Jeff Bezos

Bezos at the opening of Amazon Spheres in Seattle, 2018
Bezos (front row, center) at the Robot Co-op in 2005
Bezos in 2010
Bezos receives the James Smithson Bicentennial medal on June 14, 2016, for his work with Amazon.
Bezos on October 25, 2017, on his visit to Los Angeles Air Force Base.
Bezos and Rob Meyerson (fifth from left) giving NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver (fourth from left) a tour of Blue Origin's crew capsule in 2011
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter meets with Bezos in 2016 at The Pentagon
Bezos at a naturalization ceremony on June 14, 2016
The net worth of Jeff Bezos from 1999 to 2018 as estimated by Forbes magazine, in the nominal U.S. dollar. His net worth is calculated in the billions by March of each year.
Bezos in 2017
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi presenting the USIBC Global Leadership Award to Bezos, in Washington, D.C. on June 7, 2016
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with Bezos during the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City on September 20, 2021
Bezos funded the retrieval of these F-1 engine parts from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in 2015, eventually donating them to the Seattle Museum of Flight. They are from Apollo 16 (above) and Apollo 12 (below)

American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, computer engineer, and commercial astronaut.

- Jeff Bezos

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Blue Origin

American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Kent, Washington.

The coat of arms of Blue Origin
Blue Origin's three vehicles as of late 2012: (1) Goddard subscale demonstrator, flight tested in 2006–2007, (2) early, subscale version of the suborbital New Shepard propulsion module (as flown in 2011; variations exist to the larger New Shepard that actually flew in 2015), (3) future Space Vehicle (on top of a future orbital launch vehicle which, when stacked, is Blue Origin's future Orbital Transportation System).
Charon on display at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington.
New Shepard launch on April 29, 2015
New Shepard landing with parachutes on April 29, 2015
BE-4 rocket engine, on display at the 34th Space Symposium, April 2018. It was the first BE-4 to be hotfire tested, on October 18, 2017.
Production facilities near the Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, the founder and executive chairman of Amazon, the company is led by CEO Bob Smith and aims to make access to space cheaper and more reliable through reusable launch vehicles.

Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Daily ranking of the world's 500 richest people based on their net worth.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Spanish fashion retailer Amancio Ortega both saw a large increase in their respective net worths during 2016 and 2017 and challenged Gates for the number one spot.

Media proprietor

A media proprietor, media mogul or media tycoon refers to a successful entrepreneur who controls, through personal ownership or via a dominant position in any media-related company or enterprise, media consumed by many individuals.

Copy of a newspaper (El Universo), an example of mass media.

Jeff Bezos (Amazon)

The Washington Post

American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. It is the most-widely circulated newspaper within the Washington metropolitan area and has a large international audience.

Front page for June 10, 2020
Front page for June 10, 2020
The previous headquarters of The Washington Post on 15th Street NW in Washington, D.C.
The Washington Post building the week after the 1948 Presidential election. The "Crow-Eaters" sign is addressed to Harry Truman, after his surprise re-election.
The Washington Post and Union masthead, April 16, 1878
The Monday, July 21, 1969, edition, with the headline The Eagle Has Landed'Two Men Walk on the Moon"
Demolition of the 15th Street headquarters in April 2016
One Franklin Square, the current home of the Post
Two United States soldiers and one South Vietnamese soldier waterboard a captured North Vietnamese prisoner of war. The publication of the image on the front cover of The Washington Post on 21 January 1968 led to the court-martial of one of the United States soldiers, although The Washington Post described waterboarding as "fairly common".

In October 2013, the Graham family sold the newspaper to Nash Holdings, a holding company owned by Jeff Bezos, for $250 million.

Billionaire

Person with a net worth of at least one billion units of a given currency, usually of a major currency such as the United States dollar, euro, or pound sterling.

Global share of wealth by wealth group, Credit Suisse, 2021
Global share of wealth by wealth group, Credit Suisse, 2017
The number of billionaires that, with assets combined, would own as much money as half the world population, and what transport they would fit on, between years 2010 to 2016

Over the course of the 2020s, depending on the source and the year, the world's richest person has been reckoned to be Jeff Bezos, Bernard Arnault and family, or Elon Musk.

New Shepard

Vertical-takeoff, vertical-landing , crew-rated suborbital launch vehicle developed by Blue Origin as a commercial system for suborbital space tourism.

New Shepard 2 (without capsule) at the 2017 EAA AirVenture
New Shepard Crew Capsule RSS H. G. Wells after landing on the December 12, 2017, flight
New Shepard propulsion module

Blue Origin is owned and led by Amazon founder and former CEO Jeff Bezos.

Bellevue, Washington

City in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, located across Lake Washington from Seattle.

Bellevue seen from Meydenbauer Bay in 1902
Aerial view of Bellevue skyline
I-405 as seen from the NE 8th Street Overpass
Bellevue City Hall, opened in 2006
Bellevue Arts Museum

The technology company Amazon was founded in Bellevue by Jeff Bezos.

National Merit Scholarship Program

United States academic scholarship competition for recognition and university scholarships administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation , a privately funded, not-for-profit organization based in Evanston, Illinois.

Logo of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Jeff Bezos (1982)

Tau Beta Pi

Oldest engineering honor society and the second oldest collegiate honor society in the United States.

Plaque recognizing the Georgia Tech chapter of Tau Beta Pi

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder

Amazon (company)

American multinational technology company which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.

The company's largest campus outside the United States was inaugurated in Hyderabad, India in September 2019.
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2016
Twitch at the Electronic Entertainment Expo
Whole Foods Market store in Ann Arbor, Michigan
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A sticker expressing an anti-Amazon message is pictured on the back of a street sign in Seattle.
Amazon.fr fulfillment center in Lauwin-Planque, France
Amazon.es fulfillment center in San Fernando de Henares, Spain
Amazon.co.uk fulfillment center in Glenrothes, Scotland, UK
Amazon.de fulfillment center in Graben, Germany
Amazon.co.jp fulfillment center in Ichikawa, Japan
Amazon fulfillment center in Macon, Georgia, U.S.

Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos from his garage in Bellevue, Washington, on July 5, 1994.