Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is leaving cloudy Seattle for sunny Miami.
The billionaire tech government revealed in an Instagram put up that he will likely be relocating from Seattle, Washington, the place he based and constructed Amazon, and transferring to Miami, Florida.
“I’ve lived in Seattle longer than I’ve lived anyplace else and have so many wonderful recollections right here,” Bezos wrote within the put up. “As thrilling because the transfer is, it’s an emotional resolution for me. Seattle, you’ll at all times have a bit of my coronary heart.”
He elaborated that his mother and father just lately moved again to the Miami space (Bezos grew up within the metropolis and attended highschool there earlier than transferring to the pacific northwest).
“I need to be near my mother and father, and Lauren and I really like Miami,” he mentioned, referencing his fiancee Lauren Sanchez.
He additionally added that his rocket firm Blue Origin can be rising its operations at Cape Canaveral, which is a pair hundred miles north of Miami.
Bloomberg reported final month that Bezos acquired a pair of neighboring mansions within the Indian Creek part of Miami for about $150 million. He additionally has properties in Washington D.C., New York Metropolis, and a ranch in west Texas.
Bezos stepped down as CEO of Amazon in 2021, handing the reins to a prime deputy, Andy Jassy. He continues to work as government chairman of the tech large.