Bezos vs. Gates: The World's Richest People

Bezos vs. Gates: The World's Richest People

By The Fiscal Times Staff  // 

With Amazon shares surging, Jeff Bezos briefly surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s richest person. But a late-day selloff meant that the Microsoft founder retained his crown, at least for today. Here are the world’s 15 richest people, based on the Bloomberg Billionaire Index as of July 27, 2017. 

Mike Segar, Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters