Jeff Bezos, is an American entrepreneur and founder, Chairman and CEO of the famous online shopping retailer, ‘Amazon.com’. The website began as an online store for books and found their way into wide variety of products. It is now the largest website retailer, on the World Wide Web (WWW). On July 27th, he was briefly the world’s richest person, when the markets opened, beating Bill Gates. However, he later lost the title on the same day, when Amazon’s stock price dropped.
After completing his graduation from Princeton University, he began working with Wall Street. In Wall Street, he was working in the Computer field. Later he worked with an International trading company named, ‘Fitel’ and later with ‘Bankers Trust’. In the year 1994, he wrote a business plan for his company Amazon, during his trip from New York to Seattle. Initially, he set up his company in his garage and quit his company to concentrate on his company’s growth.
He is known for his knowledge in business details. From the year 2015, his company started receiving more recognition and he sold over 1 millions shares of the company for around $671 million. He also found a human space lift company named, ‘Blue Origin’. In the year 2015, this company successfully launched a new space vehicle named, ‘New Shepard’, which flew into space reaching an altitude of 329,839 feet. He also sold about $1 billion of Amazon’s stock, in order to finance his Blue Origin company.
In addition to this, he is also first shareholders of Google, in the year 1998. He has also invested in Unity Biotechnology, for its research in slowing the process of ageing.
Jeff Bezos Height: Unknown
Jeff Bezos Net Worth: $90 million
Jeff Bezos Biography:
- Name: Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
- Nick Name: Jeff Bezos
- Profession: Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Amazon.com
- Date of Birth: January 12, 1964
- Age: 53 years
- Schooling: Miami Palmetto High School
- College: Princeton University
- Qualification: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Father: Ted Jorgensen
- Step Father: Miguel Bezos
- Mother: Jacklyn Bezos
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: MacKenzie Bezos