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Jeff Bezos or Jeffery Preston Bezos was born
January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is the son of Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen and
Ted Jorgensen. Jacklyn divorced Ted and married a cuban immigrant Miguel “Mike” Bezos
in April 1968. The Family moved to Houston Texas where Mike worked as an engineer for
Exxon after he received a degree from the University of New Mexico. Jeff ended up going
to Princeton University and graduated with a 4.2 GPA and Bachelor of Science degrees
in electrical engineering and computer science. In late 1993, Bezos decided to start an online
bookstore. He left his job at D. E. Shaw and founded Amazon in his garage on july 5, 1994.
And the rest is history Jeff Bezos net worth as of August 27, 2019
is $109 Billion. But was at one time up to $160 Billion until his divorce with his wife
MacKenzie in July 2019. That divorce made MacKenzie one of the richest
women in the world. A 2017 Land Report named Bezos the country’s
28th-largest landowner. -Jeff purchased a texas ranch in 2004 that
is 165,000 acres and about 30 miles from the town of van horn texas. Bezos grew up spending
summers on his grandparents’ ranch outside of Cotulla, Texas and bought the 165,000-acre
Figure 2 ranch to give his family the same experience. The property is also the base
for Bezos’ private space company, Blue Origin. Blue Origin made history in 2015 when it successfully
launched and landed the reusable rocket, New Shepard. Its goal is to become a space tourism
company, ferrying passengers up for weightless rides as soon as April 2019. Now on to his Beverly Hills Mansion. Bezos
bought this spanish style mansion in 2007 for $24.45 million. In 2017, he bought a comparatively
modest four-bedroom, 4,568-square-foot home for $12.9 million right next door to his first
house. -930 N Alpine Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Onto Medina,Washington. Bezos lives on a nearly
29,000-square-foot estate in Medina, Washington. Bezos’ two homes in Medina span about 5.3
acres.According to the Wall Street Journal, he paid $10 million for the property in 1998.
One home is a 20,600-square-foot, five-bedroom, four-bathroom house, and the other is an 8,300-square-foot,
five-bedroom, four-bathroom home rumored to have cost $53 million. Medina is also home
to Bill Gates, as well as other Microsoft bigwigs, tech entrepreneurs, and telecom magnates.
In 2010 Bezos’s estate underwent a $28 million dollar renovation.
The home, which sits right on the shores of Lake Washington, includes 310 feet of private
shoreline and a boathouse. Now onto Manhattan. Bezos dropped $80 million
on 3 adjacent New York City Apartments which includes a three-story penthouse and the two
units directly beneath it in near Madison Square Park in Manhattan.
In 1999, Bezos bought three condos in the Century building at 25 Central Park West in
New York City’s Upper West Side under an LLC called “Jetima.” The purchase was from former
Sony Music head Tommy Mottola for $7.65 million. Bezos bought an additional unit for $5.3 million
in 2012, making him the owner of four condos in the historic building. Onto the nations capital Washington DC.where
the Bezos can also call home Bezos purchased this former Textile Museum,a
27,000 square-foot property, intending to convert it into a single-family home, according
to a person with knowledge of the sale. -Bezos’s neighbors will include Obama and
his family, who are renting a property nearby for their post-White House home, as well as
future first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner.
The house spans two historic mansions, which housed the Textile Museum for nearly 90 years
until it moved to George Washington University’s campus in 2013.
-kalorama neighborhood youtube Now onto the notable Amazon campuses starting
with the South lake union campus in seattle.In December 2012 The company bought the property
for $1.15 billion from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, whose Vulcan Real Estate previously
held the lease. Altogether, Amazon picked up 11 buildings, 1.7 million square feet in
office space and another 100,000 square feet of retail space. -Just days before snapping up the South Lake
Union property, amazon also signed off on the purchase of a three-block area in Downtown
Seattle’s Denny Triangle -Paid a cool 207.5 million for the space.
-In January 2014 amazon shelled out another $52 million for a fourth block -Amazon just opened its biggest office building
in the world in the Indian city of Hyderabad. -It covers 9.5 acres and has 1.8 million square
feet of office space, making it “Amazon’s single largest building in the world in terms
of total area,” according to the company. -The building can accommodate up to 15,000
employees, nearly a quarter of Amazon’s full-time India workforce of more than 62,000. The company
also has 155,000 contract workers in the country, making India its biggest base outside the
United States. -The new Hyderabad campus will eventually
be expanded to cover 68 acres — roughly the equivalent of 65 football fields, Amazon
said. The tech city was Amazon’s first point of entry into India in 2004. It is also home
to other big global names, including Microsoft’s (MSFT) India headquarters and Ikea’s first
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