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Monday, July 25, 2016

Warren Buffett drops to 4th place on the World Billionaires Index

Warren Buffett is now the fourth-richest person in the world.

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos surpassed Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett to snag the number three spot behind Spain’s Amancio Ortega, the founder of the clothing retailer Zara, and Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, and the world’s richest person. Both are worth $73 billion and $89 billion, respectively.

Bezos’s net worth was $65.05 billion on Thursday, which topped Buffett by $32 million on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.