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Bill Gates joins Jeff Bezos as the only two members of the $100 billion club

Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of, left, and Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder. 
2016 file photo, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of, s
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder om 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Microsoft co-founder Gates, with a fortune valued at $100 billion, and Amazon CEO Bezos, now worth $145.6 billion, are the only two people in the world who are centibillionaires, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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