Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., introduces the Kindle Fire HD tablets at a news conference in Santa Monica, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Amazon.com Inc. is updating its line of Kindle e-readers and tablets in a bid to stoke consumer demand as Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. join the crowded market of machines challenging Apple Inc.?s iPad. Photographer: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., introduces the Kindle Fire HD tablets at a news conference in Santa Monica, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Amazon.com Inc. is updating its line of Kindle e-readers and tablets in a bid to stoke consumer demand as Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. join the crowded market of machines challenging Apple Inc.?s iPad. Photographer: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the whole world!

The billionaire has over taken Bill Gates as a result of recent surges in Amazon stock, which have pushed him to a net worth of over $90 billion.

Bill Gates’ is also pegged at $90 billion, but Bezos seems to be getting ahead of him.

Bezos had net work of $1.6 billion after Amazon IPO’d in $1998, and was at 18.4 billion in 2012.

In the last five years, he has added an extra $70+ billion!

In case you are wondering where you lie among the wealthy, head over to this website and calculate.