Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American businessman who is the founder, president, former CEO and Chairman of Amazon.com. Born on January 12, 1964, Jeff graduated from Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, then worked as a financial analyst for D.E Shaw before founding Amazon in 1994. In 1999, Jeff Bezos was chosen as the “Person of the Year” chosen by Time magazine every year. It is expected that he will be one of the first to hold the title of “trillionaire” in the world, in 2040. Bezos was born in Albuquerque and raised in Houston and Miami, and graduated from Princeton University in 1986; He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He worked on Wall Street in a variety of related fields from 1986 until early 1994. Bezos founded Amazon in late 1994, during a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle. The company started as an online bookstore and has since expanded to include a variety of other e-commerce products and services, including audio and video broadcasting, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. It is reported that Amazon is currently the largest online sales company in the world, the largest Internet company in terms of revenue, and the world's largest provider of virtual assistants and cloud infrastructure services through the Amazon Web Services branch. Bezos founded Blue Origin in 2000; Aerospace factory and suborbital spaceflight service company. The company's New Shepard spacecraft reached space in 2015, and then successfully landed on Earth. The company has begun commercial suborbital spaceflights for humans, and has carried out two successful flights in 2021. Bezos bought the major American newspaper The Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million, in addition to managing many other investments through his venture capital firm, Bezos Expeditions. In September 2021, Bezos co-founded biotechnology company Altus Labs with Yuri Milner, founder of Mel Group. are you.
As the first billionaire on the Forbes Wealth Index, Bezos was named "the richest man in modern history" after his net worth jumped to $150 billion in July 2018. According to Forbes magazine, his net worth exceeded $200 billion in August 2020, and his wealth has not stopped growing over the years. The Covid-19 pandemic, as it increased by $ 24 billion in 2020. Bezos resigned on July 5, 2021 from the position of CEO of Amazon, after the company reached a market value of more than $ 1.5 trillion during his tenure.
to become its CEO; Andy Jassy, head of cloud computing at Amazon, replaced Bezos and became CEO of the company. July 20, 2021 saw Jeff Bezos fly into space alongside his brother Mark. The suborbital flight lasted just over 10 minutes, and reached a peak altitude of 66.5 miles (107.0 km).