Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is one of the richest men in the world. Earlier in 2021, Bezos also announced he would step down as CEO of the company in a statement released by Amazon.
The statement said Bezos will step down as CEO in the third quarter of 2021 and become executive chairman of the company.
Bezos, 57, will be replaced by Andy Jassy, currently head of Amazon’s cloud computing division. Bezos has a total net worth of $ 197.8 billion.
Everything about Jeff Bezos’ wife, MacKenzie Scott
A Princeton graduate, Jeff Bezos first started Amazon since his garage in 1993. Bezos met his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott (Tuttle) in 1992 before he started working at Amazon. The couple married in 1993 and moved to Seattle from where Amazon was founded.
In 2019, sadly, Bezos and MacKenzie announced their divorce after a long period of separation. Bezos is currently in a relationship with news anchor Lauren Sánchez.
Everything about Jeff Bezos’ children
Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott are parents of four children – three sons and a daughter. The couple adopted their daughter from China. Bezos enjoys preserving the privacy of his children, however, reports indicate that his 20-year-old’s name is Preston Bezos.
Preston is the eldest son of the now estranged couple. He also, like Bezos, joined Princeton University. Reports indicate that Preston enjoys traveling and Mexican food.
Bezos now shares 50/50 custody of their children with MacKenzie. In an interview, when asked what advice he would give his children, Bezos replied, “Be proud of your choices, not your talents. You have to find out what you love. And it will bring you great joy. . “
Bezos’ four children are all set to inherit his colossal fortune in the future. After his divorce from his ex-wife, when Jeff retained 75% of the shares in Amazon, MacKenzie received 25% of the shares. Bezos also sold 4% of his business to MacKenzie.