Jeffrey and electrical engineering. After college graduation
Jeffrey Preston Bezos, who usually goes by the name of Jeff Bezos, will forever be known as the CEO and co-founder of the Amazon store. His birthday has recently passed on January 12, 2018, he was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is currently 54 years old as we speak. Also fun fact his sun sign is Capricorn. Jeff’s biological father Ted Jorgensen, who were married to Jeff’s mother Jacklyn Bezos for less than a year, had an divorce with Jeff’s mother who later than got married to Miguel Bezos, also known as Mike Bezos, who was born in Cuba. Jeff’s wife Mackenzie Bezos is an all American novelist. They got married in 1993, moved to Seattle in 1994.
The oldest son is Prezton was born in the year 2000, followed by two sons and one adopted daughter. Throughout his life he fell for the love of computers and went to Princeton University. The two things he studied in college were computer science and electrical engineering. After college graduation he worked on Wall Street, which is describe the place in New York City where much of the United States’ financial industry is concentrated.
In 1990, Jeff became the youngest senior vice president at D.E Shaw, a global investment and technology development firm with more than $46 billion in investment capital as of October 1, 2017. Jeff’s thought it was a good idea to move to Seattle Washington because of all the hi-tech talents. While laying out his plan, most of his time was spent on calling up investors.
At age 30, he began to see the internet revolution was growing so he decided to quit his job to start his own internet company. He decided to sell books, because of their low cost and the universal demand. As a child, he spent some of his summers at his grandfather’s ranch in southern Texas laying pipe, vaccinating cattle, and fixing windmills. The age 18, he wanted to build space hotels, amusement parks, and colonies for many million people who would be in orbit. The first startup of what made Amazon what it is today came mainly from his parents, they invested in a large fraction of their life savings in what soon became Amazon.
com, even though both his father and mother didn’t have a clue on what the internet was. July 5, 1994, was when Amazon.com was founded. Jeff raised $8M from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers off of Amazon in 1995.In 1997, Amazon went public to raise additional capital. By 1999, the value of the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers investment in Amazon created returns of over 55,000%. In 1999, Bezos was named Times Magazine’s “Person of The Year” for popularizing online shopping. Jeff attained Tony Tsieh’s Zappos through a stock swap in 2009.
In 2013, he attained the Washington Post. Throughout all the success Jeff had accomplished to have many wealth, in July 2017 he topped world richest as an online retailer’s stock surged according to Forbes, which is a global media company focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle. As a child Jeff never thought he would be one of the richest, now his net worth is on the approach of hitting $100 billion.