1. What is jacklyn bezos Net Worth?
Jacklyn Bezos is an American businesswoman and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $80 billion. She is the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, making her one of the wealthiest women in the world. Jacklyn has invested in several businesses and charities, including Blue Origin, The Day 1 Fund, and The Giving Pledge.
In addition to her investments, Jacklyn also owns a stake in Amazon estimated to be worth around $35 billion dollars. This makes her one of the wealthiest women in the world and puts her ahead of some of the most famous billionaires such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
Jacklyn has also been involved in philanthropy, donating millions to various causes through her charity organization, The Day 1 Fund. She has also joined “The Giving Pledge” which encourages billionaires to donate at least half of their wealth to charitable causes.
2. jacklyn bezos Early Life
Jacklyn Bezos was born on April 7, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attended Princeton University where she earned a degree in electrical engineering and computer science. After college she worked at several tech companies before meeting her future husband Jeff Bezos in 1992. They were married two years later and had four children together before divorcing in 2019.
Prior to meeting Jeff Bezos, Jacklyn was working as a software engineer for Bankers Trust Company when she was offered a job at Amazon by Jeff himself. She accepted his offer and became one of Amazon’s first employees and helped build it into one of the largest companies in the world today.
3. jacklyn bezos Career
After leaving Amazon, Jacklyn founded an investment firm called Maveron LLC with Dan Levitan which invests primarily in consumer-related businesses such as Zulily and Shutterfly. Through this firm she has invested in numerous startups including Uber Technologies Inc., Airbnb Inc., 23andMe Inc., Juno Therapeutics Inc., Space Exploration Technologies Corp., among others. In addition to investing directly into companies through Maveron, Jacklyn also invests through her own personal venture capital fund called “Bezos Expeditions” which has invested over $400 million into more than 50 different startups since its inception in 1998.
Jacklyn has also been involved with numerous charities throughout her career including donating millions of dollars to various causes through The Day 1 Fund which she founded along with her ex-husband Jeff Bezos back in 2018 with an initial donation of $2 billion dollars from both parties combined. She is also a part of “The Giving Pledge” which encourages wealthy individuals to donate at least half their wealth to charitable causes during their lifetime or upon their death as well as being involved with other philanthropic organizations such as The Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).