World’s richest is now Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

New Delhi: According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Chief executive of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has made $6.1 billion in just five trading days in 2018 and became the world’s richest person with the net worth of $105 billion.

Jeff Bezos is a Mexico-born businessman whose rise of Amazon Share price by 1.4% made him richer by $1.4 billion.

According to the news reported in Hindustan Times, in the year 2017, the net worth of Jeff Bezos grew by $32.6 billion. The major proportion of this growth came from the 78.9 million shares he owns in the company.

According to the Forbes, the net worth of Jeff Bezos is at $104.4 billion.

Jeff Bezos became the world’s richest moving ahead of Gates in October when his net worth was $93.8 billion. When the holiday shopping kicked off on Black Friday, for the first time his fortune crossed $100 billion.

The other holdings of Jeff Bezos include the Washington Post and a private space travel called Blue Origin.