Since Amazon was launched 25 years ago, the marketplace has never stopped growing at an amazing pace. What started as merely an online book store, Amazon has diversified its business in many different industries – from gaming to voice recognition, enterprise level IT services, and now space exploration. It holds the title as the world’s largest online retailer and is a huge part of every American’s shopping experience. Even consumers outside the U.S. are also turning to Amazon for just about everything, from electric kitchenwares to cool summer dresses, and even every day groceries.

So if you feel like venturing into the world of eCommerce and need some motivation to get you started, here are the latest Amazon statistics that will inspire you to pursue your goals.

20 Eye Opening Amazon Statistics You Should Never Miss in 2020

Fact #1: The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos is the world’s wealthiest man.

His total net worth is roughly $113 billion as of March 2020 (via Bloomberg). He makes approximately $2,489 per second — mor