Zuckerberg added $6.2 billion to his net worth, take over two step ahead, ranked (5) world richest Billionaires, after his Facebook posted revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, sending its shares soaring.
Zuckerberg, facebook co-founder, vaulted over Amancio Ortega of Spain and Mexico’s Carlos Slim, who are now ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, on the list of the world’s 500 richest people.
Shares of Menlo Park, California-based Facebook surged 11 percent to $166.69, the biggest one-day gain in three years, boosting Zuckerberg’s worth to $65.6 billion.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos added $3.8 billion on the day and remains the world’s richest person with $142.1 billion worth, ahead of former richest man 2017 (2) Bill Gates, with $95.8 billion.
Because overtook the Microsoft Corp. co-founder for the top spot 15 months ago.