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Richest man EVER; Jeff Bezos, spending habits revealed (PHOTOS)

Bezos, 53, has a somewhat unfair reputation for being tight with his money but he spares no expense when it comes to his "toys".
 Bezos, pictured with wife Mackenzie, wants to make space travel affordable enough for people to live and work off Earth someday
 Bezos splashed out on a £48million Gulfstream G650ER private jet in 2015
In 2015, the New Mexico-born entrepreneur dropped £48million on a Gulfstream G650ER - a private jet with a range of 7,500 miles and decor closer to a Michelin star restaurant than a passenger plane.
He and his wife, novelist Mackenzie, were seen boarding the plane back to the US from the Galapagos Islands - and are known to take it to Rome for their romantic getaways.
Despite the enviable ability to fly anywhere, anytime, Mackenzie continues to drive Bezos to work in a 1996 Honda Accord worth around £3,000.

The Princeton alumni's main base is a beautiful £18.5million lake house in Medina, Washington, where his neighbours include Microsoft founder Bill Gates - but he owns several other mansions across the country.
 The Amazon founder owns two homes in Beverly Hills, including this four-bedroom home with a swimming pool worth £9.5million
They include two adjacent properties in Beverly Hills, California: A four-bedroom home with a swimming pool worth £9.5million and an £18million, 28,000-square-foot mansion complete with tennis courts and a six-car garage.
In 2012, he purchased four linked apartments worth a collective £12.5million in an Art Deco building on Central Park West, New York, according to Wealth-X.

Bezos bought a second property in Washington for £14million in 2015.

The historic Textile Museum comprises two Georgian-style mansions with wood-panelled rooms, fire places and marble flooring.
Not content with sitting back while Richard Branson and Elon Musk made leaps into space travel, Bezos founded "Blue Origin" in 2000.

He sells around  $1billion (£740million) worth of Amazon stocks every year to fund the spaceflight programme which aims to take customers on 11-minute space rides.
 Bezos spends around $1billion (£770million) a year on his Blue Origin space exploration program
The reusable rocket and capsule is designed to carry passengers 100 miles above the Earth so they can experience weightlessness and see the curvature of the planet set against the blackness of space.
 Bezos has previously been criticised for not being philanthropic enough but he remains a keen investor in businesses
His long-term goal is to cut the cost of space travel so millions of people can someday live - and work - off Earth.
Amazon spent $1.6million (£1.1million) on private security for Bezos in 2016, Fortune reported in April.
 Amazon spent £1.1million on security for Bezos, pictured, last year
This money was in addition to the security already provided to him at Amazon facilities, according to a filing by Amazon with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Amazon justified the massive sum by pointing to his relatively low salary - just $81,840 (£60,000) - and the fact he did not receive stock options that year.

In comparison, Oracle are said to have spent $1.5million (£1million) for founder Larry Ellison in 2015 and Apple spent just over $200,000 (£147,000) for CEO Tim Cook the same year.

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