See where the Amazon founder is investing his money. : Have you ever wondered what you would do if you were the richest person alive? Some of us couldn’t even dream of what to do with just $1 billion. However, we can take a look at what the actual richest man alive does with his money. In October 2018, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos -- currently the world’s richest man -- had a net worth of $160 billion, according to Forbes.