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Bezos becomes first $100 billion Forbes billionaire

Jeff Bezos at an Oscar after-party.
The $112 billion man. Photo: J. Merritt / Getty Images

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops the annual Forbes lists of billionaires with an estimated net worth of $112 billion. He's followed by Bill Gates at $90 billion and Warren Buffett at $84 billion. Mark Zuckerberg is #5 with $71 billion.

Behind the numbers: Forbes says it counted a record 2,208 billionaires worth a total of $9.1 trillion, up 18% since the year before. Most billionaires are America. [The full list]