Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, according to Forbes. He has held this title for three consecutive years now and his net worth is estimated at $182 billion dollars.
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Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 as an online bookstore and it quickly grew into one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world.
His success with Amazon has made him one of the most successful entrepreneurs ever, but he also invests heavily in other industries such as aerospace engineering, media production and space exploration.
Bezos was born on January 12th 1964 in Albuquerque New Mexico to a teenage mother who had recently divorced her husband when she became pregnant with Jeff’s father Ted Jorgensen.
After graduating from Princeton University with degrees in electrical engineering & computer science , Bezo went on to work several jobs including hedge funds before founding Amazon .
Since then , he’s been able to grow his wealth exponentially through investments outside of amazon like Blue Origin (a private aerospace company) , The Washington Post (which he purchased for $250 million), Whole Foods Market( which was acquired by amazon ) among others.
In addition , Bezos also owns multiple real estate properties across Seattle & Beverly Hills along with luxury yachts around various parts of Europe & Caribbean islands making him not only one of wealthiest people alive but also a global icon who continues inspiring generations all over the globe !