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Jeff Bezos said Tuesday that he will step down as chief executive of Amazon, leaving the company he founded 27 years ago. According to Forbes, Bezos is the richest person in the world. Here are the top 15 wealthiest.

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    Jeff Bezos, $193.6 billion

    Jeff Bezos, $193.6 billion

    Jeff Bezos, 57, is the founder of Amazon.

    Mukesh D. Ambani, $74.4 billion

    Mukesh D. Ambani, $74.4 billion

    Mukesh D. Ambani, 63, is the chairman Reliance Industries Ltd. Reliance owns businesses across India engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail and telecommunications.

    Ma Huateng, $71.1 billion

    Ma Huateng, $71.1 billion

    Ma Huateng, 49, is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Tencent, one of the largest internet and technology companies in the world. The company develops China's biggest mobile instant messaging service, WeChat.

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