The e-commerce giant saw a huge spike in demand for its services amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Since the beginning of 2020, Amazon stock is up nearly 80 per cent, said the Forbes report, adding that Bezos' net worth on January 1 was roughly $115 billion.
While Forbes said that Bezos' worth stood at $204.6 billion at 1.50 pm EDT on Wednesday, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index currently puts his net worth at $202 billion.
The person, who is closest to Bezos now is Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who is currently worth $116.1 billion, according to Forbes, while the Bloomberg Billionaires Index put his net worth at $124 billion.
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