Jeff Bezos defeated Microsoft boss Bill Gates who is now in second place.
Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest peoples in the world by Forbes Magazine with a fortune worth US $ 112 billion or around Rp 1,500 trillion. Bezos defeated Microsoft boss, Bill Gates who was in second place with wealth worth US $ 90 billion.
The growth of Amazon’s share value is one of the main factors driving Jeff Bezos’s current treasury. If you see his wealth in real time, now he has collected total assets worth US $ 127.3 billion.
Meanwhile, Warren Buffet was second and third with a fortune of US $ 84 billion. In addition, big names in the field of technology such as Mark Zuckerberg, duo Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Ma Huateng, and Jack Ma successfully perched on the top 20 in the list.
Amazon itself continues to show its product development in various sectors. Starting as a bookstore, Amazon can now be said to sell anything online. One of their latest plans is to launch a kind of checking account through cooperation with a number of banks.
In addition, the e-commerce giant has also set aside US $ 5.5 billion to control the market of 1.3 billion people, namely India. This was done because Amazon claimed to be unable to compete with Alibaba and JD.com on the Chinese market.