OREANDA-NEWSAmerican entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, who is the founder of Amazon and the richest man in the world, acquired a $ 165 million estate in Beverly Hills, California. This was reported on Wednesday by an American newspaper, citing sources.

According to the publication, previously not a single residential property in Los Angeles and its suburbs has not been sold for such a large amount. The area of ​​the estate is about 3.6 hectares. Bezos bought it from media mogul David Geffen without the involvement of real estate agents. On the site there is a tennis court, a golf course, several gardens and houses.

According to the newspaper, Geffen bought the estate in 1990 for $ 47.5 million. Then it was the largest amount paid for a residential property in the Los Angeles area. The first owner of the estate was one of the Presidents of Warner Bros. Jack Warner.

According to Bloomberg, Bezos’s fortune exceeds $ 132 billion. It ranks first in the agency’s list of the richest people in the world. Amazon's capitalization currently exceeds $ 1 trillion. Bezos also owns the Blue Origin aerospace company. In 2013, he acquired The Washington Post for $ 250 million.