With a net worth of $134.5 billion as of Friday, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person. But due to his pending divorce from his wife, MacKenzie, his net worth could soon be cut in half -- to $67 billion.
If that's not enough of a headache, Amazon's stock has lost 21 percent of its value since it peaked in August 2018 at $2,050 a share. That drop has cost Bezos about $28.2 billion.
Amazon's growth is slowing. On Friday, Amazon shares plunged 5.4 percent in the wake of a lower-than-expected growth forecast and a surge in expected operating expense to help Amazon build new businesses. To be sure, there was good news in Amazon's report -- its revenues and profits for the December-ending quarter were better than expected.
I'd guess that Bezos could earn back the $67 billion loss of net worth if Amazon's revenue growth rate accelerates to 30 percent. Here are three things he'll need to do to make that happen: