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Jeff Bezos
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Jeff Bezos

E-Commerce Pioneer who founded Amazon
Jeff Bezos

Jeffrey Preston Bezos




12 Jan 1964

Jeff Bezos Bio Details

Full name

Jeffrey Preston Bezos

Also known as

Jeff Jorgensen





Date of birth

12 Jan 1964

Birth place

Albuquerque, New Mexico


CEO of Amazon

Investment Banker (Finished 1994)

Newspaper Proprietor


Princeton University, New Jersey, United States (Finished 1986)

Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Miami, Florida, United States

Jeff launched Amazon as an online book store from his garage, soon moving to bigger premises and going live 16th July 1995.  With no promotion, Amazon sold books across 46 countries including the US within 30 days.  It is now the largest retailer in the world.
in 2016 Forbes Magazine ranked him number 5 on their list of the world's billionaires with a reported net worth of $45.2 billion.
When starting out on Amazon, he turned a wooden door into a desk.  The desks at Amazon continue to use the same door-desk model.
Was named Time Magazine's person of the year in 1999 and Fortune Magazine's Businessperson of the year in 2012.
Created 'Blue Origin' who have successfully launched a rocket reaching an altitude of 63 miles before returning to Earth.  It's aim is to provide low-cost access to private space travel.
Lead a privately funded Apollo 11 F-1 Engine Recovery project that recovered parts of two rocket engines from the Atlantic seafloor in March 2013. The rockets from the 1969 Apollo 11 mission remain property of NASA.
Bought the newspaper The Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million.
Was adopted by his stepfather, Mike Bezos, when he was 4 years old.
Jeff and MacKenzie have 3 sons and an adopted daughter from China

Jeff Bezos Siblings

Christina Poore


other parent: Mike Bezos

Mark Bezos


other parent: Mike Bezos

Partners of 
Jeff Bezos

MacKenzie Bezos


4 children together


Jeff Bezos Children

Jeff Bezos Partner(s) Other Children


with MacKenzie Bezos


with MacKenzie Bezos


with MacKenzie Bezos


adopted with MacKenzie Bezos

Jeff Bezos Family

Jeff Bezos's parents:

Jeff Bezos's adoptive father is Mike Bezos Jeff Bezos's step-father is Mike Bezos Jeff Bezos's father was Ted Jorgensen Jeff Bezos's mother is Jacklyn Bezos Jeff Bezos's step-mother is Lisa Jorgensen

Jeff Bezos's current partners:

Jeff Bezos's wife is MacKenzie Bezos

Jeff Bezos's siblings:

Jeff Bezos's half-sister is Christina Poore Jeff Bezos's half-brother is Mark Bezos

Jeff Bezos's grandparents:

Jeff Bezos's grandfather is Lawrence Gise

Jeff Bezos FameChain Links

Titans of the Internet

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Time Person of the Year

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Adolf Hitler

President John F Kennedy 1961

HM Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain