Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Now The World Richest Man

Jeff Bezos Amazon founder is now the world richest man after overtaking tech tycoon and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Report says Bezos net worth hits $90.6 billion, putting him $500 million ahead of Gates. Born in the month of January 12, 1964, Jeff Bezos founded in 1994. He is also one of the first shareholders in Google, currently his Google stock is worth about $3.1 billion. He is married to MacKenzie with four children.

Jeff Bezos

Here are the top 5 richest men and their net worth

1. Jeff Bezos, Amazon ($90.6bn/£69bn)
2. Bill Gates, Microsoft ($90.1bn/£68.6bn)
3. Warren Buffet, Berkshire Hathaway ($75.6bn/£57.5bn)
4. Amancio Ortega, Zara ($71.3bn/£54.3bn)
5. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook ($56bn/£42.6bn)

This is not the first time Gates has been overtaken at the top of the list of the wealthiest people on the planet. Last year, Spanish retail giant Amancio Ortega was briefly the world's richest man but his reign at the top only lasted for just two days.

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