The Jeff Bezos news keeps coming. And as long as the paychecks keep churning, so will I.
So join us as we continue to monitor the exploits and adventures of a man who needs no introduction but can afford a bunch anyways; past winner of the “Axel Springer Award,” “Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award,” “Worst CEO” and the coveted and sought-after ABC News “Person of the Week,” August 2013 edition. But he is perhaps best known for posing with a surly-looking George Lucas without asking whether Han fired first.
Let’s get to it.
Current net worth: $146 billion
Change since last week: Down $6 billion
Translation: The amount of net worth Bezos lost in the last week — as Wall Street rode a roller coaster of turmoil — is enough to buy every human living in America both a regular-sized Oreo McFlurry from McDonald’s and the Gal Godot cinematic masterpiece “Wonder Woman” on Blu-ray (now available with Amazon Prime, free two-day shipping).
And with the week we’ve all had, doesn’t…Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.