The position of world's richest person was secured by Microsoft founder Bill Gates for many years but now the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the world's richest person overtaking Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

According to the Forbes magazine, "it's real-time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of $ 90.5 billion, ahead of the $ 90 billion for Gates early today."

Forbes also added, "Gates has been the richest person in the magazine's annual rankings in March for the past four years and for 18 of the past 22 years. Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim overtook Gates from 2010 to 2013."

 

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