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Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here are 14 things you might not know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images You might not know that Jeff Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." He survived a helicopter crash in Texas in 2003. In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997.Paul Souders/Getty Images According to CNBC, Bezos, then Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was barely 17 years old and a junior in high school when sh...
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Doctor X Is An Insane Pre-Code Technicolor Horror Blast And It's Streaming Now

Right now, the Turner Classic Movies streaming app Watch TCM is featuring two classic pre-code horror movies made by director Michael Curtiz for Warner Bros. That's right, the great "Casablanca" helmer dabbled in horror in the early 1930's when producer Darryl F. Zanuck and WB (back when it was run by the actual B's) decided to cash in on the popular horror trend kicked off by Universal Pictures' "Dracula" and "Frankenstein" in 1931. So in 1932 they hired studio journeyman Curtiz to make "Doctor...
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Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, family drama, and a possibly even a hack by foreign operatives. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Contributor Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple in January 2019. Since then they have both finalized their divorces and embarked on a whirlwind romance. Bezos has announced that he'll step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's been a turbulent two years for Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez.In January 2019, the bombs...
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As Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO, feast on his giant RE portfolio

From LA to Seattle and even West Horn, Texas, Bezos owns property all across the country. As he prepares to step down as Amazon's CEO, Inman takes a glimpse at his portfolio.
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, possible interference from a foreign government, and now, Bezos stepping down as CEO. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside / Contributor Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple in January 2019. Since then, they have both finalized their divorces and embarked on a whirlwind romance. Now, Bezos has announced that he'll step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's been a turbulent two years for Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. In...
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Here's a look at all the lavish properties Jeff Bezos owns across the US

Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. It's unknown how Bezos' properties were divided after his divorce from MacKenzie Bezos. He recently announced that he was going to step down as CEO of Amazon to become executive chairman. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jeff Bezos has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US, from his home state of Washington to New York ...
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Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn just listed his Beverly Hills estate for $110 million - more than double what he paid for it 6 years ago. Look inside.

Wynn's mansion includes several bedrooms for staff and a security team. Jim Bartsch Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn just put his Beverly Hills estate on the market for $110 million. That's more than double the $47.85 million he paid for the property in 2015. Wynn resigned as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts in 2018 after he was accused of sexual misconduct. He denies the allegations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Steve Wynn, the billionaire cofounder and forme...
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Jeff Bezos appears to be creating a massive Beverly Hills estate worth as much as $175 million. Here's everything we know about his record-breaking Southern California compound.

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Los Angeles County/Pictometry Back in February, Bezos became the new owner of the Warner estate, a sprawling compound in Beverly Hills, California, that he purchased for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The estate features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.  Then, in August, both Variety and Daily Mail reported that Bezos had become the new owner of an adjacent house, which he is said to have purchased for...
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside / Contributor In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, bo...
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Kevin Dillon Starring as Jack Warner in Dennis Quaid’s ‘Reagan’ Biopic (EXCLUSIVE)

Kevin Dillon will portray Warner Bros. Studios founder Jack Warner in Dennis Quaid’s upcoming “Reagan” biopic, Variety has learned. Production on “Reagan” in Oklahoma was halted for two weeks in late October and early November due to a COVID-19 outbreak among crew members. Shooting resumed on Nov. 5 and will be moving to California, according […]
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Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy Buys Prime Santa Monica Home

Jeff Bezos protégé Andy Jassy, Amazon’s longtime second-in-command and presumptive heir apparent, appears to be following in the footsteps of his internationally famous boss. Quick on the heels of Bezos paying $165 million for Beverly Hills’ iconic Jack Warner estate, the Seattle-based Amazon Web Services CEO and his wife Elana have dropped $6.7 million for a relatively […]
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Jeff Bezos may have just added to his record-breaking Beverly Hills estate with a new $10 million home purchase. Here's everything we know about his massive Southern California compound. (AMZN)

