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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just made USD8b

Amazon beat expectations on Thursday after reporting startling quarterly earnings and exceeding revenue estimates.

CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns 83,921,121 shares in the company, made a paper gain of more than USD8.05 billion prior to the opening on Friday as shares spiked more than 20 percent in premarket trading.

Bezos’ net worth jumped to USD43.2 billion from USD34.7 billion the previous day, according to Forbes.

(Source: CNBC)