According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily tracker of the world’s richest people, Bezos was worth more than $150 billion this morning, which made him the richest person in modern history.
The achievement even takes into account inflation when Microsoft founder Bill Gates was worth $100 billion in 1999. That wealth would equate to about $149 billion today.
Although Bezos has since fallen back to a measly $145 billion net worth from his peak this morning, his rank as the world’s richest person has been on-and-off since July 2017. Bezos and Gates have swapped spots on lists of the world’s wealthiest people depending on how well their respective companies Amazon and Microsoft perform. Read more…
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Author: Diamond Naga Siu
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