Jeffrey Preston Bezos best known as Jeff Bezos is a successful American internet and aerospace entrepreneur and investor also known as the founder and CEO of Amazon. He is the richest person in the world with a net worth of $116.7 billion.

Full Name: Jeffrey Preston Bezos
Net Worth: $116.7 billion (2020)
Date of Birth: January 12, 1964
Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Height: 1.71m
Weight: 70kg
Parents: Ted Jorgensen & Miguel Bezos (Father), Jacklyn Bezos (Mother)
Spouse: Mackenzie Bezos (1993-2018)
Children: 4 (3 sons & one daughter)


                              A 17 years old high school student Jacklyn and a bike shop owner Ted Jorgensen gave birth to the richest person in the world with a net worth of $116.7 million (2020) on January 12, 1964. After Jeff’s mother Jacklyn divorced with his father Ted, She married Miguel Bezos in April 1968 and changed her surname to Bezos.

                              Jeff Bezos graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with a Bachelor in Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as a major with a 4.2 GPA.  After his graduation, he first worked at Fitel, a fintech telecommunication startup. After that, he joined D.E. Shaw & Co. in 1990, At the age of 30, he became D.E. Shaw’s fourth senior vice-president and worked there until 1994.


                              Bezos decided to establish an online book store in late 1993 and left his job at D.E. Shaw to found Amazon in his garage. He initially named his new company as Cadabra and later changed it to Amazon. He invests $300,000 in Amazon from his parents. At first, Amazon was an online book store but later Bezos decided to expand other products too. Amazon is the largest e-commerce site in the world at the moment.

Bezos’s Amazon headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the USA is recently known for its well-established industries through technical innovation and mass scale.