Jeff Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Jeff Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Jeff Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Adobe Analytics reported Black Friday sales are up 18.4 percent from 2016.

The online retail mogul surpassed Gates as the world's richest man last month, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, a daily ranking of the world's 500 richest people. Though the two men have dueled over the richest person title, Bezos is now confidently in the lead, according to CNN Money, with Gates "now worth a mere $89 billion, according to Forbes and Bloomberg".

Due to an increase in Amazon's shares by 2.5 percent during Black Friday sales, the Amazon founder could reach a 12-digit figure, quotes The Indian Express.

The online retail mogul surpassed Bill Gates again on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, this time advancing nearly $11 billion past the Microsoft co-founder.

Jeff Bezos has a lot of XMAS cheer. because he just crossed the $100 BILLION mark thanks to Black Friday.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is worth over $100 billion amid Black Friday frenzy: Report
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos now worth $100 bn

At the start 2017, Bezos was the fourth richest person in the world and surpassed both Inditex founder Amancio Ortega and Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffet this year as well.

This rise added to the pocket of Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos, to $100 billion, which is the highest achievement.

By comparison, Bill Gates' current estimated net worth stands at a paltry $86.8 billion (£65.1bn). Unlike Gates, Bezos has given very little of his fortune to charity so far.

But Mr Bezos has to date has not given away any of his wealth, but in June he tweeted that he wanted the help people with his fortune and was looking for ideas for how to share it.

This year alone, Bezos' fortune has increased by $32.6 billion - more than anyone else on the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

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