Jeff Bezos

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Jeff Bezos
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Jeff Bezos 2005
Born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
January 12, 1964 (1964-01-12) (age 53)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Alma mater Princeton University (B.S.)
Occupation Chairman and CEO of Amazon.com
Net worth US$93.9 billion (October 2017)[1]
Awards Time 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 richest man in the world as of October 2017 with a net worth of almost US$ 94 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]

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