Thursday, 11 January 2018

Jeff Bezos Becomes Richest Person Surpassing Bill Gates: Bloomberg Report


Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon has become the richest man in the history, overtaking the wealth Bill Gates ever had to his name, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Index showed that Bezos' net worth had hit USD 105.1 billion.

According to Forbes' tracker, most of Bezos' wealth comes from his 78.9 million shares of Amazon stock. According to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the richest people in the world are Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg, Amancio Ortega.

The index mentions Mukesh Ambani as the richest Indian and the 20th richest person in the world. Ambani's net worth is USD 41.2 billion. Lakshmi Mittal is on the 44th spot with a net worth of USD 20.9 billion.

Source- The Bloomberg

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