|Date of birth||January 12, 1964|
|Age|| 57 years old
|Place of birth||Albuquerque, New Mexico|
|Birth name||Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen|
|Profession||Chief Executive Officer of Amazon.com
|Residence||Beverly Hills Home, California, United States
|Religion||Jeff has never disclosed his religious details|
|Education/ Qualification||Bachelor of Science and Commerce|
|River Oaks Elementary School
Miami Palmetto High School
|College/ University||Princeton University|
|Siblings||Sister: Christina Bezos
Brother: Mark Bezos
|Children||3 Sons and 1 daughter
The couple adopted the daughter from China
|Jett||Dassault Falcon 900 EX|
|Cars||1996 Honda Accord
1988 Chevrolet Blazer
|Properties||3 linked Apartments
Beverly Hills Mansion
Medina Mansion in Lake Washington
Who is Jeff Bezos?
Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest billionaire and founder of Amazon- an e-commerce company. Also, he laid the foundation of Blue Origin. After graduation, he opened an e-commerce store named Amazon.com and emerged as a pioneer. Now, he is known as the Chief Executive Officer of Amazon. Jeff Bezos’s net worth leads him to the topmost position of the billionaires’ list.
From childhood, he has shown a keen interest in technologies and computers. So, he has developed technological proficiencies from a young age. His inventions in early childhood had alarmed his siblings and friends.
Career in Finance
After completing graduation, Jeff Bezos worked at several firms, and in 1900, he became the vice president of D.E. Shaw. He was getting a great profit from his lucrative finance career when he decided to take a risky move and put his first step in the e-commerce industry. He formed an online e-commerce store and again, here his career has been meteoric. At that time, he envisioned himself as a successful entrepreneur.
In 1998, he diversified his Amazon store through retail partnerships. It was the time when Amazon flourished and got a yearly sale of about 17 billion dollars in 2011. He furthermore created Amazon studios and experimented with successful drone delivery.
While working as the Vice President at D.E. Shaw, he met MacKenzie and dated her for three months before getting engaged. In 1993, the couple decided to tie a knot and married shortly after the engagement. The couple remains together for more than 25 years and after facing some ups and downs together, they decided to get separated in 2019.
Some Facts about Jeff Bezos Life
- Jeff Bezos owns an 11.1% stake as Chief Executive Officer at Amazon.
- In the pandemic situation, he hired 175,000 additional workers in 2020.
- Amid the pandemic, he decided to donate 100 million dollars to feed America.
- Amazon, an e-commerce company, gained 280.5 billion dollars in revenue two years ago.
- In the same year (i.e. in 2019), his company recorded a net profit of 11.5 billion dollars.
- An aerospace company Blue Origin and The Washington Post are under the control of Jeff Bezos.
- In February 2021, Jeff Bezos announced that he will step down in the third quarter of this year, to focus on other projects. Andy Jassy (the current CEO of Amazon Web Services) will replace him as the CEO of the company.
Jeff Bezos Net Worth Overtime
Let’s have a look at the net worth of Amazon’s Chief Executive Officer:
March 2016: 45.2 billion dollars
October 2016: 67 billion dollars
March 2017: 72.8 billion dollars
October 2017: 81.5 billion dollars
March 2018: 112 billion dollars
October 2018: 160 billion dollars
March 2019: 131 billion dollars
October 2019: 114 billion dollars
April 2020: 113 billion dollars
September 2020: 179 billion dollars
December 2020: 182 billion dollars
In February 2021, the net worth of this ultra-rich person is 196.2 billion dollars.
Summary of the Jeff Bezos Net Worth
Jeff Bezos is known as the billionaire of this era. The International Monetary Fund has put the statistical data in its report. According to that data, countries like Hungary and Ukraine have gross domestic products sufficient for their natives.
But when we compare these countries’ products with the net worth of the richest person in the world, we come to know that Jeff Bezos Net Worth is higher than that. How blessed he is!
Quotes by Jeff Bezos
‘If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.’
‘I didn’t think I’d regret trying and failing. And I suspected I would always be haunted by a decision to not try at all.’
‘A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.’