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Woman aged 82 will go into space with Bezos

Woman aged 82 will go into space with Bezos

Trailblazing woman aviator Wally Funk, 82, will join Jeff Bezos this month on the first crewed spaceflight for the billionaire's company Blue Origin, the firm announced Thursday. The trip is 60 years overdue for Funk, who was one of …

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will step down from his role as chief executive later this year and transition to the role of executive chair, the company said. He will be replaced by Andy Jassy. Bezos has been Amazon's …

Elon Musk falls to second richest person in the world

Elon Musk falls to second richest person in the world

After a brief stint as the wealthiest person on the planet, Tesla billionaire Elon Musk is again the second-richest person in the world after his fortune fell by nearly $14 billion in one day, according to Forbes. Shares of his …

World's richest woman named

World's richest woman named

Philanthropist, author and ex-wife of Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott, is now the wealthiest woman in the world. Scott's net worth is now $68 billion, propelling her past L'Oréal heiress Francoise …

Elon Musk wealth tops $100 bln

Elon Musk wealth tops $100 bln

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk extended an extraordinary stretch of wealth gains to become a centibillionaire. Tesla Inc. shares rallied, pushing his net worth to $101 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a listing of the …

A history of the rivalry between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos

A history of the rivalry between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos

Over the last 15 years, two of the world's most high-profile CEOs, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, have been engaged in a simmering rivalry.  The two execs have sparred over their respective space ambitions — Musk runs SpaceX, …

World’s richest shed more than $78 billion

World’s richest shed more than $78 billion

As the Dow Jones suffered its worst decline since 1987 and coronavirus fears caused markets to slide around the globe, the world’s twenty richest people lost just over $78 billion combined in a single day, …

World's richest lose $195 bln in one day due to coronavirus

World's richest lose $195 bln in one day due to coronavirus

The world’s 500 richest people lost a combined $139 billion as markets buckled amid fears that the coronavirus will hammer the global economy. It’s the biggest wealth drop for the group since the Bloomberg Billionaires …

Bernard Arnault tops Forbes’ list of world billionaires

Bernard Arnault tops Forbes’ list of world billionaires

The family of LVMH chief executive, Bernard Arnault, topped the Forbes’ list of richest people in the world, ahead of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The list tracks changes in the states in real-time. According to the publication, the …

Ivanishvili remains world's 295th-richest person

Ivanishvili remains world's 295th-richest person

Former Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili claimed the No. 295 spot on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index with a net worth of $5.8 billion. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest …

Jeff Bezos is once again richest man on earth

Jeff Bezos is once again richest man on earth

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person on the planet after a bounce in company stock value floated his net worth to a massive $93.8 billion by the end of business on Friday. Bezos ended the day $5.1 …

Bill Gates is richest man in US - again

Bill Gates is richest man in US - again

The annual Forbes 400 ranking of the richest Americas is out, and for the 23rd consecutive year Bill Gates has maintained his status as the world's richest man, with a net worth of $81 billion. Amazon founder …