22.03.2018 by Tiago Veloso

The annual Global 500 report from Brand Finance is out and the news is in: Amazon’s value increased a whopping 42%, bringing them to a net worth of $150.8 million and the top spot on the list, edging out both Google and Apple. Of course, the e-commerce giant has one man largely to thank for its incredible success – Founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos.

Bezos has a net worth of $132 billion, officially making him the wealthiest man in the world. (Yes, even wealthier than Bill Gates.) Just how did a man with a dream to sell books online become a ground-breaking tech giant? We explored the rise of Jeff Bezos with this interactive infographic:

 

 

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