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World’s first quadrillionaire, meet the man who was richer than the entire world’s GDP.

This is not a fantasy tale or fictitious story, but here this person had become the world’s first quadrillionaire for some minutes. Chris Reynolds had become the richest man ever in the world when PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion.

Who is this world’s first quadrillionaire?

56 year old, Chris Reynolds from Pennsylvania had once discovered that PayPal accidentally gives him $92 quadrillion, to be precise $92,233,720,368,547,800. This happened when he took his monthly statement from the company, he was shocked to find that he was officially the richest man ever in the world or probably the richest this world would ever see.

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Christ Reynold, the world’s first quadrillionaire

When Daily News approached him, Chris Reynolds who was shocked by this incident stated, “At first I thought that I owed quadrillions. It was quite a big surprise.” This was one of the most popular technical error made by PayPal in the year 2013. He was surprised to learn that he was the world’s first quadrillionaire.

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How much money does the richest man ever in the world have?

Jeff Bezoz, the founder and CEO of Amazon is the richest man ever in the world with an approximate net worth of 201 billion dollars. The annual ranking of documented net worth titled the World’s Billionaires shows that the combined net worth of the 2,755 billionaires is $13.1 trillion. Just for an update, we have presented a chart to show where a quadrillion lies.

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PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion

Chris Reynolds adds that he had been a PayPal customer for more than a decade and he uses it to purchase various products from different e-stores. He said that he usually spends more than a hundred dollars per month with PayPal.

PayPal acknowledged their error and also offered an unspecific amount of money to Reynolds as a damage of their error. “This is obviously an error and we appreciate that Mr. Reynolds understood this was the case,” CNN quoted PayPal as saying in a statement.

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This might be a mistake that Paypal created the world’s first quadrillionaire, but imagine having a quadrillion dollars in your account tomorrow and you become the richest man ever in the world. What would you do with all that money?

Amal Varghesehttp://moonjis.com
Lecturer by profession, a philologist by qualification and a scribbler by passion. Like John Lennon says, "I believe in everything until it is disapproved, so I believe in fairies, myths and dragons", everything around me is an illusion and a reality. I am basically you, but I am a confined me.
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