Mark Zuckerberg (Photo: Yahoo News)

[Overseas Network March 11 | War Epidemic Full Time Zone]Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the assets of many billionaires around the world have shrunk significantly. The personal wealth of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has fallen by more than $4 billion in a week, according to US media.

According to reports from Yahoo News and Bloomberg on the 11th, due to the impact of the epidemic, Facebook shares fell sharply, causing Zuckerberg’s personal wealth to shrunk. A decrease of US$4.1 billion (approximately RMB 28.5 billion).

Zuckerberg is currently worth $62.4 billion, according to an estimate by Forbes magazine, and owns a 13 percent stake in Facebook, the vast majority of his wealth. At the close on Monday (10th), Facebook’s shares fell 7%. According to analysis, the advertising revenue of the four major industries of tourism, retail, consumer goods and entertainment accounts for 30% to 45% of Facebook’s total revenue, and these industries are now more severely affected by the epidemic.

Zuckerberg isn’t the only billionaire whose wealth has been affected by the pandemic. As the richest man in the world, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos also suffered heavy losses. According to US media, Bezos’ personal net worth has decreased by more than 18 billion US dollars in the past month.

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