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Breaking: Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as world's richest man (See his net worth)

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 Microsoft founder Bill Gates has lost his position as the world’s richest man to Amazon chief executive officer Jeff Bezos.
According to Forbes, Bezos net worth was estimated at $90.6 billion as at Thursday when markets opened.
Bezos’ new net worth makes him $500 million richer than Gates.
Amazon stock opened up 1.6% on Thursday, adding $1.4 billion to Bezos’ net worth.
The last person to surpass Gates on Forbes’ world’s richest ranking was Spanish retail giant Amancio Ortega. 

Bezos is the seventh person to hold the title of the world’s richest person.
His first feature on the Forbes 400 was in 1998, a year after Amazon went public.
Bezos was only able to dethrone Gates as a result of the philanthropic efforts of the Microsoft founder.
Gates had reportedly given $31.1 billion to charity as at the end of 2016.
The Amazon CEO was ranked third richest in the world on Forbes 2017 list of the world’s billionaires.


At the time, he had a fortune of $72.8 billion.

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