Jacklyn Bezos (Jeff Bezos Mom) Age, Net Worth, Bio, & Husband

Jacklyn Bezos Overview (Age, Maiden Name, Nationality & More)

NameJacklyn Bezos
Maiden NameJacklyn Gise
Nick NameJackie
Date of BirthDecember 1946
Age77 years old
Birth PlaceNew Mexico
Height5 feet 3 inches (estimated)
Ex-husbandTed Jorgensen
Now-husbandMiguel Mike Bezos
FatherLawrence Preston Gise
MotherMattie Lousie Strait

Teen mom Jacklyn Bezos is popularly recognized as the mother of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. She gave birth to Jeff at 17 years of age in 1964 when she was still in high school.

At present, she is one of the inspirational as well as influential charity persons and a beloved mom of three.

Jacklyn Bezos Net Worth

Net Worth in 2022$15 Billion
Net Worth in 2021$13 Billion
Net Worth in 2020$10 Billion
Income SourceAmazon’s share

The estimated net worth of Jacklyn Bezos is not revealed. However, the net worth of her billionaire son who is an E-Commerce pioneer is assumed to be around $180 billion USD, according to the reports of Bloomberg.

Jacklyn bought 841,716 Amazon shares in 1995. Her share is worth billions of dollars now. She has donated some portion of her wealth to charity.

Her estimated net worth is $15 billion.

Recently in 2019, Jackie and her husband Mike donated $166 million to NYU Langone Health through their Bezos Family Foundation.

Early Life, Family, & Education

Jacklyn became a teen mother at 17 years old after she gave birth to her son Jeff Bezos in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

When she became a mom, she was still in high school however, the teen parent continued her studies along with fulfilling her parental duties. She also became a single parent to Jeff after her divorce from her first husband.

You can know about her struggle here.

The additional information about her family background, siblings, and childhood are concealed to date.

In regards to her educational background. Jacklyn holds a graduation degree from the College of St. Elizabeth.


Jacklyn is the charity President and co-founder of the “Bezos Family Foundation”, a non-profit organization that supports rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people seeking education. The organization provides its services worldwide.

Furthermore, she is also among the board members of the ‘Robin Hood Foundation’ and the ‘American Museum of Nat History’.

She is also involved in the ‘Consumer Discretionary Services’ Industry.

Earlier, Jacklyn started her career as an

Jacklyn Bezos Husband & Children

Jacklyn Bezos gave birth to her first child, Jeff Bezos with Ted Theodore Jorgensen in 1964. Jeff is the founder of Amazon. 

After just a year of their marriage, both Jacklyn and Ted agreed to a mutual separation. Jeff was 17 months old at the time.

Later, when Jeff was 4 years old, Jacklyn remarried a Cuban immigrant Miguel Mike Bezos in 1968. Mike then legally adopted Jeff and raised him responsibly along with his wife Jacklyn in Houston (Texas). 

Likewise, Jacklyn’s daughter Christina Poore was born in 1969. Christina is famed as the youngest sister of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. She is happily married to Stephen Poore.

Similarly, her youngest son Mark Bezos was born in 1970 and is popularly known as the younger brother of the Amazon founder. He works for ‘Robin Hood’; a New York-based anti-poverty organization.

Both Christina and Mark share the same father Miguel Mike Bezos. 

Her former daughter-in-law Novelist MacKenzie Bezos was married to her elder son Jeff from 1992 to 2019.

Now, MacKenzie Scott is married to a teacher named Dan Jewett. Moreover, Jacklyn is a grandmother to her 11 grandchildren. Preston Bezos is one of those eleven.

Her Ex-Husband Ted Jorgensen -Jeff Bezos’ Biological Father

Ted Jorgensen was born on October 10, 1944, in Chicago, and had a brother named Gorgon Jorgensen.

Ted spent some time in New Mexico before relocating to Glendale, Arizona. He used to own a bike shop for a living.

In 1963, Ted married Jacklyn Bezos. They divorced in 1965 after welcoming their son Jeff Bezos into the world in 1964.

After his divorce from Jacklyn, Ted eventually married Linda. Mike, Lee, Darin, and Todd, the couple’s four children, were born to them.

Ted died on March 16, 2015. He was 71. He met his son Jeff Bezos only once; Jeff was three years old at that time.