On Friday, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates overtook Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s richest people. According to the Index, as of November 16, the net worth of Gates was $110 billion, while Bezos’s was $109 billion. Each net worth figure is updated every business day after the close of trading in New York. Microsoft shares have surged 48% this year, increasing the value of Gates’s stake. Bezos: Set back by divorceBloomberg said Bezos would be far richer if he and MacKenzie Bezos had remained together.
Source: Indian Express November 16, 2019 11:26 UTC