Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bezos's mother, Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was a teenager when she had him with his biological father, Ted Jorgensen. They were married less than a year. When Jeff was four years old, she remarried a Cuban immigrant named Mike Bezos. When Jeff became a teenager, they moved to Miami Florida where he would graduate as the Valedictorian of his high school.