Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur who is the founder of Amazon
. In 2018 and 2019, Jeff Bezos was named the richest man in the world.
Jeff Bexos was born with the name Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen, but after being adopted by his stepfather, his last name was changed to Bezos. His stepfather was a Cuban immigrant named Miguel Bezos, so his last name is of Cuban origin.
The pronunciation of his last name, Bezos, is often object of discussion. Some pronounce Bezos as Bay-zose
and others as Bee-zose
. While the pronunciation of his last name has been somewhat Americanized from the original Cuban version, especially in terms of accent, the correct pronunciation of Jeff Bezos's last name is Bay-zose