A new statistic indicated that a number of the richest people in the United States of America were able to increase their wealth while the pandemic of “Corona” invaded the world.
According to the statistic conducted by the Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute of Political Studies, between March 18 and May 19, the rich people on the list of “the 600 richest people in America” were able to collect profits estimated at $ 434 billion.
In March, the number of billionaires in America was 614, increasing the number in May to 630.
The statistic added that these people increased their wealth at this time by 15 percent, topped the list by the founder of the “Amazon” site, Jeff Bezos, an increase of 34.6 billion dollars.
He was succeeded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, with an increase of 25.3 billion dollars, and behind him was the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, an increase of 8 billion dollars.
In general, the statistic showed that the owners of technology companies achieved great profits in the period when the world underwent a period of quarantine, which prompted the people around the world to spend their time at home and rely on the means of technology and social communication.