2020 Was Kind To These Billionaires

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2020 was a rough year for us mere mortals. But for the society's elites, 2020 provided them with enough wealth to pay off the United States debt and then some. Here are the top 10 billionaires that benefited the most from the pandemic lockdowns in 2020.

1. Elon Musk

Courtesy of CNN

Wealth Source: SpaceX, Tesla

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$144 billion

2. Jeff Bezos

Courtesy of Forbes

Wealth Source: Amazon

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$86 billion

3. Larry Page

Courtesy of Vox

Wealth Source: Google

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$42 billion

4. Sergey Brin

Courtesy of CNET

Wealth Source: Google

Wealth Gain Since Jan.1, 2020: +$41 billion

5. Daniel Gilbert

Courtesy of Inc. Magazine

Wealth Source: Quicken Loans

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$40 billion

6. Mark Zuckerberg

Courtesy of BBC

Wealth Source: Facebook

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Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$35 billion

7. Larry Ellison

Courtesy of TIME

Wealth Source: Oracle

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$34 billion

8. MacKenzie Scott

Courtesy of Fortune

Wealth Source: Amazon

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$25 billion

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Courtesy of CNBC

Wealth Source: Microsoft

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$22 billion

10. Michael Dell

Courtesy of The Software Report

Wealth Source: Dell Technologies

Wealth Gain Since Jan. 1, 2020: +$19 billion

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