Jeff Bezos is the owner of a Gulfstream G650ER private jet with registration N-271DV. The jet was delivered in 2015 and has a value of around US$ 75 million.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos
Bezos is the founder of Amazon.com and one of the richest man on earth.
Amazon.com is the world’s largest online shopping company. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore. And later diversified to sell DVDs, Blu-rays and CDs. And also electronics, furniture, toys and even foods.
Amazon is now the largest Internet company by revenue in the world. Realizing more than US$ 130 billion in annual sales.
In 2013 he bought the Washington post. The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper published in Washington. It focuses on national and federal politics.
Jeff Bezos Net Worth
The success of Amazon.com made Bezos one of the richest men in the world. He has net worth of more than US$ 130 billion. He is richer than Bill Gates.
Bezos owns more than 81 million shares in Amazon. Which is 16.9% of the share capital. But his shares are worth around US$ 1,650 per share (!).
Bezos receives a modest salary of US$ 81.840 per year. The company bears approximately US$ 1.6 million in annual security costs.
And he sells around 1,000,000 shares per year. So his annual cash flow from the sale of shares is (more than) US$ 1.6 billion.
Bezos is an active philanthropist. He is donating to cancer research and museums. He is also Board member of the Bezos Family Foundation. The foundation was founded by Jeff’s parents Mike and Jacky.
Jeff Bezos House
Bezos and his wife own at least five houses. One in Medina, Washington which is considered to be his main residence. One house in Washington DC. Which he purchased in 2017. It is considered to be the largest private home in Washington DC. And he owns another house in Beverly Hills.
He paid $23 million for a 27,000-square-foot mansion in Washington. It was once a textile museum in the Kalorama neighborhood.
He also owns a ranch in Texas. Bezos is the US’ 25th largest private land owner. He has many real estate investments.
The Gulfstream G650ER is a twin-engine business jet airplane. It is produced by Gulfstream Aerospace. The ER stands for Extended Range. The plane has a range of 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers.
The new build price for a Gulfstream G650ER is approximately US$ 70 million. But customization can quickly increase the price with several millions.
Poplar Glen LLC
Bezos’ jet with registration N271DV is registered to his private company Poplar Glen. In 2015 he acquired a Boeing Field hangar for US$ 5.5 million. That was to house his Gulfstream. Bezos owned a Dassault Falcon-900EX, which was sold in 2015.
In January 2019 is was announced that he and his wife MacKenzie Bezos were to divorce. They were married for 25 years, without a prenuptial agreement.
The divorce is already called the most expensive divorce ever. And it can make her the richest woman in the world. Bezos was not rich, not even a millionaire, when they married.