The founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos briefly replaced Bill Gates to become the world's Richest Man with a net worth of $91.4 billion on Thursday, reported by the Guardian.

Jeff Bezos' fortune jumped to $91 billion

According to the Forbes' real time billionaire index, Bezos' fortune jumped to $91 billion, leaving behind the fortune of Bill Gates at $90 billion. Bill Gates has been ruling on the world's richest man position since 2013 but a sudden rise in the Amazon's share price pulled him down to the second richest man on the planet for a while. Bill Gates regained the top position after few hours as the share price of Amazon fell down but with less than $1 billion difference.

Bezos (53) owns 17 percent of share in the Amazon and also owns some other business, BBC reported. His fortune is two times bigger than Ford owner. Mark Zuckerberg (33) and Jeff Bezos are the fastest growing entrepreneurs who obtained the position in the top 5 richest people in the world.

During the start of 2017, Bezos had secured the fourth rank in the richest list after Bill Gates (Microsoft owner), Warren Buffett (American investor), and Amancio Ortega (Inditex founder).

Bezos: Some quick facts

Bezos was born in 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He started Amazon in 1994 from his garage by selling books and later spread it to the global level. Earlier this year, he bought a $23 million museum in Washington DC and will convert it into the house for his family then they will be neighbors of Obamas as well as Ivanka and Jared Kushner, according to BBC.

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The total online shopping business hold by Amazon in the US is 43% and around 64 million people joined the Amazon's Prime service. The shares of Amazon have risen this year and made a company's total net worth $500 billion. Every year, Bezos invest $1 billion Amazon's stock in the "Blue Origin", a company founded by him in 2000 for commercial space travel.

Bezos is also the philanthropists and recently tweeted about his philanthropic ideas. He said, "I want much of my philanthropic activity to be helping people in the here and now – short term – at the intersection of urgent need and lasting impact."

Forbes is calculating the wealth of billionaires since 1987 and Jeff Bezos is the seventh person who won the world's richest man crown. According to Forbes, Bezos would not be able to beat Bill Gates if he had not donated some part of his wealth. Bill Gates has been the world's richest person for 18 times in past 23 years, according to Forbes.