Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world - BBC News

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His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made tens of billions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos even has plans to take the human race into space.

The BBC's James Wignall takes a look at a few things you need to know about the wealthiest person in the world.

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Bezos is living proof that there is really no cure - however expensive - for baldness.

Author — GrumpyOldMan


Americans: China is taking our money and jobs! No more China products!
Also Americans: *Buys the cheapest products on Amazon which sends money to Jeff Bezos who pays 0 in taxes thus no money going back to the people*

Author — Dark Sun


Don't care about he's success. He doesn't pay taxes or he's employed people

Author — Róbert Sás


To put it very simply; he's literally earning infinity

Author — Lorki


I guess it's no coincidence that he looks exactly like a movie villain.

Author — Mellany Meagher Morales


Everyone gangster till an egg grows arms and legs

Author — Ak47 Progamer


all that money can't cure his baldness.

Author — aha


If Jeff Bezos lost 500 million dollars, he’d be like: “Oh well 🤷‍♂️ I’ll just earn it back tomorrow.”

Author — john xiong


He may have more money than me, but at least I still have a full head of hair

Author — ToiletDuck92


Makes Richard Branson and Elon Musk look like peasants.

Author — Alan Partridge


This man is like one punch man. The stronger/richer he got, the more hair he lost until he no longer had any hair.

Author — Subscribe to me


Most rich people are old and on their decline, i bet he'd give all his money just to be young again.

Author — Ash Habibi


He is the richest man in the world publicly. There are people richer than him.

Author — Louis B


*Can I get refund for year 2020?*
This is not what I paid for this year!
2020 is defective and not working properly! *If anyone wants refund for year 2020 press like*

Author — 07alima


Jeff Bezos the stranged child of
Dr.Evil and Kevin Spacey

Author — Nurtured - Channel


0:02 why does it look like Kendall Jenner is holding Jared Leto's decapitated head?! Weird photo

Author — ᵀʰʳᵉᵉ ᵒᶠ ᵃ ᴷⁱⁿᵈ


What scares me about Bezos is that even though he has more money than he could possibly spend, even if he spent every day trying, he continues to work hard at amassing more billions. The only possible explanation is that Bezos is a megalomaniac.

Author — Joseph Van


This man went from awkward nerd with a vision made real to Walter White in a mater of 20 years.

Author — mugensamurai


why does everybody moan that he is making more money but the continue to spend loads on amazon

Author — M_Tigerr


Amazon should have been paying masses of tax in the UK.

Author — Sea Bell