Originally posted on June 30, 2019 @ 3:22 am
Jeffrey Preston Bezos was born on 12th January 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States and grew up in Houston, Texas. He’s a philanthropist, investor, and an American technology entrepreneur; He is also the founder, chairman, CEO, and president of the world-famous Amazon. Amazon is considered the largest and the most successful online marketplace in the whole world. Know Jeff Bezos’ net worth in 2019.
He graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Jeff has worked on Wall Street in the computer science field and later built a network of international trade for Fitel. He also worked at Bankers Trust and D.E. Shaw & Co, and he founded Amazon.com in 1994. Amazon started as an online used bookstore and later grew, and in 1998, Jeff made it to the Forbes 400 list.
Who is Jeff Bezos?
Jeff Bezos started his e-commerce giant Amazon in 1994 from his garage in Seattle; he is the CEO and has a 16% stake of the company. He married his ex-wife, Mackenzie in 1993 and they announced their divorce in April, and their divorce process finalized on June 30. Mackenzie is expected to have 4% of Amazon after the divorce; this is roughly $35.7 billion, and this will make her the third richest women in the world.
In 2018, Amazon had revenue of about $230m and net profit of $10b, which is equivalent of $7b from the previous year. Amazon was planning to establish a second headquarter in Long Island City, New York but in February they announced the canceled plan; and this was due to n opposition from the local lawmaker, but the action did not affect his Jeff Bezos’s net worth.
Jeff Bezos also owns The Washington Post that Jeff Bezos bought in 2013 at $250m and the Blue Origin, which founded in 2000 and stationed in Kent, Washington and it manufactures aerospace and offers sub-orbital spaceflight services. Dot Com bubble bursts occurred in 2001; Amazon launched its Web Services in 2006 and its studio in 2010.
Jeff Bezos net worth is massive, and this made him overtake Warren Buffet in 2016 and become the 2nd richest man. Jeff Bezos made it be a billionaire in 2009; he made it into Forbes 400 in 2018, the wealthiest person in every state by 2018 and the influential person and the richest in Tech in 2018 and 2017 respectively.
Jeff Bezos Net Worth in 2019 $155 Billion.
Jeff Bezos made it to the Forbes’ 2019 list of Billionaires in the world for the second year in a row, his net worth is at $131 billion, and this is $19b more than the previous years.
In 2018, he made it to the list with more than $100b, in August, Amazon shares dropped by $2,012 per share, but it’s still worth than it was a year ago.
Jeff Bezos became the world’s wealthiest person and his net worth increased by an estimated $90 billion. Even after his divorce settlement; where he leaves his ex-wife with $35.6 billion in Amazon stock, this still makes Jeff Bezos the world’s richest man; and He is always ahead wit of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates with $10 billion. After divorce, Jeff Bezos Net Worth will be little less than what it is now.
House and Car Details.
In June 2019, Jeff Bezos bought three adjoining apartments in Manhattan and a penthouse at $80 million; and Jeff house in Medina, Washington which he paid $10 million in 1998 for the property.
Jeff owns a Lykan Hyper Sport valued at $3.4 million, Lamborghini Veneno valued at $4.5 million, 1996 Honda Accord valued at $2,000 and 1988 Chevrolet Blazer valued at $12,000
Name: Jeffrey Preston Bezos
Net worth: $157 billion
Profession: American Technology entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor.
Spouse: Mackenzie (Married. 1993; Divorce. 2019)
Age: 55 years.