Amazon's increase brings Bezos up to world number 3

Amazon’s founder and CEO has become the third-richest person in the world. The company’s earnings beat analysts’ expectations, and, according to Forbes magazine, Jeff Bezos has become the third richest person in the world. He owns 18% of Amazon’s shares and is estimated to be worth AED239 billion (USD65.3 billion). The 52-year-old came in behind number one Microsoft founder - Bill Gates, and Zara founder Amancio Ortega.

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