Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has unseated Jeff Bezos as the richest person on the planet. Photo: Xinhua Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has unseated Jeff Bezos as the richest person on the planet. Photo: Xinhua
Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has unseated Jeff Bezos as the richest person on the planet. Photo: Xinhua

How Bill Gates overtook Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest man, again

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has made nearly US$20 billion so far in 2019 alone – while Jeff Bezos has lost US$16 billion, pushing the Amazon CEO back to second place on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Topic |   Millionaires and billionaires
Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has unseated Jeff Bezos as the richest person on the planet. Photo: Xinhua Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has unseated Jeff Bezos as the richest person on the planet. Photo: Xinhua
Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has unseated Jeff Bezos as the richest person on the planet. Photo: Xinhua
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