|Profession(s)||Businessman, Investor, and Commercial Astronaut|
|Famous For||Being the younger brother of Jeff Bezos|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
|Hair Color||He is bald.|
|Date of Birth||May 17, 1968 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||53 Years|
|Birthplace||Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.|
|Hometown||New Mexico, U.S. (resides in Seattle, Washington)|
|School||International School of Stavanger, Norway, Europe (1981-1988)|
|College/University||Texas Christian University, Texas, USA|
|Educational Qualification||BS in Advertising/PR (1988-1992) LinkedIn- Mark Bezos|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife||Lisa Rogers Bezos
|Children||Son(s)- Owen and Drew
Daughter(s)- Ellie and Mia
|Parents||Father- Ted Jorgensen
Step-Father- Miguel Mike Bezos
Mother- Jacklyn Bezos
|Siblings||Brother- Jeff Bezos (founder and CEO of Amazon)
Sister- Christina Bezos
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mark Bezos
- Mark Bezos is an American philanthropist, entrepreneur, and investor.
- In 1999, he started an advertising service company Bezos Nathanson Marketing Group in New York City, USA. In the same year, he joined the NGO ‘Bezos Family Foundation’ in New York as a director.
- He started working as a volunteer firefighter at Scarsdale Fire Department in New York in 2005. He gave a TED Talk in 2011 about his experience with Scarsdale Fire Department. He said,
Don’t wait until you make your first million to make a difference in somebody’s life. If you have something to give, give it now. Serve food at a soup kitchen. Clean up a neighbourhood park. Be a mentor.”
- Mark worked as a member of the Board of Directors at iMentor in New York for almost eight years starting from January 2013. He was then appointed as the Member Board Of Directors at Leary Firefighters Foundation, New York.
- Mark has also worked at an anti-poverty organisation ‘Robin Hood’ for almost 10 years in New York.
- In 2019, he co-founded the capital market company HighPost Capital in New York.
- In 2021, he put his home in Scarsdale on sale worth US$11 million. His house was covered over 1.6-hectare (four-acre). Fast Company
- In an interview, while talking about Mark, his brother, Jeff Bezos said that Mark was his best friend. He further said,
He is the funniest guy in my life when we are together often drinking bourbon I just laugh continuously.”
- On July 20, 2021, Mark Bezos, along with three fellow passengers, i.e., his brother, Jeff Bezos, American aviator Wally Funk, and an 18-year-old physics student Oliver Daemen travelled in space rocket ‘New Shephard’ manufactured by Blue Origin. The Blue Origin flight went about 107 km high, while Branson’s Virgin Galactic flight reached a height of 86 km. Reportedly, Elon Musk‘s SpaceX Earth Orbit mission promises to go over 300 km up. In an interview, while talking about it, Mark said,
What a remarkable opportunity, not only to have this adventure but to be able to do it with my best friend.”