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Jeff Bezos

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Birthday
12, 1964
Birthplace
Albuquerque, NM
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Albuquerque, NM

About

Billionaire and founder of Amazon.com. In 2013, he purchased The Washington Post. He is considered to be an e-commerce pioneer and consumerism revolutionary. His company Bezos Expeditions is a partial funder of businesses such as Airbnb, Twitter, and Uber. 

Before Fame

He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in engineering. His first job dealt with computer science on Wall Street.

Trivia

He invested $42 million in the Clock of the Long Now, which was mechanized to keep time for 10,000 years. He was named "richest man in modern history" after his net worth went up to $150 billon in July 2018.

Family Life

He was born to a teenage mother and was later adopted by his stepfather Miguel Bezos. He married novelist MacKenzie Bezos in 1993 and after more than 25 years together they separated in early 2019. The couple had four children together.

Associated With

He was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 1999. Mark Zuckerberg was named Person of the Year in 2010.