101 Facts About Jeff Bezos

1. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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2. Since the election, Jeff Bezos has become the world's richest person, his net worth swelling by $66.8 billion through Monday, surpassing the gains of the world's second-fastest riser during that period, French luxury-goods tycoon Bernard Arnault, by 50 percent.

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3. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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4. Jeff Bezos pulled the plug on a $20 million Super Bowl ad for his spaceflight company, Blue Origin, after it was revealed his mistress had helped shoot footage for the commercial, sources told Page Six.

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5. Since the election, Jeff Bezos has become the world's richest person, his net worth swelling by $66.2 billion through Friday, surpassing the gains of the world's second-fastest riser during that period, French luxury-goods tycoon Bernard Arnault, by 50 percent.

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6. Jeff Bezos had originally planned to air a $20 million commercial for his space-exploration company, Blue Origin, according to the New York Post's Page Six.

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7. Jeff Bezos was a high-profile figure at this year's Super Bowl, with the tech magnate bankrolling a number of ads and appearing in person at the game.

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8. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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9. Jeff Bezos has had a home in Medina, Washington since the late-90s and of course put Amazon on the map from Seattle with its founding in 1994 to growing into the most powerful retailer in the world.

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10. Jeff Bezos was spotted in Atlanta for the Super Bowl on Saturday night, at an exclusive dinner hosted by Patriots owner and fellow billionaire Robert Kraft, sources exclusively told Page Six.

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11. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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12. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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13. Jeff Bezos has a brother named Mark Bezos who is a volunteer firefighter.

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14. Jeff Bezos made the announcement on Twitter via a statement that bore the names of both him and MacKenzie.

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15. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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16. Jeff Bezos is grabbing for new markets again like he did in the dot-com years.

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17. On that basis, what Jeff Bezos does behind that closed door is literally a Jeff Bezos affair.

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18. Jeff Bezos is the owner of the Washington Post, which is critical of President Trump.

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19. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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20. Jeff Bezos has four children with his wife Mackenzie, three sons and one daughter, who was adopted from China.

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21. Jeff Bezos is fascinated by the Mercury and Apollo era of NASA, so much so that he funded and went on an undersea expedition to retrieve remnants of Apollo rockets.

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22. In 2013, Jeff Bezos bought the floundering Washington Post, paying $250 million for the newspaper.

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23. Jeff Bezos founded the company, which is valued at one trillion dollars, in his garage.

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24. Jeff Bezos says the schools will be run according to Montessori principles.

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25. Jeff Bezos made headlines in 2013 when he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.

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26. In 2003, Jeff Bezos had a helicopter accident that gave him minor head lacerations.

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27. Jeff Bezos has a passion for fixing things and figuring out how things work.

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28. Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and billionaire who is the CEO, chairman and founder of the world's largest e-commerce company and online shopping retailer, Amazon.

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29. In 2016, Jeff Bezos stepped in front of the camera for a cameo appearance playing an alien in Star Trek Beyond.

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30. Jeff Bezos entered Amazon into the tablet marketplace with the unveiling of the Kindle Fire in 2011.

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31. Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to a teenage mother, Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, and his biological father, Ted Jorgensen.

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32. Jeff Bezos had an early love of computers and studied computer science and electrical engineering at Princeton University.

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33. Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post and affiliated publications for $250 million in 2013.

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34. In 1999 Jeff Bezos added auctions to the site and invested in other virtual stores.

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35. Jeff Bezos is often called as a "Change Junkie" as he believes in evolving himself with the changing times.

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36. Jeff Bezos was an early backer of Uber, as Jeff Bezos Expeditions participated in a $37 million round back in 2011.

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37. Jeff Bezos was actually one of the first investors in Google.

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38. Jeff Bezos typed up the business plan along the way, according to a 1996 report in The Wall Street Journal, his origin story oft-repeated before and since.

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39. In 2016 Jeff Bezos threw a party for Manchester by the Sea with Matt Damon, and Sanchez was present.

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40. In September 2018, Jeff Bezos donated $10 million to With Honor, a nonpartisan organization that aims to get armed forces veterans elected to political office.

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41. Jeff Bezos established the "Day 1 Families Fund" to finance "night shelters and day care centers for homeless families" and the "Day 1 Academies Fund" for early childhood education.

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42. In June 2018, Jeff Bezos donated to Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a private philanthropic coalition aimed at promoting emissions-free energy.

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43. Jeff Bezos donated $800,000 to Worldreader, a non-profit, founded by a former Amazon employee.

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44. Jeff Bezos supports his philanthropic efforts through direct donations and non-profit projects funded by Bezos Expeditions.

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45. In March 2018, Jeff Bezos met in Seattle with Mohammad bin Salman, the crown prince and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, to discuss investment opportunities for Saudi Vision 2030.

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46. In 2016, Jeff Bezos played a Starfleet official in the movie Star Trek Beyond, and joined the cast and crew at a San Diego Comic-Con screening.

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47. Jeff Bezos sustained minor injuries and was discharged from a local hospital the same day.

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48. In March 2003, Jeff Bezos was one of three passengers in a helicopter that crashed in West Texas after the craft's tail boom hit a tree.

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49. Jeff Bezos would continue to sporadically surpass Gates throughout the month of October 2017 after Amazon's share price fluctuated.

