That’s it. He made it and he is the richest man in the world. Jeff Bezos is now worth 100 Billions dollars. Thanks to yesterday’s Black Friday which saw a sudden surge in Amazon stock, turns the runner up and fonder of Amazon Jeff Bezos into the richest man in the planet, outranking Bill Gates, who is now $ 10 billion poorer.
For those who were living under the rock, Jeff Bezos is the founder of the Amazon conglomerate all the way back in 1994. He started selling books. And surfing on the success of the dot-net bubbles, he became billionaire and was named the Person of the Year in 1999 by Times Magazine. Amazon turned into profitable company as it began to sell everything, from books to gardening tools. 10 years ago, Amazon entered the area of the e-books, starting to the sell the super successful Kindle e-readers. Amazon bought many companies and brought them into the umbrella, including Audible, the leading DRM protected audiobooks distribution over the internet.
And the Black Friday came and went, and your online shopping on Amazon has made Jeff the richest man in the world.
Let’s see what Cyber Monday has to offer!