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Miguel Bezos


Facts of Miguel Bezos

Full NameMiguel Bezos
First NameMiguel
Last NameBezos
ProfessionCelebrity Father
NationalityCuban- American
Birth CountryCuba
Father Professionentrepreneur
Mother Professionhomemaker
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJacklyn Bezos
No Of Children2
Married Date1968

Miguel Bezos, also known as 'Mike,' is the vice president and co-founder of Bezos Family Foundation, according to the Nation Museum of American History.

He is also the father of Jeff Bezos, an entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of the multi-national company Amazon.

Miguel Bezos with his son, Jeff Bezos.
Miguel Bezos with his son, Jeff Bezos. Source: Instagram

Early life, family, and immigration to the United States 

Miguel was born and raised in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

He had a family, including his mother, father, brother, and sister

His home was always filled with cousins who came to Santiago to study

Bezos remembers his household to be full of life.

Miguel's dad was an entrepreneur. He had no formal education, but he had a tremendous mind for business

He owned a log mill where he would buy timber from other locations, cut it into various sizes, and sell it for construction. 

Meanwhile, his mother mostly stayed at home, but she also had a store of her own where she sold baby clothes and textiles

There had been many activities in Cuba by activists to try and get rid of Batista for many years before Castro's rise to power.

During that time, the government of Cuba had different plans. 

A large majority wanted to re-establish the government and take Batista out of power

Various violent acts were happening during that time, causing a long-lasting effect in the minds of the Cuban people and Bezos's family.

Miguel knew he had no future staying in Cuba, so he was sent to America

He landed in Miami and was shipped with about 400 kids to a catholic high school

After high school, he got accepted into the University of Albuquerque in New Mexico

He graduated in 1968 and met Jacklyn, a Spanish woman.

Miguel Bezos with his brother and sister in Cuba.
Miguel Bezos with his brother and sister in Cuba. Source: National Museum of American History

Relationship, marriage, and children

After graduating college as a mathematician and an education in mechanical engineering, Miguel met Jacklyn, also known as 'Jackie.' 

The two got married very early and had two kids

Miguel also accepted Jackie's son, Jeff, from a former relationship and eventually adopted him

His biological father's name is Ted Jorgensen. Jeff later changed his surname after his mother re-married

Their son Jeff was born on January 12, 1964, and later came Christina Bezos.

Jeff had a great education and graduated from Princeton University

He is currently one of the major titans in E-shopping

He is the creator, founder, and CEO of the worldwide famous company Amazon.

He is currently the richest person alive

Miguel Bezos with his wife, Jacklyn Bezos, and their son, Jeff Bezos.
Miguel Bezos with his wife, Jacklyn Bezos, and their son, Jeff Bezos. Source: Perfil

Net worth and earnings

Miguel Bezos's net worth is not verified yet. 

His son, Jeff Bezos's net worth is estimated to be a whopping 187.8 billion US dollars.

His earnings on a time scale are calculated below:

TimeEstimated earnings
Per hour$13.4 million
Per day$321 million
Per week$2,247 million
Annually $13 billion 

The magnitude of his riches 

Amazon's founder's real-time net worth is 199.2 billion dollars

Amazon generated $280.5 billion in sales in 2019, posting a net profit of $11.5 billion

He transferred a quarter of his Amazon shares to his ex-wife when Bezos ended his twenty-five years of marriage and divorced his wife

He still stood tall as the richest person on the planet, even after paying out a large portion of his wealth in the divorce.

The Covid-19 pandemic did not stop the success of Amazon. 

After the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon continues to expand phenomenally exponentially, although several other corporations fail to fulfill the ends. 

Jeff said Amazon recruited 175,000 workers between March and April 2020 to increase its workforce.

Bezos bought the most expensive property there is

In a transaction worth $165 million, Bezos bought from the media billionaire David Geffen the richest property known as the Warner Estate

The paradise, stretching over nine acres of land on the Beverly Hills, is a dream home for everyone aspires to a luxurious life.

The businessman is also a philanthropist. 

Jeff volunteered in 2020 to contribute $100 million to Feed America, a non-profit agency that supports national food banks and food pantries.

Age and height 

  1. His son, Jeff was born on January 12, 1964, making him 56 years old.
  2. His height is 5 foot 8 inches.
  3. His son's birthplace is Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Updated On Sat Jan 16 2021 Published On Sat Dec 05 2020 By shaumya

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