Bill Gates is no longer the richest person in the world

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Bill Gates just lost his spot atop the ranks of the richest men in the world. Amancio Ortega, the Spanish owner of the Zara retail chain, surpassed Gates net worth by $1 billion after a boost in shares from Ortega’s business Inditex, a parent company of Zara.

Bill Gates is technically unemployed and have been giving his fortune away since leaving Microsoft in 2000, a company that he built after dropping out of collge.

Last modified: September 10, 2016

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