Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (left), and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes magazine’s real-time tracking of personal fortunes on Thursday briefly showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.6 billion, ahead of the $90.1 billion for Gates. Photo: AFP Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (left), and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes magazine’s real-time tracking of personal fortunes on Thursday briefly showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.6 billion, ahead of the $90.1 billion for Gates. Photo: AFP
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (left), and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes magazine’s real-time tracking of personal fortunes on Thursday briefly showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.6 billion, ahead of the $90.1 billion for Gates. Photo: AFP

Jeff Bezos briefly surpasses Bill Gates to become richest person in the world, with fortune hitting US$90.6b

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (left), and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes magazine’s real-time tracking of personal fortunes on Thursday briefly showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.6 billion, ahead of the $90.1 billion for Gates. Photo: AFP Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (left), and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes magazine’s real-time tracking of personal fortunes on Thursday briefly showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.6 billion, ahead of the $90.1 billion for Gates. Photo: AFP
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (left), and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes magazine’s real-time tracking of personal fortunes on Thursday briefly showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.6 billion, ahead of the $90.1 billion for Gates. Photo: AFP
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