Jeff Bezos Net Worth 2022 | Amazon CEO Net Worth

Jeff Bezos Net Worth 2022 | Amazon CEO Salary

Jeff Bezos is an American businessman and investor. He is the Founder and CEO of the world’s largest e-commerce store Amazon Inc. As of 2022, Jeff Bezos net worth is nearly $160 billion US dollars, which made him the #2 richest person on this planet.

So, hey guys today we are going to know about the world’s No. 1 richest person on this planet, Jeff Bezos’s Biography, salary (as the CEO of Amazon), what is the exact net worth of Jeff Bezos? and how he became the world’s number one richest person.

Biography

Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen was born on 12 January 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  His mother’s name is  Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen (a high school student) and his father’s name is Ted Jorgensen (a bike shop owner).

When he was only 4 years old, his parents divorced and his mother married Mike Bezos in 1968. After the marriage Mike adopted Bezos and his surname changed to Bezos. Bezos grew in Houston, Texas, where his father worked as an engineer.

Bezos attended River Oaks Elementary School in Houston and Miami Palmetto High School in Florida for his primary education. While studying in high school he worked as a cook at McDonald’s.

Bezos was a highly-talented student in his school he won many competitions and scholarship programs. In 1982, Bezos awarded by Silver Knight Award and National Merit Scholar. In 1986, Bezos graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science.

Career

Jeff Bezos Net Worth 2020 | Amazon CEO Salary

After completing his degree, Bezos got job offers from several companies. He first worked as head of development and director of customer service at Fitel, a telecommunication start-up. Then from 1988 to 1990, Bezos worked at Bankers Trust in the position of product manager.

In 1990, Bezos left the job at Bankers Trust and joined a newly founded company D.E. Shaw & Co. He worked hard for the company and at the age of 30, he became the senior vice-president of the company.

At the end of 1993, Bezos planned to start something on his own and left his job at D.E. Shaw. In July 1994, he founded an online bookstore in his garage named Cadabra later the name changed to Amazon. He brought $300,000 from his parents and invested in Amazon.

Many business persons told there was a 70% chance that Amazon would fail or go bankrupt. But, Amazon grew successfully with a large number of sales and expanded to other products also.

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In 2002, Bezos launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) for collecting data from weather channels and website traffic. At the end of the year, Amazon nearly faced bankrupt but Bezos’s efforts not only saved the company and also made a profit of $400 million.

Later Amazon launched a variety of products and services, like audio and video streaming, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. Currently, Amazon is the world’s largest e-commerce company and the world’s largest provider of AI assistance services.

Amazon is the world’s largest internet company by revenue (Amazon worth over $1 trillion).

Blue Origin:

In 2000, Bezos launched an aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight service company Blue Origin. In 2015, Blue Origin’s test flight successfully reached space.

Personal Life:

In 1993, Bezos married Mackenzie Tuttle a novelist and has four children. Earlier this year, they divorced and Mackenzie took 25% of Amazon shares worth $35.6 billion.

What Is Jeff Bezos Net Worth?

According to Celebritynetworth As of 2022, Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $168 billion dollars, making him one of the top 10 richest people on the planet.

After Bezos and Mackenzie’s divorce in early 2019, Jeff Bezos was worth about $124 billion. While In September 2018, Bezos’ net worth was $170 billion but in January 2019, his net worth dropped to $150 billion because of the low value of Amazon shares. And later his divorce made an impact on his net worth.

In 2017, Bezos became the richest man on this planet just for a moment when his net worth surpassed $90 billion.  But in march 2018, Jeff Bezos became the first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth Index with a net worth of $112 billion.

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Jeff Bezos Salary In Rupees: Jeff Bezos’s net worth is about ₹87,76,72,00,00,000.00 in Indian Rupees. Bezos made $245 million a day as his salary. And about $12 million per hour.

Jeff Bezos earnings by year:

  • 1998: $1 billion
  • 1999: $10 billion
  • 2015: $50 billion
  • January 2018: $100 billion
  • July 2018: $150 billion
  • September 2018: $170 billion
  • Jan 2019: $150 billion
Other Details:
  • Age: 58yrs
  • Profession: Businessman, Investor
  • Nationality: United State of America
  • Net Worth: $194 billion

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