USAToday Reports: Amazon’s Bezos now fourth-richest in world

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon stock rose $23 a share Tuesday, making founder Jeff Bezos worth $2 billion more dollars and hiking his total worth up to $61.2 billion.

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon stock rose $23 a share Tuesday, making founder Jeff Bezos worth $2 billion more dollars and hiking his total worth up to $61.2 billion.

That put him in fourth place as the world’s richest person, according to Bloomberg’s Bloomberg Billionaires list.

Amazon stock (AMZN) closed at $703.07 Tuesday.

It also narrows the gap between Bezos, 52, and number three on the list, investor Warren Buffett, 85.

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