Mark Bezos with his elder brother Jeff Bezos who was the founder of Amazon announced that they will join Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month.
The multi-million-dollar auction for seat finishes on 12 June and the bidding reach $2.8 M.
The name of the spacecraft created by Blue origin is The New Shepard.
Jeff Bezos shared this news in his Instagram post, says that Jeff with his younger brother Mark heading to space, he captioned it as Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space. I will take that journey with my brother, On July 20th. The greatest adventure, with my best friend.
The spacecraft will allow them to experience microgravity as it will launch its passengers more than 62 miles away from the earth which lasts for 11 minutes. They will unbuckle the seat belt and float for few minutes and return to earth.
This news come after two weeks when Jeff stepped down as Amazon’s chief executive. And it is thought that for making few some adventures journey to space he stepped down.
Mark Bezos Age , Family , Parents Education and Early Life
The 53-year-old Mark Bezos is the younger brother of Jeff Bezos. He is six years younger than Jeff. The two brothers have a sister named Christina.
Their parent’s names are Miguel Bezos and Jacklyn Bezos. Mark completed his high school in Norway and basically, he is from Texas. Now he with his family lives in Westchester County, New York.
Mark Bezos Wife ,Children And Business
Mark married to wife Lisa and has four children.
He is a co-founder of the private equity firm Highpost Capital which is investor tracker Crunchbase described as a private equity firm owned by the Bezos family. The firm “focused on giving better opportunities with family-controlled and entrepreneur-led companies,” according to reports.
Previously he had an advertising company which he sold in 2006. After that, he joined as an executive at Robin Hood, a poverty-fighting charity in New York City. Usually, he keeps her profile low. But he was famous for volunteering as a firefighter with the Scarsdale Fire Department in Westchester County since 2005.
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What is Mark Bezos Net Worth?
Mark may not be as fortunate as his Brother Jeff but he is really hard working and has a successful career which helped him to earn Net worth of $ 25 million.
In 2020, Mark sell his Scardale home for $11m which is a four-acre property that includes four bedrooms with four bathrooms and also four guest rooms. The home also includes a theater, gym, wine cellar, and game room with a golf simulator.
Jeff describes his brother Mark as his closest friend and very excited about enjoying the space trip with him. He even describes as the “funniest guy in my life” and also details that when they’re together – often drinking bourbon – “I just laugh continuously.”