On Black Friday, Amazon CEO and richest man in the world Jeff Bezos — famous for both his dominance of the entire online retail market and pivot to rock-hard biceps — hit a net worth of $100 billion, according to a Bloomberg analysis.
Alas, the brightest stars burn shortest, and this tale of hubris has collided with a tragic end. Also per Bloomberg, a Wednesday wipeout saw Bezos plummet from his $100 billion throne with a single-day loss in Amazon shares of of $2.5 billion. Our sweet, market-destroying angel will simply have to make do with his $97.5 billion, for now. [Bloomberg]