Jeff Bezos In Brief Dethrones Bill Gates As International’S Richest Man Or Woman

Today, the Amazon CEO is neck and neck with Bill Gates for the title of the richest person on Earth.
The vast majority of the Bezos fortune is tied up in Amazon stock, of which the CEO owns nearly 17%.
However, an afternoon dip in Amazon’s stock price caused Bezos to slip back behind Gates, who has been No.
Related: Jeff Bezos is the smartest guy in businessBezos founded Amazon in the mid-1990s from a garage, originally as an online bookseller.
Bezos has used his fortune to purchase The Washington Post in 2013 and launch his own rocket company, Blue Origin.

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