New Delhi, March 7: With a worth over $100 Billion, Jeff Bezos is now the richest person on Earth.
The Amazon CEO has a fortune surpassing $100 billion in Forbes magazines annual ranking of the worlds moguls.
According to Forbes Bezos wealth is at $112 billion as of February 9. This is up from about $73 billion last year. Credit goes to Amazons surging stock price.
It would take the combined wealth of 2.3 million Americans to equal the wealth that the Amazon co-founder is now estimated to be worth.
Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump didnt fare as well financially during his first year in office. Forbes says his fortune fell by about $400 million to $3.1 billion.
Bill Gates, Microsoft's co-founder, ranks second on the Forbes list with wealth of $90 billion. Warren Buffet comes third with $84 billion.
India's very own Mukesh Ambani comes in 19 on the list with a value of $40.1 billion.