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Jeff Bezos is now US$5 billion Away from Being the World’s Richest Person

Jeff Bezos is now US$5 billion Away from Being the World’s Richest Person

A surge in Amazon stocks added another $US3.3 billion to Jeff Bezos fortune, putting him less than $US5 billion away from the world’s richest person. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, his fortune has surpassed $US80 billion for the first time. He has added US$65.2 billion to his net worth since the March 2012.

“According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, his fortune has surpassed $US80 billion for the first time.”

~ Bloomberg

Bill Gates has been No. 1 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index since 17th May 2013. His fortune slipped US$200 million to US$87.1 billion after hours as Microsoft showed mixed results and declining tablet sales growth.

Related Reports: Bloomberg, Sydney Morning Herald

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