Jeff Bezos

Quick Facts

Full NameJeffrey Preston Bezos (né Jorgensen)
Date of BirthJanuary 12, 1964 (age 60)
Place of BirthAlbuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
EducationPrinceton University (BSE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
OccupationsBusinessman, Media Proprietor, Investor
Known ForFounding Amazon, Blue Origin, and owning The Washington Post
TitleFounder and Executive Chairman of Amazon, Founder of Blue Origin, Owner of The Washington Post, Founder of Bezos Expeditions, Executive Chair of Bezos Earth Fund
Net WorthApproximately $201.4 billion
ParentsJackie Bezos and Ted Jorgensen
StepfatherMiguel “Mike” Bezos
SiblingsMark Bezos (half-brother)
Marital StatusMacKenzie Scott (m. 1993; div. 2019)
PartnerLauren Sánchez (engaged, 2019–present)
Early LifeRaised in Houston and Miami, attended River Oaks Elementary School and Miami Palmetto High School
Early InterestsDisplayed scientific interests, rigged an electric alarm in his room
College ActivitiesMember of the Quadrangle Club, President of Princeton’s chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)
Career StartWorked on Wall Street in various fields from 1986 to early 1994
Amazon FoundingFounded Amazon in 1994 during a road trip from New York City to Seattle
Amazon’s ExpansionExpanded Amazon from an online bookstore to a major e-commerce, cloud computing, and AI company
Blue OriginFounded in 2000, reached space with New Shepard in 2015, Bezos flew to space in 2021
The Washington PostPurchased in 2013 for $250 million
Major InvestmentsManages investments through venture capital firm Bezos Expeditions, co-founded Altos Labs in 2021
CEO TransitionStepped down as Amazon CEO on July 5, 2021, succeeded by Andy Jassy
Wealth MilestonesFirst centibillionaire on Forbes Real Time Billionaires Index, net worth exceeded $200 billion in 2020
PhilanthropyExecutive Chair of Bezos Earth Fund supports various initiatives through Bezos Expeditions

Jeff Bezos Net Worth

Jeff Bezos’s net worth is approximately 201.4 billion USD.

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