July 20 (Reuters) – U.S. organization mogul Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), is set to launch into place aboard his firm Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket on Tuesday, nine days soon after rival Richard Branson became the initially billionaire astronaut.
Below is a glimpse at Bezos’ everyday living, from developing an ecommerce startup in a garage in the suburbs of Seattle, to launching into house, a dream the entrepreneur has had given that he was 5 years aged.
1964: On Jan. 12, Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen is born in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Jacklyn Gise and Ted Jorgensen and is later on adopted by Miguel Bezos
1986: Graduates from Princeton College soon after researching electrical engineering and laptop science
1990: Joins investment financial institution D.E. Shaw & Co, shortly named the firm’s youngest senior vice president
1993: Marries MacKenzie Tuttle, whom he fulfilled at D.E. Shaw
1994: Bezos, who referred to as himself a “garage inventor” from a younger age, quits D.E. Shaw, moves to Seattle to open a virtual bookstore out of a garage
1995: Amazon.com sells its initially e-book, begins to swiftly expand and diversify
2000: Bezos sets up his rocket startup Blue Origin
2006: Amazon introduces cloud computing support Amazon Web Providers (AWS) and Amazon Unbox, the unique video programming assistance to be later renamed to Amazon Primary Online video
2007: Amazon releases Kindle, a transportable digital looking at system
2012: Blue Origin begins flight tests New Shepard
2019: Jeff and MacKenzie file for divorce right after 25 several years of marriage the couple has 4 young children collectively
2021: Bezos steps down as CEO of Amazon on July 5, but stays government chairman of ecommerce giant, with a web truly worth of about $206 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Reporting by Eva Mathews in Bengaluru Enhancing by Will Dunham
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