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Jeff Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, which became the world's largest online shopping retailer. The company began as an Internet merchant of books and expanded to a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming and audio streaming. Amazon.com is currently the world's largest Internet sales website on the World Wide Web.

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Bezos at the ENCORE awards in 2011
Born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
(1964-01-12) January 12, 1964 (age 52)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Residence Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Princeton University (B.S.E)
Occupation Founder, Chairman & CEO of Amazon.com
Salary $100,000
Net worth Increase US$66.7 billion (December 2016)
Spouse(s) MacKenzie Bezos (m. 1993)
Children 4

Jeff Bezos (/ˈbzs/; born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen; January 12, 1964) is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, which became the world's largest online shopping retailer. The company began as an Internet merchant of books and expanded to a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming and audio streaming. Amazon.com is currently the world's largest Internet sales website on the World Wide Web.

Bezos' other diversified business interests include aerospace and newspapers. He is the founder and manufacturer of Blue Origin (founded in 2000) with test flights to space beginning in 2015, and plans for commercial suborbital human spaceflight beginning in 2018. In 2013, Bezos purchased The Washington Post newspaper. A number of other business investments are managed through Bezos Expeditions.

He is currently the 4th richest person in the world, an estimated net worth of US$66.7 billion as of December 2016.

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