Miguel Bezos Overview, Age, & Birthday
Name: Miguel Angel Bezos
Known As: Mike
Date of Birth: 1946
Age: Age: 74 years old
Birth Place: San Diego de Cuba
Wife: Jacklyn Gise Bezos
Miguel “Mike” Bezos is one of the ASPEN Institute trustees, vice president, and co-founder of the “ Bezos Family Foundation”. He is the step-dad of the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos.
Early life, Family & Education
Miguel, often referred as ‘Mike’, was born and raised in Santiago de Cuba. He has a brother and a sister and lived a joyful life with his parents and siblings in his early years. His father was a businessman who owned a lumber mill and his mother was a housewife who had her own store where she sold baby clothes as well as fabrics.
Cuban native then immigrated to the USA alone at the young age of 16 in 1962. After his arrival in the US, he initially stayed in a refugee camp “Camp Matecumbe” in Florida for three weeks. Later, he was sent to Wilmington, Delaware where he attended high school and further got a scholarship in a college in Albuquerque. Mike completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Albuquerque. He met his wife Jacklyn along with her son Jeff while in college. The native from Cuba claims to be a Cuban at first and is also a very proud American.
Mike spent around three decades in numerous engineering and managerial positions in the US and other countires. Mike is the co-founder of the “ Bezos Family Foundation” along with his wife, their children, and their spouses in 2000. All of them serve as the directors in the foundation which provides educational aid to young people. The foundation runs the “ Bezos Scholars Program” at Aspen Institute and ‘the Aspen Challenge and Students Rebuild’ under them. Apart from this, he is on the board of ‘New Classrooms Innovation Partners’ as well as the board member of the ‘National Museum of American History.’
Miguel Bezos Wife & Children
In 1968, Mike Bezos married Jacklyn Gise after her separation from her former husband Ted Jorgensen in 1965. Even though Miguel Mike Bezos is not the biological father of Jeff Bezos, he legally adopted Jeff and raised him responsibly with his wife Jacklyn Bezos.
Later, his daughter, Christina Poore, was born in 1969. She is renowned as the youngest sister of Amazon creator Jeff Bezos. Christina and Stephen Poore are happily married. Similarly, Mark Bezos, his biological son, was born in 1970 and is popularly recognized as the Amazon founder’s younger brother. He works for ‘Robin Hood’, an anti-poverty association based in New York. Furthermore, he is a very proud grandparent to his 11 grandchildren.
Miguel Bezos Net Worth
Miguel Mike Bezos is the father of one of the world’s richest businessmen Jeff Bezos. His personal net worth is kept concealed from the media however, the estimated net worth of his billionaire son is assumed to be around $180 billion USD.