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Is Amazon founder Jeff Bezos the richest person ever?

Ten days into 2018, Bezos, who is a thorn in the side of Donald Trump, sees his personal wealth soar by $6bnJust 10 days into 2018 and Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and a thorn in the side of Donald Trump, has seen his personal wealth soar by $6bn (£4.4bn).The man at the helm of the sprawling online empire – which accounted for an extraordinary 89% of online Christmas trading at big US retailers – Bezos is now worth $106bn, enough to pay off Britain’s budget deficit twice over...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 10 January