NEWS

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is Now The Richest Person In History

Date January 10, 2018 13:51

What is it like to be the richest person on the planet? The Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows this for sure. He passed Bill Gates and was proclaimed the richest person in history.

gettyimages

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in history

Jeffrey Bezos is a successful entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as a chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online shopping company.

via GIPHY

Bezos is successfully married and has four wonderful children. In 2016, Jeff showed his one more talent. He played a Starfleet official in the movie Star Trek Beyond.

gettyimages

Recently, Bezos has got another significant status. Bloomberg's billionaire tracker called him the richest person of all times. His net worth reached $106 billion. The majority of his fortune comes from the shares of Amazon stock he owns. Bezos' other investments include the shares in Washington Post and Blue Origin, a private space travel organization.

gettyimages

Bezos managed to pass Bill Gates, whose net worth is $93.3 billion according to Bloomberg. Gates is a co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation. He held the position of the richest man before Bezos. Besides, Gates is a well-known philanthropist and is famous for his significant charity work.

gettyimages

Jeffrey also supports several charity organizations, including Bezos Center for Innovation, Recovery, Bezos Family Foundation, and others.

gettyimages

via GIPHY

Unfortunately, Bezos didn’t comment on his new title yet. Anyway, we think everyone would be glad to get such a pleasant status. What do you think?

READ ALSO: Time Magazine Chose Its Person Of The Year, And It’s “The Silent Breakers”

Amazon