Jeff Bezos Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American businessman, investor, media mogul, and commercial astronaut. Jeff created Amazon. Before taking on the role of executive chairman he served as its president and CEO.

Jeff Bezos Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth142 Billion Dollars
NameJeffrey Preston Bezos
Date of BirthJanuary 12, 1964
Age58 Years
BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United State
SpouseMacKenzie Scott (m. 1993–2019)
EducationPrinceton University, River Oaks Elementary School, Miami Palmetto Senior High School
ProfessionExecutive Chairman of Amazon
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Jeff Bezos Early Life

On January 12, 1964, Jeff Bezos was born in New Mexico. His mother was a high school student when Jeff was born. His father owned a bicycle store. Later, Jeff’s parents got separated. His mother got married to Miguel Bezos when Jeff was 4 years old. The family eventually relocated to Houston. Bezos conducted his science experiments in his parent’s garage while growing up in Texas. He also spent the summers working at his grandparents’ property. Later, Jeff claimed that his summer at the ranch was where he developed his work ethic.

While still a senior in high school, Jeff worked as a short-order cook at McDonald’s. He graduated from high school as the valedictorian and was a National Merit Scholar. He decided to study physics when he enrolled at Princeton University. But his love of computers inspired him to switch to a different major. He received a Phi Beta Kappa degree and had a final GPA of 4.2. A Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and computer science was awarded to him.

Jeff Bezos Career

Jeff started working for Fitel, a company that specialized in financial technology, after graduating from college. He eventually made the move into banking when a product management position at Bankers Trust became available. In 1990, he worked at D. E. Shaw & Co. as a financial analyst. It was a hedge fund that had only recently opened its doors in the hope that cutting-edge mathematical modeling could foretell substantial market gains. In 1994, Jeff was given a promotion to fourth senior vice president. He kept working for D.E. Shaw until that point. A year ago, Jeff developed an interest in the emerging World Wide Web. He made the decision to sell books online because he needed to make a sale.

 Bezos wrote the business strategy for Amazon while traveling from New York to Seattle. He formally founded the business in 1994, opening the first site in his garage. Bezos created Blue Origin, a startup business for human spaceflight, in 2000, in part due to his obsession with space travel. He was selected Time magazine’s Person of the Year in 1999. Additionally, in 2008, Carnegie Mellon University awarded Bezos an honorary doctorate in science and technology.

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Jeff Bezos Wife

Jeff married MacKenzie Scott in 1993. The couple got divorced in 2009. Jeff and Mackenzie have a son together.

Jeff Bezos’s Net Worth

Jeff Bezos has a net worth of 142 Billion dollars as of this writing. He has made his fortune mainly because of the success of Amazon.

Jeff Bezos Body Features

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