COVID-19: Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk have made N24 trillion in 2020

COVID-19: Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk have made N24 trillion in 2020

- Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have made $115 billion (N44,768,350,000,000) in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic drives more activity online

- As Bezos saw his net worth soar by $63.6 billion (N24,758,844,000,000) this year, Zuckerberg grew $9.1 billion richer this year

- Musk's net worth has more than doubled to $69.7 billion

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As the world battles with the COVID-19 pandemic, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have made $115 billion (N44,768,350,000,000) in 2020.

The richest man in the world and founder of Amazon, Bezos, has seen his net worth soar by $63.6 billion (N24,758,844,000,000) this year, The Economic Time reports.

Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk have made $115 billion this year

Jeff Bezos. Photo credit: Getty Images
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Legit.ng notes that Zuckerberg, who is the founder of Facebook has grown $9.1 billion richer this year.

The Tesla chief executive officer, Musk, is among the big winners so far in 2020 as his net worth has more than doubled to $69.7 billion (N27,133,513,000,000).

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Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk have made $115 billion this year

Elon Musk. Photo credit: The New York Times
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These billionaires and others are growing richer as the coronavirus pandemic upends the global economy and drives more activity online.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously compiled a list of some of the world's richest people who wear inexpensive timepieces or don't even bother at all.

Bezos, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Musk, Zuckerberg and Larry Ellison made the list.

In other news, the United States Navy has commended a Nigerian man identified as Lieutenant Victor Agunbiade for managing it's largest overseas cash disbursement office well.

Lieutenant Agunbiade was awarded the Navy and Marin Corp Development Medal for his exemplary accountability.

The US Navy said while serving as disbursing officer, comptroller department, Camp Lemonnier Djibouti from October 2019 to July 2020, Lieutenant Agunbiade managed $45 million (N17,378,550,000) dollars in cash transaction well.

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According to the US Navy, the money accounted for approximately 70% of its overseas disbursing volume.

The institution added that the Nigerian man also maintained 100% accountability of $23 million (N8,882,370,000) among six rigorous inspections and independent audits with zero discrepancies.

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