FILE: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Overtakes Bill Gates to Become World's Richest Person

FILE - JULY 27, 2017: It has been reported that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has surpassed Microsoft founder Bill Gates as the world's richest person with a net worth of $90.6 billion. SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images) ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **
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