Jeff Bezos Net Worth

Personal details

Date of birth January 12, 1964
Age  57 years old

 

Place of birth Albuquerque, New Mexico
Birth name Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Profession Chief Executive Officer of Amazon.com

Entrepreneur

 

Residence Beverly Hills Home, California, United States

 

Religion Jeff has never disclosed his religious details
Language English
Ethnicity White
Nationality American

Educational Details

Education/ Qualification Bachelor of Science and Commerce
School

 

River Oaks Elementary School

Miami Palmetto High School

College/ University Princeton University

 

Family information

Father Ted Jorgensen
Mother Jacklyn Bezos
Siblings Sister: Christina Bezos

Brother: Mark Bezos

 

Wife MacKenzie Bezos

 

Children 3 Sons and 1 daughter

The couple adopted the daughter from China

 

Style Quotient

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.

Marital Life

 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.’