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Bloomberg's Billionaire Index: Jeff Bezos richest man in modern history

But you know who's winning in all of this... Jeff Bezos. According to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index- a daily tracker of the world's richest people, Bezos was worth more than $150 billion, which makes him the richest person in modern history. Behind Bezos on the index is Bill Gates with a $95.5 billion fortune followed by Warren Buffett with $83 billion.