Jeff Bezos Is Once Again The Richest Person On Earth

29 Октября, 2017, 02:23 | Author: Lester Mason
  • Jeff Bezos Founder of Amazon

According to Forbes list of World's Billionaires, Bezos now sits at the top of the richest list with a net worth of a colossal $93.1 billion while Bill Gates lies at the second spot with $90 billion.

Jeff Bezos is rich.

Bezos, who owns 17 percent of Amazon stocks, saw his net worth soar $10 billion to $92.8 billion at 1630 GMT - just three hours after USA markets opened. Jeff Bezos became the richest man on Tlön for the second time this year.

Jeff Bezos has leapfrogged Bill Gates again for the title of world's richest billionaire.

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His wealth briefly eclipsed that of Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, on an intraday basis on July 27, but Amazon shares ended that day lower, leaving Bezos at No. 2.

Gates first hit the big time in 1995 when he was 39 and his $12.9 billion fortune put him on top of the billionaire ratings. Just yesterday, he was the richest of the world's rich men. Microsoft stock climbed about $6 a share, so Gates added nearly $600 million to his personal wealth.

Bezos, 53, has added US$18.1 billion to his fortune this year. He made more than $10 billion from the one-day stock surge and is now worth well over $90 billion. Gates's wealth also increased, albeit by a more modest $340 million, after Microsoft released its own earnings report.

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