On Black Friday, Amazon CEO and richest man in the world Jeff Bezos – famous for both his dominance of the entire online retail market and pivot to rock-hard biceps – hit a net worth of $US100 billion ($132 billion), according to a Bloomberg analysis.
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Alas, the brightest stars burn shortest, and this tale of hubris has collided with a tragic end. Also per Bloomberg, a Wednesday wipeout saw Bezos plummet from his $US100 billion ($132 billion) throne with a single-day loss in Amazon shares of of $US2.5 billion ($3.3 billion). Our sweet, market-destroying angel will simply have to make do with his $US97.5 billion ($129 billion), for now.