American business magnate, investor, and the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos had an estimated net worth of $161.1 billion as of 2017, according to Forbes list of billionaires. As of October 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $149.8 billion.
Born on January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After moving to Miami, Florida with his mother and stepfather, Bezos studied at Miami Palmetto Senior High School where he attended the Student Science Training Program at the University of Florida, receiving a Silver Knight Award in 1982. He attended Princeton University earning a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in electrical engineering and computer science. In 1986, Bezos worked on Wall Street in computer science sector and took a job at Fitel. He also worked at Bankers Trust, and D. E. Shaw & Co. In 1994, he founded Amazon.com where most of his fortune has come from. He also founded Blue Origin and acquired The Washington Post in 2013, for a reported $250 million. Bezos married novelist MacKenzi S. Tuttle in 1993 and the couple have four children.