Bezos named world’s richest man

Jeff Bezos has been named the world’s richest man, overtaking fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates.

Bezos is the founder of Amazon.

According to Forbes, which tracks the world’s wealthiest people, Amazon’s meteoric stock rise pushed his wealth to $90.6 billion.

Mr Bezos has benefited from the the companies expansion into new markets. He owns about 17 percent of the shares in Amazon, whose value has now exceeded $US500bn.

Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, a philanthropist, has given $31.1bn to charitable causes through 2016 and has a net worth of $90.1bn, Forbes said.

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Agamemnon Counterpart
Agamemnon Counterpart
3 years ago

that’s more money than the population on earth!!

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3 years ago

Wowzas

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

90.1 billion dollars that’s a lot of my

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

Man if I had dat money I wood goe and bye lots of ferrrearis 🙂

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3 years ago

that is a lot of money

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Anonymous
3 years ago

if he was nice he could give the whole world about a dollar each

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

if i had that money i would bye a helicoptor

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

so much money

daBEAST29
daBEAST29
3 years ago

alot of money

jonty
jonty
3 years ago

my dad works for amazon

Darkshadow
Darkshadow
3 years ago

loads of money

girl_farrell
girl_farrell
3 years ago

cause bill gates donated alot of money unlike this guy

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

Sad he’s betting bill gates

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