Jeffrey Preston Bezos (; né Jorgensen; January 12, 1964) is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.
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Wall Street Journal

Amazon's Jeff Bezos: Big Businesses Should Be Scrutinized, Not Vilified

WASHINGTON—Jeff Bezos, facing political backlash over Amazon.com Inc.'s growing market dominance, said Thursday that while big companies deserve to be scrutinized, politicians shouldn't “vilify” them. Mr. Bezos, Amazon's boss and the world's ...

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CNNMoney

Jeff Bezos: Trump should welcome media scrutiny

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who typically tries to stay out of the political fray, mounted a vigorous defense of press freedom on Thursday evening, saying President Donald Trump should be "glad" to face media scrutiny. The remarks came during an hour-long, ...

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USA TODAY

Jeff Bezos: President Trump's media criticism is 'dangerous'

WASHINGTON — Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos on Thursday called President Donald Trump's criticism of journalists "dangerous," saying he will consistently stick up for the role of media in democracy. Bezos, whose companies are a ...

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USA TODAY

Amazon's Jeff Bezos donates $10 million to PAC; Sanders introduces the BEZOS Act

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has stayed remarkably under the radar, giving rare public appearances and mostly avoided social media. That may be changing, at a time when politicians from both ends of the spectrum, from President Trump to ...

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Vox

Bernie Sanders's BEZOS bill takes aim at how Amazon pays workers

He hosted a worker town hall in July and last month put together a petition to demand Jeff Bezos implement better working conditions and pay. Last month, he also set up a web portal for employees to share their experiences, prompting Amazon, in an ...

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Forbes

Jeff Bezos Gives $10 Million To Help Put More Veterans In Congress

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is venturing further into the political arena with a $10 million donation to help get more veterans into Congress. Bezos, the world's richest man, has long shied away from making major political or philanthropic ...

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Washington Post

Jeff Bezos donates $10 million to veteran-focused super PAC in first major ...

Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are making their first major political contribution with a $10 million gift to a super PAC focused on electing veterans to public office. The super PAC, With Honor ...

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Wall Street Journal

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Gives $10 Million to Super PAC in First Major ...

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife are making their first major foray into politics with a $10 million contribution to a super PAC that aims to elect military veterans to Congress. The contribution introduces Mr. Bezos, who also owns the Washington ...

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CNNMoney

Jeff Bezos donates $10 million to group that help veterans get elected

The world's richest person isn't known for giving money away. But Jeff Bezos has just donated $10 million to a super PAC. The Amazon CEO contributed $10 million to With Honor, a nonpartisan organization and super PAC that aims to increase the number of ...

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The Mercury News

Jeff Bezos is now the richest man ever in…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos addresses a press conference to introduce new Amazon and Kindle products in New York, September 28, 2011. Bezos introduced a line of four new Kindle products, the Kindle Fire tablet, the Kindle Touch 3G, the Kindle Touch and a ...

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BBC News

Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now worth $150bn (£113bn), according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Jeff Bezos's net worth has increased by over $60bn in the last 12 months, which makes him the world's richest man. This places his worth higher than ...

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Esquire.com

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Just Broke $150 Billion, Making Him the Richest Man in ...

Bloomberg reports that Bezos' net worth briefly broke the $150 billion mark Monday, right on the eve of Amazon Prime Day. No single human has been that rich since 1982, when Forbes started tracking rich people's wealth. Bill Gates came close during the ...

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Engadget

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in recent history

Jeff Bezos has been one of the world's wealthiest people for a while, but he's now set a new record: he's the wealthiest person in recent history. The Amazon founder's net worth has topped $151 billion according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index ...

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USA TODAY

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth tops $150B as he becomes richest person in ...

Jeff Bezos has now become the richest person in modern history — his net worth now tops Bill Gates' past inflation-adjusted peak. The founder of Amazon.com, already the world's richest person, saw his net worth hit $150 billion for the first time ...

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CNNMoney

Happy Prime Day! Bezos worth $150 billion as Amazon hits all-time high

Bezos, who also personally owns The Washington Post and space exploration company Blue Origin, has most of his net worth tied up in Amazon stock. He is the company's largest shareholder, with a more than 16% stake. Amazon's growing clout in retail, ...

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Forbes

Landmark Day For Jeff Bezos As His Net Worth Briefly Surpasses $151 Billion

For a few hours on Monday, Jeff Bezos' fortune surpassed the $151 billion mark. That was a new (and brief!) record high not just for Bezos, but also for all of the billionaires Forbes has tracked over the past three and a half decades. At the end of ...

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CNBC

Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in modern history

Jeff Bezos keeps shattering wealth records – first the richest man in the world. Then the richest man of our time. And now, the richest man in recent history – adjusted for inflation. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Bezos' fortune just ...

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