Bill Gates is the second-richest person in the world. The Microsoft cofounder is worth an estimated $104 billion, accordingto the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

His wealth is surpassed only by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who has a current net worth of $118 billion.

The next-richest person after Gates is Bernard Arnault, the French businessman who runs luxury-goods empire LVMH and is worth an estimated $92 billion.

Gates is so rich that an average American spending $1 is similar to Gates spending $1.06 million. And that's after the Microsoft cofounder has given away approximately 27% of his net worth to charity over the years.

Here are 11 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Gates really is.

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