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[Graphic News] Jeff Bezos becomes world‘s richest person

By Nam Kyung-don

Published : Nov. 29, 2017 - 18:01

    • Link copied founder Jeff Bezos is now the world’s richest person, with a net worth of over $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 and since his humble beginnings trading out of his garage, he has been in a race to the top of the billionaires index.

Gates has been knocked down to second wealthiest, with a net worth of approximately $88.9 billion. Investor Warren Buffett is third at some $78.9 billion.

Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee ranked No. 40, with a net worth of $21.2 billion.