Jeff Bezos sells more Amazon stock, bringing total to $6 billion this month

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Billionaire Jeff Bezos has sold another $2 billion in Inc. shares, bringing his total in stock sales this month to about $6 billion.

He’s sold about 36 million shares so far — roughly 12 million in each tranche.

Bezos started unloading Amazon shares on Feb. 7, as part of a pre-arranged plan to sell up to 50 million shares of Amazon by the end of January 2025.

Bezos still owns about $166 billion in Amazon stock, and is closing in on Tesla Inc. TSLA, -0.09% CEO Elon Musk as the world’s wealthiest individual. As of Thursday, Bezos has a fortune worth about $194 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire’s Index, second only to Musk, who’s at $214 billion.

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