Jeff Bezos is an American philanthropist, businessman and space explorer and is founder, chief executive officer, president and chairman of board of 

He was the richest person in the world between October 2017 and January 2021. Jeff quit his job in finance in 1994 to launch an online bookstore.

Jeff Bezos Doesn’t Earn a Huge Salary from Amazon, most Of His Net Worth Comes from Amazon Stock.

Bezos and his now ex-wife MacKenzie Tuttleare the parents of four children: three sons, and one daughter adopted from China.

Bezos owns The Washington Post, $300m worth of property in Beverly Hills, and owns $60m worth of property in Washington

Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $150 billion.

The billionaire Jeff Bezos also runs his own privately funded rocket ship company, Blue Origin.

Jeff owns 55 million shares of Amazon, roughly 12% of the total shares outstanding. At his peak he owned 80 million shares of Amazon. 

He lost $36 billion of his fortune as a result of his divorce from MacKenzie Bezos, who instantly became one of the 25 richest people in the world.