Jeff Bezos

Amazon Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos Full Name: Jeff Bezos
Nationality:

American

Profession: Amazon Entrepreneur
Why Famous: As founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Bezos has played a key role in the growth of e-commerce. The site is now the largest retailer on the internet.

In 2013, Bezos also purchased The Washington Post newspaper.

Born: January 12, 1964 (54 years old)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Historical Events in the Life of Jeff Bezos

  • 1994-07-05 Amazon.com founded in Bellevue, Washington by Jeff Bezos
  • 2017-07-27 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly becomes world's richest man at $91.4bn overtaking Bill Gates for half a day
  • 2018-01-10 Jeff Bezos becomes the second man worth over $100 billion as his wealth hits $106 billion due to Amazon shares rise
  • 2018-03-06 Forbes names Amazon founder Jeff Bezos the world's richest person for the first time at $112 billion, Bill Gates no. 2

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