The world's richest man in Forbes 2018

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Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet and the first centi-billionaire atop our annual ranking


Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet and the first centi-billionaire atop our annual ranking. Shares of his e-commerce giant Amazon rose 59%  in 12 months, helping boost his fortune by $39.2 billion. It was the biggest one year gain since Forbes started tracking billionaires in 1987. He easily moved ahead of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, who ceded the top spot for only the sixth time since 1995.


As amazon shares hit a record high again, its founder Jeff bezos wealth also new summits.Bezos currently worth $137.3 billion (880 billion yuan), held the world no, leading the second $44.3 billion gates, at the same time gates' worth at $93 billion.


Amazon has a market value of over $800 billion.


Report shows that the amazon in the first quarter net sales of $51 billion, $35.7 billion increased by 43% from a year earlier;Net income was $1.629 billion, $724 million increased by 125% from a year earlier;Diluted earnings per share were $3.27, compared with the same period of last year to $1.48.


According to the Forbes list of the real-time data provided bezos is worth $137.3 billion, held the world no, even after its rival's richest man Bill Gates for many years, can't, behind $44.3 billion, almost a ma worth less.


France’s Bernard Arnault had the second best year after Bezos. Record results at his luxury goods empire LVMH and a deal to buy out nearly all of Christian Dior helped boost Arnault’s fortune by $30.5 billion. He is the richest European for the first time since 2012 and number four richest in the world.


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