Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder of Amazon.com, Inc. He is also the chairman, president, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Amazon.com. Bezos graduated at Princeton University as a under the Tau Beta Pi Association, was hired at D. E. Shaw & Co. as a financial analyst for before founding Amazon.com in 1994. He is currently the richest person in the world as of December 2019 with a net worth of over US$115 billion.
Jeff Bezos 2016
Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
January 12, 1964
|Alma mater||Princeton University (B.S.)|
|Occupation||Chairman and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.|
|Net worth||US$115.9 billion (December 2019)|
(m. 1993; div. 2019)
|Awards||Time Person of the Year 1999|
Washington CEO Person of The Year at the same time
When markets opened on July 27, 2017, Bezos briefly became the world's richest person, surpassing Bill Gates with a net worth of just over $90 billion. He lost the title later in the day when Amazon's stock dropped, returning him to second place with a net worth just below $90 billion. On October 27, 2017, Bezos again surpassed Gates on the Forbes list as the richest person in the world.
- "Forbes Profile: Jeff Bezos". Forbes. Real Time Net Worth. Online: updated every 24-hour market cycle.
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- "Jeff Bezos was briefly the world's richest person". CNBC.
- "Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is The Richest Perosn In The World-Again". Forbes.