Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor. Bezos is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon, having previously served as chairman, president and CEO of the company. Bezos founded Amazon in late 1994, on a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle. The company began as an online bookstore and has since expanded to a wide variety of other e-commerce products and services, including video and audio streaming, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
Bezos founded the aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company Blue Origin in 2000. He also purchased the major American newspaper The Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million, and manages many other investments through his venture capital firm, Bezos Expeditions. On February 2, 2021, Bezos announced that he would step down as the CEO of Amazon sometime in the third quarter of 2021 and transition into the role of executive chairman, officially stepping down on July 5, 2021.
Jeff Bezos has an estimated net worth of $151 billion.
|Net Worth:||$151 Billion|
|Date of birth:||January 12, 1964|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Source of wealth:||Founder and executive chairman of Amazon|