Jeff Bezos Replaces Gates as World’s Richest Person with $90.6-bn Fortune

According to Forbes magazine, Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the richest person in the world. The fortune of Amazon’s founder reached some $90.6 billion, compared with the $90.1 billion that the online edition of the magazine attributes to Gates.

This is not the first time that Bezos has outpaced Gates – it previously happened in July 2017 when Amazon shares hit a historic high, though Gates took back the lead hours later.
Important Takeaways from Above News for IBPS PO Mains Exam-
  • Jeff Bezos has been on the Forbes list of the richest billionaires since 1998, a year after his e-commerce giant went public.
Source- The Economic Times