October 17, 2019 | 3:00 PM IST

Jeff Bezos - The World's Richest Person

Forbes had announced the list of richest people of the world, and the list hasbroken the ice. Bill Gates has been the richest person in the world for long years, but, this year, Jeff Bezos had beat the annual income of Bill Gates and had become the richest person of the world. Jeff Preston Bezos was born on 12 January 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He completed his graduation in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University in 1986. After completing his graduation, he realized that the internet industry is going to be a boom in the upcoming years and in 1994, amazon.com was founded by Jeff Bezos on a cross-country road trip from New York to Seattle. Apart from the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon; he is also known as an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. Amazon.com is the best online shopping destination featured with top quality products. Jeff’s income and revenue: On Friday, founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos was announced as the richest person on the globe. He became the first $100 billion tycoon to top the Forbes list 2017. Moreover, as per the Forbes list of world’s richest entrepreneurs 2017, India is a home to 119 billionaires, making the country third largest of the ultra-rich after US with 585 billionaires and China with 373 billionaires. Mukesh Ambani, the energy and petrochemicals tycoon keeps the tag of the richest Indian maintained by $16.9 billion in 2018 with asset value of $40.1 billion. On the list of 2208 billionaires globally, he is positioned with 19th global rank, followed by AzimPremji, second richest Indian billionaire ranked umber 58th on the list with the net worth of $18.8 billion. Lakshmi Mittal is the third richest Indian having net worth of $18.5 billion, ranked number 62, Shiv nagar ranked 98th on the list and fourth richest Indian having net worth of $14.6 billion, and DilipShanghvi ranked 115th on the list and fifth richest Indian having net worth of $12.8 billion.

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