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50. Jeff Bezos has figured in Fortunes list of 50 great leaders of the world for three straight years, topping the list in 2015.

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51. Jeff Bezos was a member of the Executive Committee of The Business Council for 2011 and 2012.

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52. Instead of using PowerPoints, Jeff Bezos requires high-level employees to present information with six-page narratives.

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53. Jeff Bezos meets with Amazon investors for a total of only six hours a year.

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54. Jeff Bezos favored diverting Amazon profits back into the company in lieu of allocating it amongst shareholders in the form of dividends.

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55. Jeff Bezos eats exotic foods, such as octopus and roasted iguana.

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56. Jeff Bezos was seen by the public as needlessly quantitative and data-driven.

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57. Jeff Bezos was a multi-billionaire who hung his clothes on a rack in his Amazon headquarters office and drove a 1996 Honda Accord.

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58. Jeff Bezos invested in Unity Biotechnology, a life-extension research firm hoping to slow or stop the process of aging.

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59. Jeff Bezos was one of the first shareholders in Google, when he invested $250,000 in 1998.

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60. Jeff Bezos makes personal investments through his venture capital vehicle, Bezos Expeditions.

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61. In March 2014, Jeff Bezos made his first significant change at The Washington Post and lifted the online paywall for subscribers of a number of US local newspapers in Texas, Hawaii, and Minnesota.

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62. In July 2018, it was announced that Jeff Bezos had priced commercial spaceflight tickets from $200,000 to $300,000 per person.

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63. Jeff Bezos announced that New Shepard would begin transporting humans into sub-orbital space by November 2018.

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64. In May 2018, Jeff Bezos maintained that the primary goal of Blue Origin is to preserve the natural resources of Earth by making the human species multi-planetary.

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65. In 2015, Jeff Bezos announced that a new orbital launch vehicle was under development and would make its first flight in the late-2010s.

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66. Jeff Bezos was the valedictorian when he graduated from high school in 1982.

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67. In September 2000, Jeff Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human spaceflight startup company.

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68. Jeff Bezos accepted an estimated $300,000 from his parents and invested in Amazon.

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69. Jeff Bezos named his new company Amazon after the Amazon River in South America, in part because the name begins with the letter A, which is at the beginning of the alphabet.

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70. Jeff Bezos transitioned into the banking industry when he became a product manager at Bankers Trust; he worked there from 1988 to 1990.

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71. Jeff Bezos was promoted to head of development and director of customer service thereafter.

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72. Jeff Bezos was high school valedictorian, a National Merit Scholar, and a Silver Knight Award winner in 1982.

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73. Jeff Bezos is the maternal grandson of Lawrence Preston Gise, a regional director of the US Atomic Energy Commission in Albuquerque.

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74. Jeff Bezos manages other business investments through his venture capital fund, Bezos Expeditions.

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75. Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington Post in 2013 for in cash.

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76. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in late 1994 on a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle.

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77. Jeff Bezos worked on Wall Street in a variety of related fields from 1986 to early 1994.

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78. Jeff Bezos graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science.

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79. Jeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised in Houston, Texas.

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80. Jeff Bezos is the founder, chairman, CEO, and president of Amazon.

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81. Jeff Bezos owns a $23 million mansion in the swanky Washington DC neighborhood the Obamas call home.

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82. Jeff Bezos has declared that Amazon is "not too big to fail", in an all-hands meeting of the company's staff held last Thursday at the firm's base in Seattle.

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83. Jeff Bezos responds to President Trump's criticisms about the locations of Amazon's new headquarters.

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84. Jeff Bezos tells employees that Amazon 'is not too big to fail'.

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85. Jeff Bezos responds to President Trump's criticisms about the locations of Amazon's new headquarters on this week's edition of 'Saturday Night Live.

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86. Jeff Bezos makes surprise Long Beach appearance, unveils new plane to honor veterans.

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87. Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person, with an estimated worth of $164 billion.

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88. Jeff Bezos looks like the biggest winner to emerge from a post-election rally that swept markets on Wednesday.

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89. Jeff Bezos received your e-mail and has asked me to reply on his behalf.

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90. Jeff Bezos lost record-breaking $19.2 billion of personal wealth in 2 days.

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91. In 2014, Jeff Bezos won a bid for a cloud computing contract with the CIA valued at $600 million.

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92. Jeff Bezos donated $100,000 towards a movement against a higher Washington state income tax in 2010.

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93. On March 6, 2018, Jeff Bezos was officially designated the wealthiest person in the world with a registered net worth of $112 billion.

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94. In February 2018, Jeff Bezos was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for "leadership and innovation in space exploration, autonomous systems, and building a commercial pathway for human space flight".

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95. In September 2016, Jeff Bezos received a $250,000 prize for winning the Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization, which he donated to the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space.

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96. In 2012, Jeff Bezos was named Businessperson of the Year by Fortune.

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97. Jeff Bezos was awarded an honorary doctorate in science and technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008.

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98. In 1999, Jeff Bezos received his first major award when Time named him Person of the Year.

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99. Jeff Bezos has stated "it is always Day 1" to describe his growth mindset.

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100. Jeff Bezos eats exotic foods, such as breakfast octopus and roasted iguana.

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101. In January 2016, Jeff Bezos set out to reinvent the newspaper as a media and technology company by reconstructing its digital media, mobile platforms, and analytics software.

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