Within the first two weeks of the new year, Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos has already managed to swipe the world’s richest title from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates, who has held the position for nearly two decades.
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According to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, Bezos’ net worth rose to $105 billion on Monday, surpassing Gates’ $93.3 billion net worth, officially giving the retail entrepreneur a near $12 billion lead.
Here’s a list of the top 10 richest people in the world, according to Bloomberg’s list.
1. Jeff Bezos $105 billion, U.S., Amazon