Jeff Bezos is now the world's second richest


Bezos, 53, added $1.5 billion to his fortune as Amazon.com Inc rose $18.32 on Wednesday, a day after the e-commerce giant said it plans to buy Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com.

Bezos has a net worth of $75.6 billion on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, $700 million more than Berkshire Hathaway’s Buffett and $1.3 billion above Ortega, the founder of Inditex SA and Europe’s richest person.   KING OF AMAZON Amazon’s founder has added $10.2 billion this year to his wealth and $7 billion since the global.

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