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CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos Net Worth 2022& House; Who is his Wife? Kids

CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos Net Worth 2022& House; Who is his Wife? Kids

Facts of Jeff Bezos

Full Name: Jeff Bezos
Birth Date: January 12, 1964
Age: 58 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Businessman, Entrepreneur
Country: United States
Horoscope: Capricorn
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
DatingLauren Sanchez
Net Worth157.7 billion USD
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorBald
Birth PlaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico
StatusIn relation
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityNorth American
EducationPrinceton University
FatherTed Jorgensen
MotherJacklyn Bezos
Instagram Jeff Bezos Instagram
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Jeff Bezos is a retail entrepreneur as well as an investor in America. He is popularly known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.

How old is Jeff Bezos?

Jeff Bezos entered this world on 12 January 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the USA. His birth name is Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen. Currently, his age is 55 and his sun sign is Capricorn. The name of his parents is Jacklyn and Ted Jorgensen.

When he was just four years old, his parents divorced. After that, his mother married Miguel Bezos and adopted Jeff. He has a sister named Christina Bezos and a brother named Mark Bezos.

Jeff Bezos's mother, Jacklyn
Caption: Jeff Bezos’s mother, Jacklyn

His family moved to Miami, Florida. As for his education, he attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School, located at 7460 S.W. 118th Street in Pinecrest, Florida. After that, he attended the Student Science Training Program at the University of Florida and won a Silver Knight Award in 1982.

After high school graduation, he enrolled at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1986.

Is Jeff Bezos still Married after his Divorce?

Bezos was a married man for a long period of time. He married the American novelist MacKenzie Bezos. The couple got married back in 1993. The couple has been married for over two decades now and they were living a happily married life.

They together have three children, but the names of their children have not been disclosed to the media. The ex-couple has adopted them from China. Jeff says that his wife was one who motivated him to become a successful entrepreneur. However, in 2019, they got divorced. As per some sources, it came out that he is in a secret relationship with Lauren Sanchez who is a news anchor.

There was a rumor that he is having a divorce from his wife MacKenzie Bezos and later the news was true. Later there were some rumors that the main reason behind their divorce was Jeff was having a secret relationship with anchor Lauren Sanchez.

Body Measurement

Jeff has a perfect height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.76m) tall and his weight is 75 kg. In addition, his hairstyle is Bald and his eye color is light brown.

How much is Jeff Bezos’s Net Worth and Salary?

Currently, he is the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $158.8 billion USD before the divorce. After the divorce, Jeff estimated net worth is above $110 billion as per early Thursday afternoon stock prices. He is still the world’s richest man after his divorce. His base salary is actually quite modest: $81,840 a year. Actually, Bezos started 2018 with a net worth of around $100 billion.

Previously, in 2018 Amazon has an estimated total of 566,000 employees worldwide. If the company CEO decided to pass along his $40 billion in increased net worth in 2018 to his workers, each of them would get about $70,000—which is more than twice the median Amazon employee’s salary.

Nevertheless, Jeff has now de-throned Bill Gates and has become the richest man in the world. He has just bought an $80 million mega-residence in New York City and CNBC has an inside look at the penthouse.

Record-Breaking Divorce Settlement of Jeff Bezos

The CEO and president of Amazon, Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos, an American novelist and billionaire have been agreed on a record-breaking divorce settlement worth at least $35bn (£27bn). MacKenzie will retain a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband founded for 25 years.

The novelist will also give up her interests in the Washington Post newspaper and her space travel firm Blue Origin. The deal dwarfs a previous $3.8bn record set by art dealer Alec Wildenstein and his wife Jocelyn. She made the announcement on Twitter – her first and only one since joining the microblogging website this month – stating that she was “grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage to Bezos with support from each other”.

Works and Achievements

In 1995, he made a cross-country drive from New York to Seattle and initially set up the company in his garage. He founded Amazon.com in 1994 where he started the biggest career of his life. Since then, he has been working as the chairman and chief executive officer of Amazon.com.

Jeff Bezos, Entrepreneur
Caption: Jeff Bezos, Entrepreneur

In addition, he was also one of the first investors in Google, investing $250,000 in 1998. He founded Blue Origin, a human spaceflight startup company in 2000. Jeff was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year in 1999. In the year 2008, he was selected as one of America’s best leaders. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008.

Besides this, in 2012, Bezos was named Businessperson of The Year by Fortune. Likewise, in 2014, he was ranked the best CEO in the world by Harvard Business Review.

Career

  • After graduating from Princeton University, Jeff began his career working on Wall Street in the computer science field.
  • After that, he worked on building a network for international trade for a company known as Fitel.
  • Shortly, he began working for Bankers Trust.