Last year, Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world because of Amazon's increasingly thin
share prices. Based on calculations, Jeff Bezos can earn $ 149 thousand per minute.
According to Business Insider, in a year Bezos can generate USD 78.5 billion (Rp.1,100 trillion), and if
calculated hourly to be USD 8.9 million (Rp 125.6 billion). Per minute it reaches Rp 149 thousand, and
per second Rp 28 thousand (Rp 393 million).
At the end of 2018, Bezos won the title of the most profitable billionaire throughout the year. Forbes
noted the net worth of bald-headed man increased by USD 27.9 billion (Rp. 391 trillion).
This attention arises when a citizen shows a photo of Bezos who was attending the Golden Globe
Awards. In the caption, it was written Bezos was making USD 28 thousand, even though he was just
Jeff Bezos's source of wealth is the 16 percent stake he holds in Amazon. Amazon's valuation touched
$ 1 trillion last September.
Amazon shares climbed all-time high in early September, although now it is declining. Although sales
expectations were not reached, Amazon sales were up 30 percent from the previous year.
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 as an e-commerce site. Amazon managed to dominate ecommerce in the United States (US) and expanded to India and Turkey.
At present, Jeff Bezos' net worth is USD 130.5 billion (Rp 1,830 trillion). He is the second person
whose dollar fortune has crossed 12 digits since Bill Gates.
The richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, welcomed the new year 2019 by paying attention to the
children of poor families. He did this via the Bezos Day One Fund, which he made a capital of USD 2
Bezos Day One Fund provides financial support to homeless families in 16 states and the District of
Columbia. Millions of dollars are sent to homes. The amount of money varies between USD 2.5 million
- USD 5 million.
Funding is also active in the world of children's education through Day 1 Academies Fund which
provides pre-school education networks based on Montessori principles for underprivileged children.
And earlier this year, Bezos announced the Academies Fund would be led by Mike George.
Mike George is former Vice President Alexa and has long been an Amazonian (Amazon employee).
George worked for the Amazon for 13 years, long before Bezos became the richest man.
"Mike is a true builder who understands how to start from scratch, and he will bring great energy,
determination and passion to this work. Thank you, Mike!" said Bezos on his Instagram.
This Day One Initiative was built by Bezos last September. The word "Day One" was chosen because
it is the principle of Bezos. He believes in the spirit of the First Day at work to experiment patiently,
accept failure, and prepare for the future. The Amazon building was also named Day One.