apologize for the photos, Bashir responded
”I would rather I am beheaded than do that. God forbid. Faceless idiots? Lmao”