Jeff Bezos Talks Amazon, Blue Origin, Family, And Wealth

Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Business Insider's parent company, Axel Springer, recently sat down with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to talk about the early days of creating Amazon, what he's learned since then, how he funds his rocket company, Blue Origin, and what it's like when the president of the United States is your biggest critic.

The sit-down interview happened in Berlin, where Bezos received the Axel Springer Award 2018.

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100+ comentarios:

Timothy A Cowin
Timothy A Cowin:
I literally only looked this up because I realized Ive never actually seen him on video or heard his voice
Lucas Michaud
Lucas Michaud:
The reason Jeff Bezos has 210 billion dollars is because he doesn’t have to pay for shampoo every month
John M
John M:
I remember when amazon was a forest
100 Subscribers With No Vid
100 Subscribers With No Vid:
He has the richest laugh ever
RS
RS:
This guy should definitely start his own business
Subscribe2Me4NoReason
Subscribe2Me4NoReason:
Reporter: You made a lot of money out of you’re music?

Bob: Money? I mean, how much is a lot of money to you?

Reporter: That’s a good question. Have you made, say millions of dollars?

Bob: No.

Reporter: Are you a rich man?

Bob: What you mean rich, what ya mean?

Reporter: Do you have a lot of possessions? Lot of money in the bank?

Bob: Possession make you rich? I don’t have that type of richness. My richness is life, forever.
MerlinMoorlo
MerlinMoorlo:
What a cute reptile!
Diego Serrano
Diego Serrano:
I work at Amazon Berlin we get payed close to the minimum wage, and i would say 70% of the employees are temporary workers hired by an external company (including myself). I once didn't get paid for 2 months and Amazon and my employee were throwing the ball at eachother, i never got paid my total salary. Are these called good working conditions? Give me a break
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asddf asdqwe:
Jeff Bezos made nearly 9 million dollars during the duration of this interview
Jessica Grajeda
Jessica Grajeda:
His voice sounds like he should be younger physically.
Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos:
I remember this like it was yesterday, had great fun
simon ulberg
simon ulberg:
This guy knows his stuff, he has a bright future ahead of him
morrisonien
morrisonien:
He acts as an actor would act playing him
sidefish
sidefish:
2:10 "the great thing about humans in general".. speaking as an outsider
French Fry TV
French Fry TV:
"I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying." - Jeff Bezos
Kim kim
Kim kim:
FUN FACT: Jeff Bezos has almost twice as many dollars as there are cells in a human brain
SummerJ200
SummerJ200:
He seems like he looks younger as he gets older.
Karan Kumar
Karan Kumar:
the wallpaper behind was beautiful!
Richard Austin
Richard Austin:
Investment is the stepping stones for success. Waiting for the government to provide is total waste..
Peace Man
Peace Man:
Jeff Bezos : HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$HA$
Yvonne W
Yvonne W:
The host asks great and insightful questions, but he needs to let his interviewees finish their sentences.
David Bob
David Bob:
It’s so ironic how everyone desires to become rich, but then also hate on the rich.



Edit: WOAH didn’t expect this to exceed like 2 likes!
Richárd Lénárd
Richárd Lénárd:
Finally, we know the real identity of Agent 47.
Daniel Donnelly
Daniel Donnelly:
Imagine spending $10,000 worth of Amazon stock when it first came out, what it would be worth! Bezos only owns 11% of Amazon stock.
F. K.
F. K.:
He looks overwhelmed by his own prophecy. He was running on barely any profit for years but knew things would go big one day. You can see how many sacrifices he had to take to be where he is now. You work hard for decades knowing things go big, yet as a human you keep having doubts, and then there you go, being the richest man of this planet but you kinda wait to wake up, but you start to realize that's it. That's the feeling he has. When initial determined surreality turns into reality.
Dirty Dan
Dirty Dan:
I remember when amazon just sold books
spice bucket
spice bucket:
Jeff Bezos: "The only way that I can see to deploy this much financial resource is by converting my Amazon winnings into space travel." (44:35)

