Jeff Bezos Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is an American philanthropist, businessman and space explorer who is probably best-known for creating

Jeff Bezos is the founder, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board of

He first surpassed Bill Gates in terms of wealth in July 2017

He was the richest person in the world without interruption between October 2017 and January 2021.

As of this writing Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $130 billion.

According to the company's most recent SEC filing, Jeff owns 55 million shares of Amazon, roughly 12% of the total shares outstanding

At his peak he owned 80 million shares of Amazon. As part of his April 2019 divorce settlement with MacKenzie Bezos, Jeff transferred 19.7 million shares to his ex-wife.

The value of the shares at the time of the transfer was $36 billion.

The settlement temporarily reduced Jeff's net worth from $150 billion to $114 billion.

Jeff was also an early pre-IPO investor in and owns at least $1 billion shares in what is now known as Alphabet Inc.