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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world for the second time.
On Friday morning ,Amazon stock opened up more than 8% Higher than Thursday's close, adding nearly $7 billion to Bezos' net worth thanks to a 7% spike in microsoft stock overnight ,it wasn't quite enogh to put him ahead of microsft cofounder Bill gates on Forbes Real time Billionaire Ranking .Bezos (Amazon CEO) had a net worth of $89.7 billion , as of the start of trading on friday, while Gates had a net worth of $90.1 Billion, uo $500 million from yesterday .Then by 10:15 a.m .Eastern Amazon stock has climbed nearly 2% since the market opened, adding $900 million to Bezos net worth and putting him in the No 1 spot with a net worth of $90.6 billion versus gates ' $90.1 billion at that time 
The AMAZON  billionaire however has previously held the title of the world's richest ,briefly .investor optimism leading up to the company's second quarter earning report in july  pushed Bezos' net worth above $90 billion . Bill Gates has also made it somewhat easier for Bezos to take the World richest man title this year  He donated 5% of his income , or about $4.6 billion to charity in August. 


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