Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold nearly $ 2 billion ($ 1.67 billion) worth of shares in the online retailer this week.
This is evident from documents from the American stock exchange regulator. Bezos has sold Amazon shares several times recently.
In February and November 2020, it was still a total of more than 7 billion dollars. Bezos, 57, founded Amazon in 1994 and is still the company’s largest shareholder.
According to Forbes and Bloomberg, he is the wealthiest person in the world, with a fortune estimated at more than $ 190 billion.
Jeff Bezos plans to step down from his position as CEO during the third quarter of this year and become executive chairman.