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Jeff Bezos rockets to richest person on the planet


Bezos leapt past Bill Gates this week to the top spot on an annual Forbes magazine list of billionaires, relegating the Microsoft co-founder to second place with a net worth of about US$90bil (RM351.54bil). — AFP

Bezos leapt past Bill Gates this week to the top spot on an annual Forbes magazine list of billionaires, relegating the Microsoft co-founder to second place with a net worth of about US$90bil (RM351.54bil). — AFP

SAN FRANCISCO: Jeff Bezos is officially the richest person on the planet thanks to the success of Amazon – but his bold vision extends to space and even time itself. 

With Amazon’s share price up nearly 60% during the past year, the personal wealth of the company’s 54-year-old founder has doubled to more than US$110bil (RM429.66bil). 

   

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