Jeff Bezos has a lot to be thankful for after this year's Thanksgiving. 

The Inc. (AMZN) - Get Report CEO is now worth more than $100 billion after a record-setting online shopping weekend kicked off the holiday retail season. That puts him ahead of the previous leader, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) - Get Report co-founder Bill Gates, who is worth $89.1 billion.

Early Monday, Bezos was worth $99.6 billion, according to Forbes. By the opening bell, Bezos surpassed the $100 billion mark, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Bezos made almost $2.4 billion on Black Friday alone. His 78.9 million shares of Amazon are worth about $95 billion Monday, and that's not taking into account any wealth accumulated from his ownership in space exploration company Blue Origin or in the Washington Post. 

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Adobe Analytics found that Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day online sales jumped 17.9% over last year to a record $7.9 billion for 2017. The firm forecasts Cyber Monday, on Nov. 27, could become the largest U.S. online shopping day ever with $6.6 billion in total sales.

Amazon is expected to capture 50% of all online sales growth Monday, according to Bain & Co.

Amazon stock increased 1.8% to $1,206 just after the market open Monday. Since the start of the year, Amazon stock is up about 61%. During the same time, Bezos' wealth has increased 53%.

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