Jeff Bezos, the world's most extravagant individual, got billions more extravagant in minutes Thursday as Amazon shares took off in broadened exchanging on updates on an exceptional quarter driven by solid occasion deals.

Bezos' fortune shot up about $13 billion. At $2,100 an offer, the Amazon CEO is presently worth about $129.5 billion, as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Final quarter income and benefit squashed Wall Street gauges. Amazon said its benefit became 8% to $3.3 billion for the three months that finished in December. Income per share were $6.47, fiercely surpassing $4.04 per share examiners were expecting, as indicated by investigate firm FactSet. Income flooded 21% to $87.44 billion.

The series of wins has helped Bezos jump Bill Gates as the wealthiest individual on earth.

MacKenzie Bezos, previous spouse of the Amazon author, has emptied about $350 million worth of Amazon shares, about 1% of her Amazon stock, as per an ongoing recording with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

As a major aspect of the couple's separation settlement a year ago, MacKenzie Bezos got a 4% stake in Amazon, or about 19.7 million offers. scored something other than great financials in the final quarter. The online retailer announced it presently has in excess of 150 million Prime individuals, up half from the last time Amazon discharged the number in 2018.

"Amazon destroyed all desires during the occasion quarter," eMarketer examiner Andrew Lipsman said in an announcement.

Deals got a major lift from the rollout of following day Prime conveyance, however the genuine shocks were expanded benefits despite greater expenses and serious weights in Amazon's cloud business, he said.