How lives MacKenzie Bezos - the wife of the richest man in the world
• How to live MacKenzie Bezos - the wife of the richest man in the world
MacKenzie Bezos is not like a fashion model, and the style of her life, too little resemblance to the style of life film stars or socialite. No one can suspect her that she married for the money, because when she met Jeff Bezos, he was not yet world-famous billionaire. So how do you live woman who stands behind the richest man in the world - the founder of the online store Amazon?
Last year, the state of Jeff Bezos has reached a record $ 107 billion US dollars. He was recognized as the richest man in the world - richer than Arab sheiks and most successful businessmen. However, when Jeff and Mackenzie met on the future success of this, none of them did not even know.
In 1992, Jeff and Mackenzie both worked in the company in Manhattan. Then MacKenzie really wanted to be a writer - she even graduated from Princeton University with honors and received a degree in English language and literature, and teachers noted that such a talented student at them for a long time had gone. But while the glory of the writer was far, she went to work at a more "mundane" position - and that's when she met Jeff.
Jeff was 8 years older MacKenzie, but he immediately noticed a clever and nice girl. They began an affair, and a year later they were married. Together they moved to Washington, where proolzhayut live and until now.
Then, a year after the marriage, Jeff started his online store Amazon.com, which he was able to run only a year later. He was interested in the potential of the Internet: Jeff himself says, he once read that for the year the number of Internet users has increased by 2300% and decided that this is a unique opportunity not to be missed.
with the thought of his wife, who just wrote the book, Jeff started his own business just to sell books. On the book America's business leaders annual congress he was able to convince the influential people in the prospects of a virtual bookstore. So Mackenzie became not only support for Jeff, but his muse.
Of the companies, which accounted for just nashkrebat bottom of the barrel and money to persuade investors to invest at least a little, Jeff just five years has created a huge business worth millions. From the office, which initially was located in a garage, Amazon has become the largest online retailer in the world.
During this time Mackenzie was always there with Jeff. The couple had four children. Mrs. Bezos directs the organization, which focuses on the social and psychological assistance to students who are subjected to psychological pressure by their peers. And besides that MacKenzie still become as wanted, a writer, and in 2006 was awarded the American Book Award. In the end, when you have a husband, billionaire, you can afford to do only those things that you really like.