Bezos' wealth has grown more than $5 billion since June 1 to beat Bill Gates, the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, who is the second-richest man in the world with $92.9 billion.
Warren Buffet, one of the most successful investors in the world, trailed in the third place with a total of wealth of $82.2 billion, reported Xinhua news agency.
Fortune's last list release showed that Amazon ranked eighth on the 2018 list of America's largest companies, with revenues of $177.87 billion.
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