Who is Jeff Bezos and how he started his career?
Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur, owner of “The Washington Post” and founder and CEO of the e-commerce company Amazon. He graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with degrees in Electrical engineering and computer science and exactly that pulled the trigger for his future career with e-commerce products and services.
Bezos’ story with Amazon begins in 1994, when he started with an online bookshop and later he included a lot of different products and services, video and audio streaming, as well. His business was so good, that he gained a lot of experience and finished taking some chains of markets, like Walmart, and later opened Whole Foods and Amazon Web Services. That Amazon is so popular claims that e-commerce is very wide and has 340 million active member accounts, especially on Kindle e-reader, a very popular way to read online.
Bezos’ life with and after Mackenzie
He was married to his ex-wife Mackenzie, a novelist who attended Princeton (also like Jeff), in 1993. They were met during an interview for a job and very soon she became one of the first Amazon employees, supporting her husband in a brand new company.
Rumor has it that Jeff Bezos bought a new mansion and it’s just a piece of the puzzle of his empire. Bezos, well-known as Amazon CEO and the richest man in the world, bought an exclusive three-story property mansion located in Flatiron, Manhattan for $80 million. This property of 17,000 square-foot space consists of everything that one modern real estate must-have – fitness center, game room, screening room, golf stimulator, and 24-hour concierge.
Exactly this residence will be a perfect place for Jeff, after divorce from his wife Mackenzie. They announced divorce in January and finished that process in April. After divorce process, Bezos was surrounded by gossips that he was dating TV presenter Lauren Sanchez even during marriage, but he disclaimed that and said that he started that relationship after his marriage.
After divorce, she also became one of the richest people in the words, with $36,6 billion. As she is a big philanthropist, she announced that she will give at least half of her fortune to charity. The special reason for divorcing from Jeff is no exists. They said that they divorced because of loving exploration and trial separation and that they continue their lives as friends, enjoying in their four children – three sons and one daughter, adopted from China.
What is the net worth of Jeff Bezos
When we speak about his fortune before and after marriage, there is no big change after divorce. There is a source that he is the richest man in the world since 1982 when the first billionaire list was created. Especially, his fortune increased in February 2024, from $150 billion to $160 billion, when Amazon exceeded Microsoft.
After all this information, we can conclude that divorce didn’t change Bezos’ position on the list of the richest people, he is still no1. with $143,4 billion and every day his fortune is growing.