700 million starving people around the world: Cool sounds good, we can't think of anything else either...
theSheik
theSheik:
The bald guy knows about business. Hope he starts selling books someday.
Masters of Time
Masters of Time:
And now he’s teamed up with some pure evil bastards choking out humanity!
Edward Fleming
Edward Fleming:
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Lorenzo Notarianni
Lorenzo Notarianni:
Bezos looks like he is run by some AI algorithm.
Tran Nguyen
Tran Nguyen:
The secret of your future is hidden in your
daily routine. Successful people do daily
what the unsuccessful only do occasionally
ultraali453
ultraali453:
22:34 "If you're gonna do anything new or innovative , you have to be willing to be misunderstood. If you can't afford to be misunderstood, then for goodness sake don't do anything new or innovative". - Jeff Bazos
PKSherburne
PKSherburne:
This guys seems smart, he should start a company.
Vadim Tudor
Vadim Tudor:
you can count all his interviews with 1 hand and the "interviewer" has the audacity to interrupt him by saying "we are out of time" after 30 min
Milo The Russian Blue
Milo The Russian Blue:
I know some people are jealous when they watch this. I'm inspired.
Pazzaria T.V.
Pazzaria T.V.:
Thank you ever so much, Jeff. Amazing interview. You and I actually think a lot alike. A bit more so than other people whom I have seen. Keep doing amazing work. I will be on one of you space flights. For sure. As a bit of a sidenote, BECAUSE I have assets, in my home, that I choose to protect, I own a Ring doorbell (don't even think about it, people. If you breathe, around my unit, I shall know about it). I actually wouldn't have an Alexa at the moment, but am seriously considering acquiring one. I am doing some in depth research between yours, Google's and Apple's.

People reading....

Which one do you like and why?

Thanks.
James Samson
James Samson:
Super Rich people believe that if they ever get as rich Jeff Bozo, they will never get nervous again. That is what I learned from this video.
The Affliction VHS
The Affliction VHS:
This was the first time I heard Jeff’s voice.
His voice is quite unassuming, which goes to show you that just because someone doesn’t look or sound attractive, does not mean you should automatically write them off as unimportant.
WoomyZooms
WoomyZooms:
He sacrificed his hair for his wealth
Ibu Kontraktor
Ibu Kontraktor:
The interviewer needs to listen more and interrupts less.
Zahra Ijaz
Zahra Ijaz:
I love how you could never see Jeff Bezos's teeth
Miss Aika
Miss Aika:
He is a charming and witty gentleman, indeed :)
Tlhalefang Chelechele
Tlhalefang Chelechele:
It's nice to hear him speak about his Ex wife like this it's heart warming 💝
Ditching The Grind 3
Ditching The Grind 3:
His brother is a volunteer firefighter in New York. He says he is close to his brother and sister still. His mother taught them to be this way.His dad was a Cuban immigrant. He experienced unconditional love from parents and grandparents. 💜
Versailles 09
Versailles 09:
I always arrive home feeling so exhausted from work and recover naturally before bedtime.
Your side Ting
Your side Ting:
Jeff literally laughs In rich
Richard Harris
Richard Harris:
"Your package is running late..." Amazon is increasingly MISSING the delivery date promised at time of purchase. Why pay for Prime if they don't deliver on time?
Sahil Sharma
Sahil Sharma:
He seems intelligent. Hope he does big in life.
Raazboi
Raazboi:
This man gets 3,700 a second. Lmao if he got 100k and dropped it in a pond he finna be like it's ok I can make it in another 3 mins XD
Mihai Ştețco
Mihai Ştețco:
For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 3: 16

