Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft founder Bill Gates as the richest man in the world.

In Forbes’s 32nd Annual World Billionaires List Bezos’s corporate fortune has risen up to $112 billion USD, the biggest gain in a single year ever.

Meanwhile, Gates’s sits are a mear $90 billion USD leaving him in second place. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett came in a close third with a net worth of $84 billion USD

The United States currently has the most Billionaires in a single country with 585 billionaires.

China (including, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) has 476 billionaires while Germany follow in third place with 123.

While Rap mogul Jayz isn’t up there with the likes of Jeff Bezos, he did tops the latest Forbes list of wealthiest hip-hop artists.


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