- Jeff Bezos has amassed a fortune of $166 billion since founding Amazon in 1994.
- He spends his money on charities, unusual businesses and personal projects like Blue Origin.
- Bezos is stepping down as Amazon’s CEO in mid-2021 after seeing his wealth surge in the pandemic era.
Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has become one of the richest and best-known figures in tech.
In recent years, he has had a high-profile divorce, traveled to the edge of space on a spacecraft, and his company Stocks skyrocket During the pandemic, he left his role as CEO of the company he founded 28 years ago.
Today, the 58-year-old is focused on his other ventures, including his space exploration company Blue Origin, which recently brought actor William Shatner to the edge of space, and his 2013 purchase of “The Washington post”. He’s also been busy trying to get his $500 million mega-yacht under construction across a historic Dutch bridge and enjoying a trip around the world with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez.
Of course, what else Forbes He’s talking about his $166.8 billion fortune accumulated over the years. Here’s how he spends, from real estate to travel to his personal projects.
Andy Kiersz, Taylor Nicole Rogers and Hillary Hofower previously contributed to this report.