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Jeff Bezos Raises $3.3 Billion by Selling Amazon Stock This Week

  • World’s second-richest man makes $1.3 billion sale on Friday
  • Bezos funded Blue Origin, Earth Fund with stock sales before
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Jeff Bezos sold Amazon.com Inc. stock worth $1.3 billion on Friday, adding to sales of about $2 billion earlier this week.

The world’s second-richest person sold a total of 391,550 shares under a pre-arranged trading plan, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The latest sale brings the value of Amazon.com stock he has sold this year to $9.9 billion.