Jeff Bezos net worth: How much is the Amazon founder worth?
A 1.6 per cent boost in Amazon’s shares today pushed Mr Bezos’s net worth ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, according to Forbes.
The shift marks the first time Mr Gates has been surpassed on the rich list since Zara owner Amancio Ortega claimed the title for two days last year.
Mr Bezos, who owns 17 per cent of Amazon, has benefitted from the online retailer’s strong sales performance in 2017.
Amazon has grown by 40 per cent this year and is now worth a staggering £382.3billion ($500billion).
The company accounts for 43 per cent of all online sales in the US. But how much is Mr... read more
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