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Jeff Bezos Age, Net Worth, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More

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Jeff Bezos

Bio
Real NameJeffrey Preston Jorgensen
NicknameJeff
ProfessionTechnology and Retail Entrepreneur, Investor, and Philanthropist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorWhite (Semi-Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 January 1964
Age (as in 2018)54 Years
Birth PlaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityAmerican
HometownNew Mexico, U.S. (resides in Seattle, Washington)
School(s)River Oaks Elementary School, Houston, Texas, United States
Miami Palmetto High School, Florida, United States
College/UniversityPrinceton University, New Jersey, United States
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science (B.S.) from Princeton University
FamilyFather- Ted Jorgensen,
Jeff Bezos Father Ted Jorgensen
Miguel Mike Bezos (step)
Mother- Jacklyn Bezos
Sister- Christina Bezos
Jeff Bezos (Extreme Right) With His Mother (next to him), Step Father Mike and Sister (Extreme Left)
Brother- Mark Bezos
Jeff Bezos Brother Mark Bezos
ReligionChristianity
HobbiesPlaying Golf and Tennis
SignatureJeff Bezos Signature
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Sexual OrientationStraight
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeMacKenzie Bezos (Novelist)
Jeff Bezos With His Wife
Marriage DateYear 1993
ChildrenSons- 3
Daughter- 1 (adopted from China)
Money Factor
Net Worth$131 billion (as in 2018)
Cars Collection1996 Honda Accord, 1988 Chevrolet Blazer
Jet CollectionDassault Falcon 900 EX
House/EstateThree linked apartments located in the Century, which is known as the landmark art deco tower on Manhattan's Central Park West
Jeff Bezos House in Manhattan
12,000 square feet Beverly Hills Mansion
Jeff Bezos Beverly Hills Mansion
29,000 square feet Medina mansion in Lake Washington
Jeff Bezos Medina Mansion

Jeff Bezos

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Jeff Bezos

  • Does Jeff Bezos smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jeff Bezos drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born to Jacklyn and Ted Jorgensen in New Mexico.
  • When Jeff was born, his mother was just 17 years old and was still in High School.
  • Jacklyn and Ted separated just after a year of their marriage.
  • When Jeff was just 4 years old, Jacklyn married her 2nd husband, Miguel “Mike” Bezos, a Cuban who immigrated to the US alone at the age of 15. After the marriage, he adopted Jeff legally and took the responsibility to raise him.
  • After the wedding, the family moved to Houston (Texas).
  • During his childhood, he developed an interest in computers from his grandfather, Lawrence Preston Gise, who worked as Regional Director at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Jeff Bezos with Computers
  • From a young age, Jeff started displaying technological proficiencies and scientific interests.
  • He was always inventing something- hovercraft, a Solar Cooker, a Robot, an Electric Alarm, etc. He invented an Electric Alarm as a security to keep his siblings out of his room.
  • He was considered a brilliant student at his school and was his high school’s valedictorian. Jeff Bezos High School Days
  • His first job was with Fitel, a startup telecom company. He worked there for two years. Later, he worked at Bankers Trust and D.E. Shaw, an investment management firm on Wall Street. Jeff Bezos First Job
  • While working at D.E. Shaw, he fell in love with Mackenzie (Tuttle) Bezos who was his colleague. Jeff Bezos With His Wife
  • Jeff and MacKenzie have 3 sons including 1 daughter. Their daughter is adopted from China.
  • He quit his job at D.E. Shaw to start Amazon.com. Jeff rented a house and started working from his garage with his 1st employee Shel Kaphan. Jeff Bezos Garage
  • He named Amazon.com after the Mighty South American River and arrow in the logo of Amazon indicates that customers can buy anything from a to z on the site. Amazon Logo
  • He believes working with a small team and has devised a rule called “Two Pizza Rule”: if a team cannot be fed with two pizzas, it’s too large. Jeff Bezos Two Pizza Rule
  • He is, in fact, a frugal and showed his frugality early on when he founded Amazon.com from his garage, as he turned a wooden door into a table. Jeff Bezos With A Door Turned Table
  • He is considered a generous donor too, as he donated $2.5  for a same-sex marriage cause in Washington when one of his employees, Jennifer Cast asked for about $100,000 donation.
  • In 2003, he almost encountered a fatal accident, as he had a helicopter accident that gave him minor head lacerations. Jeff Bezos Helicopter Accident
  • In 2013, he made headlines when he bought the Washington Post for $250 million. Jeff Bezos And The Washington Post
  • In his childhood, Jeff had an immense interest in aerospace and in 2000 he realized his dream when he started a Space company, Blue Origin, LCC. The vision of this company is to bring down the cost of Space travel so everyone can go into Space. Jeff Bezos Space Company
  • In 2018, he became the first person to top $100 billion as number one on the Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires.
  • In March 2018, he made headlines when he stepped out to take his robotic dog (called SpotMini) for a walk. Jeff Bezos With His Robotic Dog
  • Here’s a detailed conversation with Jeff Bezos:

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