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Bill Gates Joins Amazon's Jeff Bezos As a Centi-Billionaire, Becomes The 2nd Person In The World To Be Worth $100 Billion

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, become the world's second 'centi-billionaire' after his fortune reached the $100 billion thresholds. 

According to Bloomberg, which tracks the wealth of the planet's richest people through its Billionaires Index, the Microsoft co-founder has already earned $9.5 billion so far this year - taking him right up to the magic $100 billion marks.  

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the first centi-billionare in history in November 2017 and is now worth $146 billion. 

Bezos, who started e-commerce marketplace Amazon in 1994, has amassed a staggering $20.7 billion since January 1.