The global economy has been hit hard since mid-March as the Coronavirus epidemic spread worldwide. All sectors of the economy and industries are being severely affected. But Facebook founder Zukerberg made 30 billion in just two months.
But for some billionaires, the epidemic is far from over. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has also been credited with making an unprecedented billion during the epidemic.
According to the news, Facebook founder and CEO Zuckerberg has managed to increase his total wealth by 30 billion in the last two months alone.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Zuckerberg’s net worth as of mid-March was 57.5 billion. His net worth now stands at 87.5 billion.
At the same time, Zuckerberg has risen to the third position in the list of the richest people in the world.
Amazon owner Jeff Bezos and Microsoft founder Bill Gates first and second position respectively. Bill Gates has a net worth of 108 billion, while Bezos has a net worth of 147 billion.
The significant rise in Facebook’s share price is the main reason for the massive increase in Zuckerberg’s wealth.
According to a recent CNBC report, Facebook’s share price rose sharply to 230 dollars 75 cents per share recently.
The company’s share price has risen since Facebook unveiled its shopping platform a few days ago. Due to which, Facebook founder Zukerberg manages to make 30 billion in just two months.
Millions of people are living indoors amid the epidemic. But Facebook has recently added one new feature after another that is also very popular among users.
Messenger rooms for video conferencing are becoming very popular and another video conferencing app is hitting Zoom.
In this situation also Facebook’s founder made 30 billion in just two months. Lock-down does not affect the economy of IT companies. As mentioned earlier Jeff Bezos (CEO of Amazon) also managed to increase its income.