Amazon CEO is now the world's richest man

I was surprised when I read on Business Insider about how the CEO of the world's renowned e-commerce company, Amazon's Jeff Bezos climbed his way up to being the richest man in the world today. I had expected to see the likes of the CEOs of Google, Apple and other multinational companies ranking as number one, but on the contrary, it's someone we never expected.

Amazon CEO is now the world's richest man

Jeff Bezos has outclassed Microsoft's Bill Gates to become world's richest person with a cumulative net worth of about $90 billion against the former's $64 billion worth. Prior to this time, other affluent personalities like Warren Buffet have also been at that position. Now it's time for someone else to take up the mantle.

According to Business Insider, Jeff Bezos' "Everything Store" sells more than $136 billion worth of goods a year, and Amazon's market cap has grown to over $500 billion.

Bezos' hustle to fame and wealth has been outlined from his childhood to adulthood by Business Insider. Read HERE

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