Forbes: Amazon founder entered the top three of the world's billionaires

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Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, has become the third richest man in the world, according to Forbes.

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, has become the third richest man in the world, according to Forbes.

This happened thanks to Amazon and a significant profit increase in the value of its shares.

Mr. Bezos has 18% Amazon's shares, which rose by 2% on Thursday.

Status businessman Forbes estimated at US $ 65.3 billion.

For these calculations, Mr. Bezos just ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates with 78 billion dollars. And founder of Zara Amancio Ortega with 73.1 billion.

Amazon's - one of the first online trading platforms - established in 1994

Amazon Earnings exceeded the expectations of analysts, who grew up in the second quarter by 31% compared to last year.

Revenues amounted to 857 million dollars., Compared with 92 million in 2015.

Previously, Amazon had the reputation of the company that announces a small income or lack of them, but in the past year as it looks, this situation has changed.

From February of the company shares rose nearly 50%.

Amazon Prime program, which offers customers additional services, such as free shipping, based on an annual subscription, showed a significant increase due to abroad.

In June, Amazon launched in India with its large consumer market.

Amazon Cloud services also rose significantly.

The Company does not report on the number of participants in Amazon Prime, but according to estimates Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, only there are about 63 million in the United States.

According to analysts, the program members spend an average of $ 1200 a year, and not the members -. About 500 dollars.

Amazon Cloud services also rose significantly.

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