Bill Gates is more generous than Jeff Bezos
Bill Gates was named the richest man in the world by Forbes’s annual list of the world’s billionaires. This was the 16th time that the founder of Microsoft claimed the top spot. Carlos Slim came in second for the second consecutive time. Will it be interesting to highlight the richest person of the world Bill Gates or Jeff Bezos?
But now the richest man of 2017 has become Jeff Bezos (Amazon) with worth income of $91 billion, according to the Guardian. Previously well known Bill Gates has been the richest man in the world for many years. According to a real-time billionaires index compiled by Forbes Bill Gates has got the no. 2 with worth income of $90 billion.
Microsoft or Amazon?
One of the main reasons was Amazon share price jumped up to 40% in the previous year and Microsoft had witnessed the slight decline in its share value. There came a time when Amazon witnessed share price rise of $1.4 billion in a single day. Hence the net assets reached up to 90.6 billion USD at that time. Currently, Jeff has $500 million to $1 billion more than Bill.
Who will be the owner of $100 billion?
It is quite possible that up and down nature of stock exchange may make Bill Gates no. 1 again. The Forbes highlights that Bill Gates has spent up to $31 billion since 2016. In contrast, Jeff has given just $100 million in 2015. There has been started a discussion who will be the owner of $100 billion?