This man is the richest in the world

With a net worth of more than $131 billion

Tech Desk March 28, 2019
Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, poses as he stands atop a supply truck during a photo opportunity at the premises of a shopping mall in Bangalore, India, September 28, 2014. PHOTO: REUTERS

Jeff Bezos became the first person to top the Forbes billionaires index with a net worth of more than $131 billion while last year as well, he had topped that list with more than $100 billion net worth despite Amazon’s stocks falling in August.

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This year, he has $19 billion more than he did last year and that too at a time where the e-commerce giant, Amazon had a positive 2018. While Bill Gates follows in second place $98.7 billion with his Microsoft not being the most valued company. Mark Zuckerberg is also in the top 10 with his net worth accounting to $61.8 billion.

Bezos’ vast fortune and net worth have come into great speculation when he and MacKenzie announced their divorce in January via Twitter which remains pending.

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According to Bloomberg, Mackenzie could very easily become the richest woman in the world after the division of assets as per the Washington States divorce rules. With $137.2 billion, Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person and due to her former husband’s assets, Mackenzie would have a net worth of $69 billion.


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