Zara founder Amancio Ortega surpases Bill Gates as the world’s richest man

Amancio Ortega the founder of fashion giant Zara, has surpassed Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world. According to Forbes, shares of Ortega’s parent company, Inditex, rose 2.5% boosting Spaniard’s fortune to $79.5 billion. Currently Bill Gates’ net worth stands at $78.5 billion. The 80-year-old Amancio Ortega founded  Zara with his then-wife Rosalia in 1975. Presently, his…