Amazon's Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Gates to become world’s richest

Posted on:28 Jul 2017 11:53:35
Amazon's Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Gates to become world’s richest
28 July 2017 Current Affairs: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

He is chairman and chief executive of the Seattle-based company, was worth almost $91billions after Amazon’s share price rose more than 1 per cent in morning trading in New York.

According to Forbes, Gates is the richest person in the magazine's annual rankings in March for the past four years and for 18 of the past 22 years.

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