The richest people in the world become even richer during a pandemic. Jeff Bezos, ranked first in the list of the richest people, earned $ 76.9 billion and reached a total fortune of about $ 190 billion.

By comparison, Elon Musk, owner of Tesla and SpaceX, earned even more this year, nearly $ 140 billion.

Eric Yuan, the founder of Zoom, also raised an impressive fortune of about $ 15 billion. The richest people in the world are getting even richer

“The pandemic crisis has completely changed almost everything. Lots of new users around the world. It’s used by schools for classes, for dance classes, used at the Emmy Award, at shows like Saturday Night Live, “said Eric Yuan, founder of Zoom.

“We have built $ 840 billion over 20 years, a fortune for other people. I strongly believe in the ability of capitalism and free markets to solve many of the world’s problems, “said Jeff Bezos.

It should be noted that the fortunes of the richest 500 people worldwide have increased by 31% in the pandemic and reached the colossal amount of 7.6 trillion dollars. Elon Musk announces an exciting future

In an interview with German journalist Mathias Döpfner and published by the Italian daily “La Repubblica”, Elon Musk, the second richest person in the world after Jeff Bezos, explains the behind the scenes of the sale of his properties. The goal is to create a city on Mars and turn us into a multi-planetary species.

“I think it’s important for humanity to evolve into a space civilization, a multi-planetary species. We need enormous resources to build a city on Mars. I want to be able to contribute as much as possible and I would like it to be clear that I am very serious “, announced the entrepreneur Elon Musk, the second richest person in the world after the Amazon director Jeff Bezos, according to rainews.

The American entrepreneur who healed from Covid achieved two great successes: the historic launch of the American manned spacecraft Crew Dragon, and the huge growth of Tesla, which in China alone sold 21,604 cars in November. three in the ranking of electric vehicle manufacturers.