Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Is Now the Second Richest Person in the World

Bye, bye, Buffett.

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The latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index shows that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person on Earth. With a net worth at approximately $75.6 billion USD, he falls behind Bill Gates at $86 billion USD and moves ahead of Warren Buffett worth $74.9 billion USD. Bezos recently added $1.5 billion USD to his net worth after Amazon gained $9 billion USD in market value during trading hours on Wednesday, March 29, pulling in a record high for the company. Amancio Ortega and Mark Zuckerberg round out the top five with a net worth of $74.2 billion USD and $61.4 billion USD.

Recently, Forbes listed the richest people in the world for 2017.

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