- The 10 wealthiest tech billionaires lost a total of $ 44 billion in net worth amid tech sales that ended an 11-day rally.
- Jeff Bezos saw the biggest personal decline at $ 9 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, and the wealthy woman, his ex-wife Mackenzie Scott, is also on the list.
- For affected billionaires, including Bezos, Scott, Elon Musk and Bill Gates, the decline in wealth represents only a fraction of their collective net worth.
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The ensemble wealth of 10 wealthy tech billionaires has dropped just $ 44 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos’ personal wealth plummeted to $ 9 billion.
Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg also fell $ 8.5 billion and $ 4.2 billion, respectively. Bill Gates has a net worth of $ 2.9 billion.
Musk, Zuckerberg and Gates are centibillionaires (i.e. their net worth is at least $ 100 billion), and these losses are fractions of their total net worth. For example, Bezos’ net worth fell 4.5%.
As consumers around the world turned to online retailers and services during the coronavirus epidemic, tech companies fell in their net worth after a strong start in 2020. The market continued to rally, but concerns that companies were overvalued led to big tech sales this week The Dow fell 740 points on Thursday, Puts an end to 11 days of hot streak.
Even after these losses, the 10 richest billionaires still have a net worth of $ 830 billion.
Mackenzie Scott also suffered losses, with her net worth dropping to $ 3.2 billion. She changed Rich woman Following her divorce from Bezos in 2019.