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Jeff Bezos' Fortune Eclipses $141 Billion

Jeff Bezos' Fortune Eclipses $141 Billion
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (Daniel Biskup/AP)

By    |   Monday, 18 June 2018 07:48 PM

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has seen his fortune grow by more than $5 billion this month and he is the richest person in the world by nearly $50 billion.

According to the Forbes real-time list of the world's billionaires, Bezos is worth $141.9 billion. In a distant second is Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at $92.9 billion. Investor Warren Buffett is third at $82.2 billion.

CNBC cited data that showed Bezos' wealth has grown by more than $5 billion in June.

According to Bloomberg, Bezos has gotten $43.7 billion richer this year.

Bezos also owns The Washington Post, which he purchased for $250 million in 2013. He is the owner of the largest house in Washington, D.C.

Bezos started Amazon in his garage by selling books in 1994.

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos s the richest person in the world by nearly $50 billion after having his fortune grow by more than $5 billion this month, according to the Forbes real-time list of the world's billionaires.
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