Jeff Bezos appears to have grown his Southern California real estate portfolio once again. Back in February, Bezos became the new owner of the Warner estate, a sprawling compound in Beverly Hills, California, that he purchased for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The estate features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.  Now, both Variety and Daily Mail report that Bezos is the new owner of an adjacent house, which he is said to have pur...
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since. (AMZN)

In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, both Bezos and Sanchez have finalized their respective divorces and have embarked on a whirlwind roman...
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Jeff Bezos Drops $10 Million on the House Next Door

Back in April, Jeff Bezos paid a record $165 million for David Geffen’s famed Jack Warner estate, the 10-acre compound that lies in Beverly Hills’ lower Benedict Canyon neighborhood. But it seems that isn’t quite enough space for the Amazon chieftain — property records show he’s shelled out another $10 million, through a trust, for […]
Tags: Amazon, Los Angeles, Tech, Beverly Hills, Jack Warner, Jeff Bezos, Moguls, David Geffen, Benedict Canyon


Olivia de Havilland Appreciation: Golden Age Star Achieved Success on Her Own Terms

In 1964, Jack Warner published his autobiography, “My First Hundred Years in Hollywood,” and amusing as the title may have been (much of the book is equally sardonic), he fell far short of the century mark. Ironically, the actor who ought to have earned that title was Olivia de Havilland, having reached the age of […]
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How Did This Get Made: A Conversation With Al Ruddy, Producer of ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Megaforce,’ and ‘Ladybugs’

This week, the gang at How Did This Get Made? covered Megaforce (1982), an over-the-top action film directed by famed stuntman, Hal Needham.  The first person I got in contact with was Megaforce ’s producer, Al Ruddy. But unfortunately, he replied, “I’m participating in a German-produced documentary on the film currently and with my other projects, I simply have no spare time.” I thanked him for the quick reply and then assumed we’d never cross paths again. But less than 24 hours af...
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Steve Wynn Asks $135 Million for Redone Beverly Hills Mansion

With the dust still settling from Jeff Bezos’ $165 million splurge on David Geffen’s nearby Jack Warner estate, billionaire former casino mogul Steve Wynn has decided now is the time to shoot for the proverbial stars. His freshly redone mega-manor in Beverly Hills is available as a $135 million pocket listing. Wynn bought the 2.7-acre […]
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Revisiting ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’, Disney’s Odd Attempt to Recapture That ‘Mary Poppins’ Magic

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) Perhaps the most quintessential film in the Walt Disney Pictures canon is Mary Poppins . You know the music, whether you like it or not. Mary Poppins turned its eponymous lead, Julie Andrews, into a legitimate, out-and-out worldwide star, garnering her a well-deserved Academy Award. The film was a smash success, and arguably served as one of the last great trium...
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Jeff Bezos’ $165M mansion deal shatters Los Angeles sales record

Bezos bought the Beverly Hills estate from Hollywood mogul David Geffen in an off-market deal without the involvement of any agents.
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Jeff Bezos buys lavish Beverly Hills estate for record $165m – report

Amazon founder purchases nine-acre estate once owned by Warner Bros president, Wall Street Journal saysJeff Bezos has set a new property price record in Los Angeles with the purchase of a $165m Beverly Hills estate, the Wall Street Journal reported.The Amazon founder’s purchase of the home from the media mogul David Geffen is the largest amount paid for a single-family Los Angeles-area home. The nine-acre estate originally belonged to Jack Warner, the late former president of Warner Bros Studios...
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Jeff Bezos sets record with $165 million Beverly Hills home splurge

By Spencer Soper and Sophie Alexander, Bloomberg Jeff Bezos is on a shopping spree befitting the world’s richest man. The Amazon.com founder agreed to pay $165 million for a Beverly Hills mansion on nine acres, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, setting a record for a Los Angeles-area home. The property designed for Hollywood film titan Jack Warner in the 1930s was described by Architectural Digest in 1992 as the “archetypal studio mogul’s estate,” built in Georgian style with e...
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Jeff Bezos buys David Geffen’s Beverly Hills mansion for $165 million

