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TikTok Users Viral Visual Representation Of Jeff Bezos Wealth Using Rice Grain Will Make You Feel Super Poor!

Humphrey Yang, An E-commerce Consultant Created A Visual Representation Of Jeff Bezos' Fortune Using Rice Grain And It Is Tickling The Right Cords With Netizens.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 03 Mar 2020, 02:05:36 PM
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Jeff Bezos (Photo Credit: File Photo)

New Delhi:

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man on Earth. This business tycoon has wealth of an estimated net worth of USD 140 billion. If this is just a number without making you realize how mammoth it is in comparison to what an average individual has, a tiktok user has the right means to explain the difference.

Humphrey Yang, an e-commerce consultant created a visual representation of Jeff Bezos' fortune using rice grain and it is tickling the right cords with netizens. Considering one grain of rice as $100,000 or 1 lakh dollars i.e Rs 72 lakh in Indian currency, the TikTok user showed what $1 billion in rice grains looks like compared to Jeff Bezos's net worth – which was $122 billion at the time the video was made last week.

To display Jeff Bezos wealth, he had to run to the supermarket again for fresh supplies and got back a sack of rice.  It took him two huge sacks of rice weighing 26 kilos approximately.

The video went viral not only on TikTok, but also on Twitter, triggering several socio-economic discussions, such as:

 

Jeff Bezos recently faced criticism for donating 1 million AU for the Australian bushfire crisis (INR Rs 4.8 Crore). Lot of people found it cheap, equivalent of donating nothing at all pointing at his net worth. Bezos makes $2,489 per second. The Amazon CEO is $16 billion richer than the world's next-richest person, Bill Gates

Here are som interesting reactions to the widely circulated video

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First Published : 03 Mar 2020, 02:05:36 PM