Jeff Bezos net worth: Jeff Bezos is the founder, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board of Amazon.com, who has a net worth of $32 billion dollars. While growing up in Texas, Bezos used his parents' garage as a laboratory for his science projects. Bezos attended Princeton University with a plan to study physics, but his love of computers shifted his studies, where he graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and electrical engineering. Bezos was a financial analyst for D. E. Shaw & Co. prior to founding Amazon in 1994. Bezos created Amazon's business plan during a cross country drive from New York to Seattle. Bezos founded the company in 1994, setting up the original business in his garage. In 2008 Bezos received an honorary doctorate in Science and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University, and in 1999 Bezos was named Time magazine's Person of the Year.