EVERLY HILLS — Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has purchased the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million, it was reported Thursday. The purchase was reported by The Wall Street Journal, which attributed its report to people familiar with the transaction. The deal marks a record for the Los Angeles area. The previous residential record was set late last year, when media executive Lachlan Murdoch paid roughly $150 million for Chartwell, a Bel-Air estate used as the Clampett ...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. The CEO of Cisco disagreed with a Trump administration proposal to take an ownership stake in Nokia and Ericsson to counter China's 5G offensive. Chuck Robbins said he disagreed with a Trump Administration proposal to buy an ownership stake in Ericsson and Nokia to counter China in 5G. Apple has added $18 billion in market value after its Chinese factories accelerated their post-coronavirus re-openings. Foxconn, which produces...
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Jeff Bezos buys lavish Beverly Hills estate for record $165m – report

Amazon founder purchases nine-acre estate once owned by Warner Bros president, Wall Street Journal saysJeff Bezos has set a new property price record in Los Angeles with the purchase of a $165m Beverly Hills estate, the Wall Street Journal reported.The Amazon founder’s purchase of the home from the media mogul David Geffen is the largest amount paid for a single-family Los Angeles-area home. The nine-acre estate originally belonged to Jack Warner, the late former president of Warner Bros Studios...
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Jeff Bezos reportedly just bought the most expensive home ever sold in California — after spending nearly a year touring some of the priciest mega-mansions in the state

Jeff Bezos reportedly just spent $165 million on a new Beverly Hills mansion, shattering the previous record for the most expensive home ever sold in California. Bezos had been touring mega-mansions with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez since last March, The New York Post's Josh Kosman and Jennifer Gould Keil reported. The centibillionaire Amazon CEO toured and eventually passed on a 26-room Bel Air mansion that later broke sales records when it sold to Rupert Murdoch's son Lachlan for about $150 mil...
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Jeff Bezos has reportedly broken California's record for the most expensive home sale of all time with his purchase of a $165 million Beverly Hills mansion (AMZN)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased a Beverly Hills, California, mansion for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal. The estate was designed for the Warner Bros. executive Jack Warner in the 1930s and features its own nine-hole golf course. It was previously owned by the media mogul David Geffen. The purchase set a record for a property sale in California, eclipsing Lachlan Murdoch's $150 million purchase last year.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon CEO Jeff ...
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Jeff Bezos reportedly just dropped $165 million on a Beverly Hills mansion — here's a look at his lavish properties across the US

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. According to The Wall Street Journal, he just dropped $165 million on the Warner Estate in Beverly Hills, making it the most expensive home ever sold in the Los Angeles area. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City apartments. The Amazon CEO's other real-estate holdings include a 29,000-square-foot Seattle estate, a Texas ranch, a Washington DC mansion, and two ...
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Warner Bros. to re-acquire old former NBC Burbank property — where Johnny Carson and Jey Leno ruled latenight

BURBANK – Warner Bros. has sweeping plans to expand its Burbank headquarters by acquiring a nearby studio complex and moving into two Frank Gehry-designed office towers fashioned to look like icebergs floating alongside the 134 Freeway. The purchase of Burbank Studios and office tower completion are scheduled for 2023, which coincides with Warner Bros.’ 100th anniversary. As part of the deal, Warner Bros. will sell its historic North Hollywood Way facility known as the Ranch lot, which has long ...
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Palm Springs home built for Hollywood studio mogul Jack Warner on market at $3.5 million

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America's Top Nazi Sued Warner Bros. for Libel in 1939 Because He Didn't Like the Movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Fritz Kuhn was a despicable man. But he and his fellow Nazi followers in the United States thought he had a valuable reputation to protect. Which is why Kuhn sued Warner Bros. for libel in 1939 after the Hollywood studio released a film called Confessions of a Nazi Spy.Read more...
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