Watch out Bill Gates! Amazon’s Jeff Bezos could become the richest man on the planet

Watch out Bill Gates! Amazon’s Jeff Bezos could become the richest man on the planet
 

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, has a net worth of £65.24 billion ($85.2 billion) - just £2.9 billion ($3.9 billion) less than the richest man in the world Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
With the gap between the two fortunes rapidly shrinking, according to Bloomberg Data, Mr Bezos probably won't have to wait too long to knock Mr Gates off the top spot, with Amazon set to show sizeable earnings in its next report, due out on July 27.
Bloomberg says the majority of Mr Bezos's fortune is derived from his 17 per cent holding in Amazon.com.
He is also the sole owner of space exploration company Blue... read more

 
17 July 2017 in World News, Views: 64
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