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Jeff Bezos Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Net Worth, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 3, 2021

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Short Biography

Jeff Bezos was born on 12-01-1964 in Albuquerque in the state of New Mexico, United States. He is an American Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist, Engineer, Chairperson, CEO & Founder of Amazon (an E-commerce Company) & Blue Origin (an Aerospace Company). In Feb 2021, it has been declared that the CEO post will be replaced by Andy Jassy in 2021's 3rd quarter and Jeff will become the cretive director of the Amazon.

Other Name: Jeffrey Preston Bezos, Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
Other Professions: Entrepreneur Investor Philanthropist Engineer Chairperson CEO Founder

Jeff Bezos Complete Bio & Career

Jeff Bezos’s mother divorced his father and married a Cuban immigrant name Miguel Bezos and he shifted with his mother to Houston, Texas. He started his first business venture during his high school days. He started an educational summer camp called the Dream Institute.
During his time in college, he did various summer jobs just to gain work experience. After completion of his graduation, he worked at numerous prestigious on Wall Street, New York such as D.E. Shaw and Fitel Bankers Trust among others. He became the youngest Vice President of D. E. Shaw & Co, New York in the year 1990. He after serving for four years quit his job in order to start something of his own.
He founded in the year 1995. He started off by selling books online and a couple of years later, he decided to list his company. Thus Amazon finally listed in the year 1997. Soon after the company went public, he decided to grow the company’s portfolio and in the next 5 years, the company had clothes and CDs in its portfolio. In 2003, he started an online portal to sell sporting goods which offered around 3,000 different brands. His company grew immensely in that decade and also started selling almost all items ranging from electronics to cosmetics. To compete with the growing demand of iPad, he brought into the market Kindle Fire which was a revelation for e-readers as it has grabbed 80percent of the market among e-readers.
Then came one of the biggest deals of his company after his company acquired The Washington Post Co., for a whopping $250 million. Besides that looking at the rising demand in web series, he launched the Amazon Studios and launched various Web Series and also started showing famous Television Series online. This was again a revelation in this sector. He has made one-click shopping a household thing and Amazon today is the world’s largest online shopping portal in the world.

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Jeff Bezos Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a bike shop owner Ted Jorgensen & Jacklyn Bezos. His mother remarried to Miguel Bezos after divorced with Jeff Bezos' father.  He has a brother named Mark Bezos and a sister named Christina Bezos. He married an American Novelist MacKenzie S. Tuttle on 04-09-1993 and together the couple was blessed with four children including a daughter and three sons. The couple divorced after 25 years of their marriage on 05-07-2019.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Bald

Personal Info

Home Town Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
School River Oaks Elementary School, Houston, Texas, United States
Miami Palmetto High School, Florida, United States
College Princeton University, New Jersey, United States
Qualification Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
Hobbies Travelling, Playing Golf, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut He first worked at Fitel, a financial telecommunications start-up, where he was tasked with building a network for international trade.
Salary N/A
Net Worth $150 Billion
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Place London, Paris
Favorite Food Non Veg Food, Fish, Prawns

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jeff Bezos

  • He received the Axel Springer Award in the year 2018.
  • He was ranked first among the world's most successful CEOs by Harvard Business Review in 2014.
  • He was inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame in 2017.
  • He also owned Alexa Internet, Amazon Kindle, Bookseller, Reflexive Entertainment,, Amazon SimpleDB, IMDB, Amazon Mechanical Turk, and Sellaband.
  • His divorce with MacKenzie Tuttle was thus far the biggest divorce deal in history.
  • After divorce settlement, his ex-wife MacKenzie Tuttle became the fourth richest woman in the world.

Jeff Bezos Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

59 years, 10months, 19 days old age Jeff Bezos will turn 60 on 12 January, 2024. Only 1 months, 10 days, 19 hours,50 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Jeff Bezos has celebrated the total number of 59 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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