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According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $211 billion (Rs 15.72 lakh crore).
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest businessman and the founder of the well-known e-commerce company Amazon, has donated $ 200 million (Rs 1490 crore) to the Smithsonian Institution. Its aim is to improve the National Air and Space Museum, which has been undergoing renovation work since 2018.
The donation amount given by Jeff Bezos is the highest in the history of the Smithsonian Institution. Prior to this, real estate tycoon Kenneth Behring donated $80 million in 2000. The Smithsonian Institution was established in 1846, named after the British scientist James Smithson. This museum is the largest museum in the world in terms of education and research complex.
The Smithsonian said $70 million would be spent on renovations to the museum. At the same time, $130 million will be used to build a new education center, which will be named Bezos Learning Center. In the new center, students will have to study science, maths and engineering. Through this, students will be encouraged for innovation.
Blue Origin’s rocket will leave for space on July 20
According to the estimates of Forbes, this donation of Jeff Bezos is a step towards fulfilling his childhood dream, which is space travel. Let us tell you that a rocket of 57-year-old Bezos’s company Blue Origin will go to space on July 20, in which crew members will also be present.
Bezos net worth is $211 billion, he is the richest businessman in the world
Jeff Bezos is the richest businessman in the world. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, he has a net worth of $211 billion (Rs 15.72 lakh crore). His net worth has increased by $ 21.1 billion (Rs 1.57 lakh crore) in 2021 so far. Recently he left the post of CEO of e-commerce company Amazon. However, he will continue to work for his own companies like Blue Origin and The Washington Post.