Jeff Bezos was already the world’s richest person, he is continuing his domination on the billionaires’ chart leading Bill Gates with $90 Billion, according to new stats from Forbes.
That’s a screamer with the majority of his fortune being made and amassed through Amazon, the company he founded in the late 90s. Forbes is reporting that, as of Wednesday afternoon, the Bezos’ net worth went up by $4.9 billion, and Amazon edging up 2%, pushing his total net worth to $200 billion.
Bill Gates still sits at the second spot with a net worth of $116.1 billion, mostly from his company, Microsoft. The world is being ruled by tech giants now, Mark Zuckerberg, owner of Facebook is also climbing the billionaires’ chart and is also worth $103.1 billion after $3.4 billion addition to his fortune.
Other reports also indicate Bezos will have even been richer had he not giving his now ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott 25% of his Amazon stake. This made her the world’s 14th-richest person and second-richest woman.
Bezos also owns the Washington Post, Blue Origin and other private investments.
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