On Friday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the only person with a $100bn (£75bn) fortune, seeing his wealth creep up by $2.4bn thanks to a 2% jump in Amazon's shares. However, on October 27, 2017, Bezos again surpassed Gates on the Forbes list as the richest person in the world.
Get this. Bezos made $2.4 BILLION on Friday! That said, Gates has given a significant amount of his fortune away to charity and in acts of philanthropy.
The world's richest man and e-commerce mogul directly owns about 78.9 million shares of Amazon.
He tweeted a request for ideas about how to help people in June of this year, and since 2002 he has given away Amazon shares totalling about $500 million (£374m) at current prices.
In a stark reminder of wealth inequality in the United States, it emerged this month that the combined fortunes of Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos (roughly $248.5 billion) exceeds the net worth of 160 million Americans, or 53 million USA households.
He wrote: "I'm thinking I want much of my philanthropic activity to be helping people in the here and now - short term - at the intersection of urgent need and lasting impact".
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