Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, tours the facility at the grand opening of the Amazon Spheres in Seattle, Washington, in January. Bezos is officially the richest person on the planet thanks to the success of Amazon. Photo: AFP

From rags to riches: How Jeff Bezos became the richest person on the planet

Bezos went from a boy with a love for how things work to the man who built Amazon.com into an internet powerhouse

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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, tours the facility at the grand opening of the Amazon Spheres in Seattle, Washington, in January. Bezos is officially the richest person on the planet thanks to the success of Amazon. Photo: AFP
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