Larry Page and Sergey Brin, co-founders of Google, made themselves $ 14 billion richer in less than 24 hours, after Alphabet announced its profit growth in its quarterly report.
According to Forbes, Page’s fortune totaled $ 7.1 billion for a total of $ 91.2 billion, as of 2:30 p.m. ET Wednesday. For its part, Brin’s grew 6.8 billion dollars, reaching a total of 88.4 billion dollars, which positioned him above Warren Buffett on the Forbes Billionaires List.
On the other hand, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as of February 4, Page has $ 95.1 billion and is in sixth place on the list, while Brin accumulates $ 92 billion and ranks as the eighth richest man in the world.
Alphabet reported $ 56 billion of revenue in the fourth quarter and its shares were up 9.2% when trading opened on Wednesday, February 3. These results were driven by Google’s advertising business, which generated $ 46 billion in revenue for its parent company in the last quarter of last year.