It’s the end of an era for Jeff Bezos, who announced that his time as the CEO of Amazon would soon come to a close.
Starting out in 1994 as an online bookstore, Amazon morphed into a multitrillion-dollar company with Bezos, 57, as the ringleader of it all. Since then, he has amassed a gigantic real estate portfolio worth upward of $500 million, accounting for inflation. Ranging from properties in Beverly Hills to Seattle to good ol’ West Texas, and even cities like Washington, DC, and New York City, Bezos has a home for each climate.
Until his divorce from Mackenzie Scott in 2019, he was worth about $150 billion — making him the richest person in the world. Following his divorce, Bezos remained on Forbes’ 2020 list as the world’s wealthiest person for the third year in a row, despite giving $36 billion worth of his Amazon stock to his ex-wife. Today, Bezos is estimated to have a net worth of about $195 billion — sparked