Although intently $2 billion drop in his fortune, the founder and CEO of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote remains the richest man on the African soil with the total net worth of $12.4 billion.
As of now, he’s 100th positioned, as per Forbes Billionaires list which also included Jeff Bezos, the founder of the world’s e-commerce giant, Amazon, Inc. as the current world’s richest man.
In March, Jeff’s wealth bounced from $112 billion to $151.4 billion starting yesterday, Dangote’s wealth sunk from $14.1 billion to $12.4 billion.
Nonetheless, the $12.4 billion was higher than the $12.2 billion he was worth earlier. As indicated by Forbes, Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest in modern history. The Bloomberg Billionaires Index said the e-commerce giant Co-Founder’s wealth hit $150 billion in New York City on Monday
Jeff Bezos, 54, is currently $55 billion more than Microsoft Co-Founder, Bill Henry Gates who’s currently the second richest man on earth.
This simply means the Amazon Co-Founder is richer than anybody else on the planet earth.
Jeff crossed the level as Amazon was in preparations to begin it’s 36 hour summer sales discount day event which got off to a difficult start as suddenly hit the company’s mobile app and website.
Amazon shares which expanded to $1,841.95 on Monday, diminished the income, closing at $1,822.49.