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Income of the richest people in the world during the pandemic

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Forbes magazine calculated how the fortunes of the world's 25 richest people changed during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the publication, from March 23 to May 22, they earned $ 255 billion.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg earned the most during the COVID-19 pandemic. His income grew by $ 31.4 billion - up to 86.5 billion. It is noted that the company's shares rose by about 60 percent.

The richest man in the world - the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos - has increased his capital to 146.9 billion dollars, having earned 29.9 billion over the specified period.