You will never believe these 30 extraordinary facts about Jeff Bezos


Jeff bezos is one of the greatest business and innovation symbol of the century. Clearly, his business and innovation has made him the number 1 richest person on the earth in 2020. According to Forbes , the founder and chief executive officer of, has total assets of $186.9 billion. pretty amazing to know, right? If you want to know him more closely and even get inspired by his life facts and stories, this blog is for you.

 Here are 30 extraordinary facts about Jeff Bezos:

1. The real name of jeff bezos is Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen .

2. He was adopted at the age of 4 by his step father “Mike” Bezos and after that his family name got changed to “benzos”.

3. He was born in January 12, 1964 in America.

4. Bezos had left his job at D. E. Shaw with the strong determination regarding Amazon. His determination came true on July 5, 1994 when amazon was launched from his garage .

5. In 1986, he has graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University.

6. Bezos at first named his new organization Cadabra yet later changed the name to Amazon.

7. He has first invested $300,000 in the company with the help of his parents.

8.  In November 2007, Bezos had launched the Amazon Kindle, which is considered as one of his best decision.

9. According to Forbes, Bezos is the first person in history to have a net worth surpassing $200 billion.

10. The net worth of Bezos in 2020 is 175.3 billion USD.

11. There is a sad story between Jeff and his biological father Ted Jorgensen. In 2012 when the author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and Amazon found out Jorgensen in small bike repair shop in Arizona, he came to know that Ted Jorgensen used to miss his little kid a lot but he didn’t know that kid was actually Jeff Bezos. 

12. while you are pressing enter key in your keyword,(in 1 second) Bezos makes $2,219 .

13.  After divorcing his spouse MacKenzie in 2019 and giving up 25% of the Amazon inventory owned with the aid of the couple, Bezos still retained his rating as the richest character in the world.

14.  The Amazon CEO is more than twice as rich as the British monarchy.

15. In 1999, Jeff Bezos was featured as “person of the year” on the cover of Times magazine.

16.  According to the Social Security Administration, the common American man with a bachelor’s diploma will earn about $2.2 million in his lifetime. Bezos makes that in just 17 minutes.

17. Amazon has sold its first book in July 1995.

18.  If you suppose the richest individual in the world, works 20+ hours a day, you are in reality wrong. Benzos surely sleeps a sweet eight hours sleep each and every night. He believes in the strength of desirable sleep and natural Woking up so that he never uses alarm to wake up.

19. He doesn’t schedule early-morning meetings and prefers to spend time with his loved ones.

20. He rides Honda Accord worth just $16,995.

21. Jeff Bezos and his novelist wife Mackenzie (Tuttle) Bezos, after getting married in 1993  has altogether four kids( three sons and one daughter adopted from China).

22. While it would possibly be challenging to believe, Bezos even lets in clients to mail him directly.

23. Within March and April 2020, in between the pandemic, Amazon has hired employed 175,000 extra employees.

24. During his childhood, Jeff Bezos used to work summers on his grandfather’s land by repairing tractors.

25. In 2019, Amazon has gained $280.5 billion in revenues with the record of $11.5 billion in net profit.

26. Bezos is also the proud owner of The Washington Post and Blue Origin, an aerospace company that is developing rockets for commercial use.

27.  In 2013, Bezos had bought The Washington Post publication company in $250 million .

28. Benzos is one of the first angel investors of google. In 1998 Bezos  met Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and than invested $250,000 in the company.

29.  Are you Interested in working for Amazon? If so, you should focus on paper proposals rather than PowerPoint presentations. Amazon actually disqualifies PowerPoint presentations, in order to encourage critical thinking over simplistic bullet points.

30. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has this rule: no meeting should be so large that two pizzas can’t feed the whole group. Its main aim is to make clear and concrete decisions in the meetings.

That’s the end of 30 extraordinary facts about Jeff Bezos“.

Thanks for reading!

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