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Bezos in 2017
Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
January 12, 1964
|Alma mater||Princeton University (B.S.)|
|Occupation||Chairman and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.|
|Net worth||US$115.9 billion (December 2019)|
|Spouse(s)||MacKenzie Tuttle (m. 1993–2019)|
|Awards||Time Person of the Year 1999|
Washington CEO Person of The Year at the same time
Education and career
Bezos graduated from Princeton University as he was also a member of the Tau Beta Pi Association, he hired at D. E. Shaw & Co. as a financial analyst before founding Amazon.com in 1994. He is currently the richest person in the world as of December 2019 with a net worth of over US$115 billion.
When markets opened on July 27, 2017, Bezos briefly became the world's richest person, surpassing Bill Gates with a net worth of just over $90 billion. He lost the title later in the day when Amazon's stock dropped, returning him to second place with a net worth just below $90 billion. On October 27, 2017, Bezos again surpassed Gates on the Forbes list as the richest person in the world.
In February 2019, Bezos published a blog post alleging that National Enquirer publisher American Media, Inc. had attempted blackmail and extortion in connection with Bezos' alleged affair with Lauren Sánchez.
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