Last year, Jeff Bezos ended Bill Gates' 24-year run as the world's richest man with a net worth of $160 billion but reportedly, Bill has reclaimed the top spot.

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According to the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, has officially surpassed Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos, this Friday.

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Gates had briefly topped Bezos last month after Amazon's lacklustre Q3 results lost about $7 billion in stock value.

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Apparently, Bill regained his spot after Microsoft stock went up nearly 48% this year, boosting the value of this tech giant.

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Bill debuted on Forbes' first-ever billionaire list in 1987 with a net worth of $1.25 billion, whereas Bezos joined The Forbes 400 list of richest Americans in 1998 with a net worth of $1.6 billion.

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Currently, Bill Gates has once again become the world's richest man with a fortune of $110 billion.