Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes the world richest person

Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company’s meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported. Amazon shares jumped 1.6 percent at the start of trading on Thursday, boosting the net worth of Bezos,… Read More Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes the world richest person

Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos becomes third richest in the world

According to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, Amazon founder is worth $65.1 billion, as of Thursday, and this puts him just slightly ahead of Buffett’s $65 billion. Bezos moved into third place on the global index, behind Bill Gates and Amancio Ortega, the majority owner of Zara’s parent company Inditex. Bezos backed into his new spot on… Read More Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos becomes third richest in the world