Right now, the wealthiest man on Earth (pretty much the universe) is Jeff Bezos, founder, and CEO of Amazon. Bezos eclipsed Microsoft’s Bill Gates last month with a net worth towering over $100.3 billion according to Bloomberg. Gates now stands at second place with the investor mogul Warren Buffet at third place.
Black Friday shopping craze
Bezos rise to becoming the wealthiest man on Earth eclipsing the long-time holder of that title Gates was attributed mainly to the recent Black Friday shopping season. Bloomberg says during the Black Friday shopping season, Amazon’s shares rose up incrementally faster. Although the shares have been on an upward climb, something that saw Bezos benefit by about $32.6 billion.
That is right! Bezos earned $32.6 billion in 2017 alone, enough to make him overshadow Gates and Buffet. Bezos’ 2017 success has left him with so much cash to spare that he doesn’t know what to do with it. In fact, he is asking for your help in how he is going to spend all the money.
Request for ideas… pic.twitter.com/j6D68mhseL
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) June 15, 2017
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