Jeff Bezos Biography – Money, Life , Mindset & more

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Jeffrey Preston „Jeff“ Bezos

Chairman and Founder, Amazon

Net worth in 2022 : $ 151 billion

Personal Stats

Age : age 58 in 2022

Birth: January 12th 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Source of Wealth: Amazon

Citizenship United States

Resting place: Medina, Washington

Children: 4

Education: Miami Palmetto Senior High School (Miami, Florida),Bachelor of Arts/Science, Princeton University

Known for: Amazon

Height: 1,71m (5,61 feet)

Short Facts:

  • His parents were 17 and 18 years old when he was born
  • he worked on his maternal grandparents’ ranch in Cotulla, Texas, early in his life
  • graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1986, with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science.
  • Founded Amazon on 1994 – owns 9,8% of the company ( $ 1.219,13 billion worth in 2022)
  • Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post and affiliated publications for $250 million in 2013.
  • Bezos had a cameo as a Starfleet official in the 2016 film “Star Trek Beyond.“
  • Before deciding on Amazon as a company name, Bezos originally thought of calling his online bookselling company Cadabra

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  • Amazon
  • Audible
  • Wohle Foods Market
  • Zappos
  • Twitch Interactive
  • IMBD
  • Kindle
  • Amazon Robotics
  • The Washington Post
  • Blue Origin
  • Bezos Earth Fund
  • Bezos Expeditions

Companies Jeff Bezos invested in:

  • Airbnb
  • Basecamp
  • Business Insider
  • Chipper Cash
  • Convoy
  • Denali Therapeutics
  • Domo
  • Everfi
  • Fundbox
  • Glassybaby
  • Grail
  • Insitro
  • Uber
  • Nextdoor
  • Pilot
  • Twitter
  • Whylabs
  • Workday
  • Mark43
  • Juno Therpeutics
  • Resclae
  • Makerbot
  • Nautilius Biotechnology


„I didn’t think I’d regret trying and failing. And I suspected I would always be haunted by a decision to not try at all.“ – Jeff Bezos

“If you double the number of experiments you do per year you’re going to double your inventiveness.” – Jeff Bezos

“Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.” – Jeff Bezos

 “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” – Jeff Bezos

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