Bill Gates is not world’s richest man! List of 2017 richest people is really shocking. From past few years, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been the richest man! No matter how many millionaires and billionaires make it to the list, Bill Gates continued to be on no. 1 in the list of world’s richest people. But now, Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos has pulled down Bill Gates to rank two and Jeff Bezos became the world’s richest man in 2017.
In 2017, Jeff bezos net worth was $ 91 billions which is approximately Rs 4.50 lakh crores and Microsoft founder Bill Gates is at $90.7 billions which is Rs 4.48 lakh crores. Although there is not huge gap in between Bill gates and Jeff Bezos. Amazon’s share prices have been increased rapidly at unimaginable pace of 40% which helped Jeff Bezos to gain a massive net worth in 2017 by $ 24 billions.
In the recent times, Amazon has introduced few new services which boosted up Amazon’s profits and net worth. Amazon Prime and Alexa home Assistant. Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos founded Amazon back in 1994 and he holds around 17% share in Amazon. Coming to the list of 2017 richest people, Warren Buffet stands at third place with good share prices and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is at fourth place.
Interesting thing is, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest of richest persons in the world. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg also emerged as one of the influential persons in the world. Facebook is the only product around the world which was being used by billions of people. However, Mark Zuckerberg has won the hearts of people as he donated majority of his wealth to charities.