Jeff Bezos

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Jeff Bezos
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Jeff Bezos 2016
Born
Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen

(1964-01-12) January 12, 1964 (age 55)
Alma materPrinceton University (B.S.)
OccupationChairman and CEO of Amazon.com
Net worthUS$137 billion (January 2019)[1]
Spouse(s)
MacKenzie Bezos
(m. 1993; div. 2019)
AwardsTime Person of the Year 1999
Washington CEO Person of The Year at the same time

Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder of Amazon.com. He is also the chairman, president, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Amazon.com . Bezos graduated at Princeton University as a under the Tau Beta Pi Association, was hired at D. E. Shaw & Co. as a financial analyst for before founding Amazon.com in 1994. He is the second richest man in the world as of November 2019 with a net worth of almost US$ 103.7 billion.

When markets opened on July 27, 2017, Bezos briefly became the world's richest person, surpassing Bill Gates with a net worth of just over $90 billion. He lost the title later in the day when Amazon's stock dropped, returning him to second place with a net worth just below $90 billion.[2] On October 27, 2017, Bezos again surpassed Gates on the Forbes list as the richest person in the world.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Forbes Profile: Jeff Bezos". Forbes. Real Time Net Worth. Online: updated every 24-hour market cycle. [Forbes real time net worths] are calculated from locked in stock prices and exchange rates from around the globe.... as well as the vetting of personal balance sheets...CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. "Jeff Bezos was briefly the world's richest person". CNBC.
  3. "Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is The Richest Perosn In The World-Again". Forbes.