Jeff Bezos 2005
|Born||Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
January 12, 1964
Albuquerque, New Mexico
|Alma mater||Princeton University (B.S.)|
|Occupation||Chairman and CEO of Amazon.com|
|Net worth||US$93.9 billion (October 2017)|
|Awards||Time Person of the Year 1999
Washington CEO Person of The Year at the same time
Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder of Amazon.com. He is also the chairman, president, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Amazon.com. Bezos graduated at Princeton University as a under the Tau Beta Pi Association, was hired at D. E. Shaw & Co. as a financial analyst for before founding Amazon.com in 1994. He is the richest man in the world as of October 2017 with a net worth of almost US$ 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. On October 27, 2017, Bezos again surpassed Gates on the Forbes list as the richest person in the world.
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- "Profile: Jeff Bezos". Forbes. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
- "Jeff Bezos was briefly the world's richest person". CNBC.
- "Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is The Richest Perosn In The World-Again". Forbes.