Circulate Over, Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos Gets A Flip As World’S Richest Person.

Forbes estimated the wealth of Mr. Bezos, currently Amazon’s chief executive, at $90.6 billion, compared with $90 billion for Mr. Gates.
PhotoSEATTLE — Jeff Bezos on Thursday took something away from a billionaire neighbor in the Seattle area, Bill Gates — the mantle of world’s richest person.
Mr. Bezos has said he sells about $1 billion a year worth of Amazon stock to finance Blue Origin.
Later in the day, Amazon’s shares cooled slightly, allowing Mr. Gates to regain the top position.
The back and forth could continue depending on the fluctuations in Amazon shares.

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