Jeff Bazos, CEO – Amazon, beat Mark Zukerberg for being the richest man in the world late last month.
Even in the first half of 2017, no one made more money than Jeff Bezos, whose net worth increased by $21 billion. But now Bezos is in second place as well as now Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made more money than Bezos in 2017. Last week, Zuckerberg gained nearly $1 billion and now he is just $3 billion away from surpassing Warren Buffett as the 4th richest person in the world.
According to Bloomberg data, Zuckerberg has earned $23.1 billion year-to-date, putting his overall wealth at $73.1 billion. The net worth of Bezos, on the other hand, is now up $19.7 billion thus far in 2017, for an estimated total of $85 billion.