The founder of the holding company Inditex (the brands Zara, Pull&Bear and Massimo Dutti) Amancio Ortega was able to take the Microsoft co-founder bill gates ‘ status as the richest man in the world, says the American Forbes.
At the time of publication in the Forbes ranking, updated in real time, Ortega took first place, and his fortune was estimated at $78 billion As bill gates, according to Forbes, at that time was $77,9 billion.
According to Forbes, Ortega is ahead of the gates is not the first time in recent days. First it happened on Wednesday, September 7, when Inditex shares on the stock exchange rose by 2.5%, resulting in the state of Ortega, according to the publication, increased by $1.7 billion By Friday morning bill gates has regained the lead in the ranking of the richest billionaires: Inditex shares fell by 2.8%, and as Ortega fell to $77.8 billion, the newspaper writes.
Bill gates headed the list of Forbes 17 times in the last 22 years.
According to Forbes, Amancio Ortega, the richest businessman of Spain and the richest retailer in the world. In the fall of 2015 the Creator of the brand Zara, I had already managed to overtake gates as the richest billionaires.
The text is updated…