Bill Gates tops second spot of the centi-billionaire list globally

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 16: Co-chairman and co-founder of the The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates speaks to the media after his meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on April 16, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)

Bill Gates, is now crowned the world’s second ‘centi-billionaire’ after his fortune maxed out to a total $100B USD.

As per Bloomberg, which tracks the abundance of the planet’s most extravagant individuals through its Billionaires Index, Mr. Gates has officially earned $9.5 billion so far this year – taking him straight up to the $100B mark.

Amazon owner, Jeff Bezos turned into the first centi-billionare in history in November 2017 and is currently worth $146 billion.

Bezos, who began Amazon in 1994, has amassed a stunning $20.7 billion since January 1st.

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