Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur Jeff Bezos is the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com and owner of ‘The Washington Post.’ His successful business ventures have made him one of the richest people in the world.
Here is the summary of Jeff Bezos’s net worth in 2019, lifestyle and earnings.
Jeff Bezos Early Life
Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to a teenage mother, Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, and his biological father, Ted Jorgensen. The Jorgensens were married less than a year, and when Bezos was 4 years old his mother re-married, to Cuban immigrant Mike Bezos.
Jeff Bezos completed his schooling from Miami Palmetto High School and River Oaks Elementary School and Miami Palmetto High School. Later he went to Princeton University to complete his graduation. Jeff Bezos married his long-term girlfriend, Mackenzie Bezos in 1993. The couple has four beautiful children together.
Jeff Bezos Career
Bezos oversaw one of Amazon’s few major missteps when the company launched the Fire Phone in 2014; criticized for being too gimmicky, it was discontinued the following year. However, Bezos did score a victory with the development of original content through Amazon Studios. After premiering several new programs in 2013, Amazon hit it big in 2014 with the critically acclaimed Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle.
One of the reasons for the popularity of Amazon.com is that it comprises of all types of products, from electronics to cookware to stationary. Just name the service or the product, and the website has it for its customers.
He has appeared in movies like ‘Star Trek Beyond’.
Jeff Bezos is also an active philanthropist and can be seen making huge donations for charity. In 2012, he donated over $2.5 million for Same-Sex Marriage referendum. He also funds several research foundations like ‘Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’ etc.
Jeff Bezos Awards & Achievements
Jeff Bezos has been included in the richest people list launched by every magazine. In 1999 he was titled as the ‘Person of the Year’ by the Time Magazine. In 2012, fortune declared him as the ‘Businessperson of the Year’. In 2015 he was also awarded ‘Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization’.
Jeff Bezos Net Worth
Jeff Bezos has an estimated net worth of over $105 billion. He has fueled most of his fortune through his Billion dollar company, and share investments like Google mentioned above. He also makes millions by funding small startups which help him generate an extensive amount of revenue.