Jeff Bezos, The Amazon founder and one of the richest people in the world revealed in an Instagram post that he is leaving Seattle, the city where his billion-dollar company was born, to move to Miami, Florida. The decision represents a new stage in the life of the 59-year-old businessman, who recently acquired several huge mansions in the sunny state of Florida, according to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”. New York Post.
In the video Bezos shared, he showed what was once Amazon’s headquarters, which he ran from his garage. In the footage, the 30-year-old CEO says: “It doesn’t take long to tour the offices of Amazon.com, Inc.”, while his father, who was behind the camera, encouraged his future billionaire. I’m saying, “We’re in the middle of it!”
Bezos explained that his move to Miami was prompted in part by Blue Origin, his space exploration company, whose operations are increasingly centered in Cape Canaveral, Florida. In addition to his media fiancée Lauren Sanchez53, will also move to the East Coast of the United States.
In an emotional statement, Bezos said: “I want to be close to my father, and Lauren and I love Miami.” He also expressed his gratitude for Seattle, his home since 1994, where he started Amazon in his garage, noting that the city will always have a special place in his heart.
News of his move to Miami comes just two weeks after Bezos, the world’s third-richest man, purchased a $79 million mansion on Florida’s exclusive Billionaire Bunker Island, next to a $68 million property he acquired two months earlier. These two properties occupy more than 3 acres of land on the man-made Indian Creek Island, located on the outskirts of Biscayne Bay, and have their own city council, mayor, and police force.
The most expensive mansion, built in 2000, has seven bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a swimming pool, cinema, library, wine cellar, sauna, staff quarters and six garages. By comparison, the property next door, purchased in August, has just three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Bezos plans to demolish this second property to build a new mega mansion.
The move to Miami and Bezos’ significant real estate investments show his intent to establish himself in Florida while continuing to expand his ventures in space and other sectors.
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