The head of the Amazon became the second richest man in the world
Co-founder and head of the largest online retailer Amazon, Jeff Bezos, became the second richest man on the planet.
His fortune rose for the day at $1.49 billion to $75,6 billion, writes the RNS, citing data from Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
As a result, the Bezos ousted investor Warren buffet, whose fortune declined by $809 million to $74,9 billion In General business at the head of the Amazon are from the beginning of the year is much better than Buffett: the status of Jeff Bezos during this period increased by $10.2 billion, while the former “second number” — only $1.75 billion.
First place in the top five of the richest people in the world is still bill gates. His fortune is $86 billion, followed by Jeff Bezos ($75,6 billion), Warren Buffett ($74,9 billion), Spanish businessman, the founder of retail chain Zara, Amancio Ortega ($74,2 billion) and the head of Facebook mark Zuckerberg ($61.4 billion).