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Happy Prime Day, Jeff. Amazon CEO Is Now Worth $150 Billion

  • Jeff Bezos holds largest individual fortune since at least ’82
  • Gates trails Bezos by $55 billion Bloomberg wealth ranking
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How Jeff Bezos Became the King of E-Commerce
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Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern history.

The Amazon.com Inc. founder’s net worth cracked $150 billion in New York on Monday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That’s about $55 billion more than Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, the world’s second-richest person.