Jeff Bezos Biography, Facts and Net Worth

Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor. Bezos is the founder and CEO of the multinational technology company Amazon. 

Jeff Bezos Facts

  • Full Name: Jeffrey Preston Bezos
  • Age: 57 years (2021)
  • Date of Birth:12th of January 1964
  • Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Net Worth: $198.9 billion USD
  • Nationality: American

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jeff Bezos

  1. He started his first business when he was in high school.
  2. Bezos worked on Wall Street in the early 1990s.
  3. Bezos almost named his company Cadabra instead of Amazon.
  4. He owns the Washington Post.
  5. The billionaire also runs his own privately funded rocket ship company, Blue Origin.
  6. Jeff Bezos was interested in engineering as a child.
  7. His biological father was once a circus performer.
  8. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager.
  9.  Bezos has also made significant contributions towards various causes at different points of his successful career. To help the needy during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Bezos donated $100 million to Feed America, a non-profit organization that runs food pantries across the country.
  10. At a time when economies are reeling from the pandemic and many firms have gone out of business, Bezos’s fortune has risen by $24 billion. In fact, Amazon hired around 175,000 additional workers between March and April 2020. The growth has been attributed to the rise in demand of online delivery for household products during the pandemic.
Updated: July 16, 2021 — 7:29 pm

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