Jeff Bezos' parents invested nearly $250,000 in Amazon — they might be worth $30 billion today
August 02, 2018 at 14:21 PM EDT
Jeff Bezos is currently the richest person alive. And, thanks to him, his parents might not be far be behind. A 1997 SEC filing unearthed by Bloomberg finds that Jackie and Mike Bezos invested $245,573 in Amazon in 1995. If they kept their holdings, Bloomberg estimates their shares could be worth $30 billion today.