Jeff Bezos is an American technology and retail entrepreneur and investor who is best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, which is the world’s largest online shopping retailer.
Bezos has gone past Amancio Ortega, chairman of Spanish business Inditex fashion group, known for Zara clothing and accessories retail shops, and Warren Buffett, American Investor to become the world’s second-richest person.
Worlds Richest Person: Jeff Bezos Is The Second
Bezos at 53, added $1.5 billion (roughly Rs. 9,745 crores) to his fortune as A rose $18.32 on Wednesday, the day after the e-commerce giant said it plans to buy Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com. Bezos has a net worth of $75.6 billion (roughly Rs. 4,91,171 crores) on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. With $700 million more than Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Buffett and $1.3 billion above Ortega, Europe’s richest person.
Amazon‘s founder has added $10.2 billion this year to his wealth and $7 billion since the global equities rally began following the election of Donald Trump as US president on November 8. The rise is the third biggest on the Bloomberg index in 2017, after Chinese parcel-delivery billionaire Wang Wei’s $18.4 billion gain and an $11.4 billion rise for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Right now Top Ten Richest person in the World as per:
Bloomberg Billionaires Index
1. Bill Gates
$86.0B – Total net worth
-$11.4M – $Last change
+$3.63B – YTD change
2. Jeff Bezos
4. Amancio Ortega
6. Carlos Slim
7. Charles Koch
8. David Koch
9. Larry Ellison
10. Bernard Arnault