Jeff Bezos was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to a teenage mother named Jackie and his stepfather Miguel Bezos, who were both young students at the time. Miguel Bezos later adopted Jeff, and the family moved to Houston, Texas. Jeff Bezos attended high school in Miami, Florida, and then went on to study physics at Princeton University.
Jeff Bezos' biological father is believed to be CubanAmerican computer engineer Mike Markkula. Jeff's mother, Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was 17 years old when she gave birth to him. She married Cuban refugee Miguel "Mike" Bezos not long after Jeff was born. Jeff Bezos was raised in Houston, Texas, with his adoptive father and two siblings.
Jeff Bezos' maternal grandfather was Lawrence Jorgensen, a highly decorated World War II veteran who served in the US Navy. Jeff's grandfather was of Danish and English ancestry. Jeff's maternal grandmother was MJ Gise, an American from a family with German, Scottish, and Irish roots.
So, Jeff Bezos' family is originally from Mexico, Cuba, Denmark, England, Scotland, and Ireland.