One World Concert: Jimmy Fallon Hits Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos


Late night host Jimmy Fallon glanced at Amazon founder Jeff Bezos while co-presenting the concert One World: Together at Home.

One World was organized by Lady Gaga, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization as a “thank you” to those on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus.

Fallon presented the second part of the event, along with late-night host colleagues Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert.

In the opening sketch for part two, it was revealed that more than $ 50 million had been raised before the event.

“And half of that was shaking Jeff Bezos for a loose change,” joked Fallon.

The Guardian this week reported that Bezos has increased its vast fortune by $ 24 billion so far during the coronavirus pandemic, marking a 20% increase in the past four months for a total of around $ 138 billion.

Bezos has an 11% stake in Amazon and has been the richest person in the world since 2017.

A surge in demand has pushed the company to a level close to the peak holiday season, with the public partially blocked, with the exception of workers considered key.

The One World concert saw hundreds of performances and appearances by some of the world’s biggest stars, including Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and The Rolling Stones.

See highlights from the One World concert here.


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