“...Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”
Matthew 3: 2.
3dgar 7eandro
3dgar 7eandro:
After listening a couple of interviews (old and new) from this guy I'm slowly becoming a fan of his work. Hope the best for Amazon a Space X, and Tesla and probably Google and Wikipedia I guess.... Jajjaa 😂
somefobe
somefobe:
The legend says, Amazon still have only 125 human employees.
Philly Phil tropicsnow
Philly Phil tropicsnow:
He's not worried about it getting broken up cause he knows he can easily influence through media and lobby/bribe anyone to make sure it never happens.
Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko:
I like how he refers to everyone as customers.
Man is literally serving the world.
C
C:
Interviewer cutting off Jeff constantly and rushing the interview because "people want to eat" wtf? I think this interviewer was anxious to have a drink or something.
Paulo Cesar
Paulo Cesar:
este cara é um gênio
em brevê vamos conversar com ente querido já falecido
através de um aplicativo Jeff bezos
sai krishna
sai krishna:
As an Interviewer, you should first let the person in front to complete speaking before you ask follow up questions.
gmchixx
gmchixx:
After listening to this interview,.. I don't want his money anymore.. I just want his brain 😭😭and I'm outta here
Alexandre C. MATTI
Alexandre C. MATTI:
I’ve seen 3 interviews I. The last few days, same exact questions and same exact answers. Crazy.
McCabe88
McCabe88:
You don’t hear much about this guy so I’m glad there is an interview
M K
M K:
"You will figure out one day that it's harder to be kind than clever" - Powerful
Anthony Bush
Anthony Bush:
Jeff's laugh if worth 20 billion alone
King Bear Of COD
King Bear Of COD:
The man still has the same nerdy laugh, legend.
Lewis
Lewis:
The most confusing part of this interview was when they stood up and one man was a giant LMAO
World Traveler Guru
World Traveler Guru:
He still drives a 1996 Honda Accord. He said its a perfectly good car and still works. I'm sure he's put the best of the best parts in. He's a very down to earth man. Not a show off one bit!
Antonios Bogos
Antonios Bogos:
Thp is best bet for Amazon to stop its current revolving-door Employee bleeding
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don mon
don mon:
that interviewer REALLY seems like the kind of guy who'd give a homeless man a buck to save his life! (LOL!)
Bionic Al Drives
Bionic Al Drives:
"letting authoritarian governments interfere in free democratic elections"
wow, sounds like someone I know trying to overthrow a democratic election ;)
Richard Boss
Richard Boss:
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maximillionboi
maximillionboi:
15:10 i highly suspect he made that name up, or benefit of the doubt, he knew it was irrelevant details
29:19 looks like Mr. bezos said something rude
T-MUSTAFA 33
T-MUSTAFA 33:
I used to work for this guy lol.😀
sweet black
sweet black:
I won the lottery of having so many people in my life to give me unconditional love"
~Jeff Bezos
Tronald Drmp
Tronald Drmp:
24:00 - Just in 2010 we had 30,000 employees to 500,000 in 2018. In my mind I was still delivering the packages in the post office myself.
I still have all memories of hoping that one day of affording the forklift.
Aktien mit Kopf
Aktien mit Kopf:
thank you for this interview! Jeff Bezos is a huge inspiration
Sadhna Narang
Sadhna Narang:
I want to be like you❤️
JamesTrevitt
JamesTrevitt:
Made enough money during the pandemic alone to pay every single one of his employees $100'000 dollars. Didn't do that. Now blasting himself into space.

CEO, Entrepreneur, Born in 1964, Jeffrey, Jeffrey Bezos.
Sagar Sunar
Sagar Sunar:
He’s inspiring for whole people 🙏❤️
Marvin Hidalgo
Marvin Hidalgo:
Jeff Bezos thank you for everything 🙏🏽
You change my LIFE!!
Moinmoin 99
Moinmoin 99:
I feel like I became an Billionaire through this interview
Pelit Mamani
Pelit Mamani:
Thanks to both sides, for an intelligent interview that dares explore hard questions!
Sweet November
Sweet November:
I love his voice 💞
Carp Spudpicker
Carp Spudpicker:
The world will regret giving companies such as Amazon the power they have over us all!
United Snakes of America
United Snakes of America:
Living, breathing one-eyed symbolism.
Denesha Wallace
Denesha Wallace:
I've never heard his voice before. Wow🤣
cutieprincess431
cutieprincess431:
You can see the emotion when he reflects on his grandfather’s wisdom. Quite powerful to see
Rio Casanova
Rio Casanova:
Hahaha the interviewer is so intense every time Jeff gets off topic 😂😂😂
Aor Jar
Aor Jar:
Thank you so much for this helpful and informative tutorial. I will definitely be using some of these techniques to earn even more from my website that I shared on my channel. Currently I'm earning between $400-$500/day ...
Miły Pan
Miły Pan:
0:26 - kiedy widzisz jak twoi pracownicy wzajemnie prześcigają się w normach
Rex Smith
Rex Smith:
Thank you for a job :)
Andrew Coursaris
Andrew Coursaris:
He’s probably a genius
Jessie Sanchez
Jessie Sanchez:
Now thats a great interview.
warfighter1988
warfighter1988:
I cant believe we created him
silkktheshocker
silkktheshocker:
Just shave the eyebrows Jeff, I know you want to. We won't judge you.
RD Maxwell 772 Helen Torres
RD Maxwell 772 Helen Torres:
I remember when amazon was a forest
Aaron Lohberg
Aaron Lohberg:
The greath thing about human beings is that they are always improving things.

I'm not so sure if thats true..
Moreno Tempini
Moreno Tempini:
Bezos seems like is gonna explode anytime...Take a look at his eyes. god damn
Robin Singh
Robin Singh:
When starts talking about blue space....you can clearly see his level of imagination
OPTICAL MEMES
OPTICAL MEMES:
Samson cuts his hair and losses his strength. Jeff cuts his hair and gets money.
Lu Jin
Lu Jin:
It’s harder to be kind than clever. So true ...