The founder of the American company Amazon Jeff Bezos has headed a rating of the richest people in the world as of January 2018. According to Bloomberg, his fortune is estimated at $105.1 billion.
In second place Microsoft founder bill gates, who has long been the leader in the ranking, – $93,3 billion.
Third place is an American entrepreneur, investor Warren Buffett – $87.2 billion, the fourth is the founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg – $77,5 billion.
In July 2017 Bezos for some time, took first place in the list of billionaires at $90.4 billion, but then again, ceded its place to the gates.
Amazon is one of the first online services focused on the sale of goods of mass demand, the world’s largest turnover company selling goods and services via the Internet. In may 2017 the price of Amazon shares for the first time crossed the threshold of $1 thousand Bezos owns about 17% of the company.
In addition, the 53-year-old businessman is the founder and owner of the aerospace company Blue Origin. Its assets also included the American publishing house, The Washington Post, which he bought in 2013.
Any Ukrainian entrepreneur is not among the hundred richest people in the world.
The most wealthy Russians, the General Director of «Severgroup» Alexey Mordashov – $20.3 billion on 47-m a place.
The Creator of Amazon Bezos became the richest man in the world 10.01.2018