Nvidia’s CEO sees personal fortune jump

Jensen Huang is $4.2bn richer this week as investors welcomed Nvidia’s results

Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang

Nvidia’s chief executive Jensen Huang grew as much as $4.2 billion richer after the company’s latest earnings and forecast beat estimates.

The shares surged as much as 10 per cent in aftermarket trading, boosting Huang’s total fortune to $46.1 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. If that gain can be sustained, Huang is poised to end up among the world’s 25 wealthiest individuals, the index shows.

Huang’s 3.5 per cent stake in Nvidia makes ...