A look at Jeff Bezos

In a shocking move, the Washington Post Company announced on Monday it will sell the storied newspaper to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. The price tag: $250 million. Here's a Bezos' career.

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

SEPTEMBER 6, 2012: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds up the new Kindle Fire HD reading device in two sizes during a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. Amazon unveiled the Kindle Fire HD in 7 and 8.9-inch sizes, with prices starting at $199. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

SEPTEMBER 28, 2011: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos holds the new Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire on September 28, 2011 in New York City. The Fire, which will be priced at $199, is an expanded version of the company?s Kindle e-reader that has 8GB of storage and WiFi. The Fire gives users access to streaming video, as well as e-books, apps and music, and has a Web browser. In addition to the Fire, Bezos introduced four new Kindles including a Kindle touch model. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

MAY 6, 2009: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos holds the new Kindle DX electronic reader at a news conference where the device was introduced in New York May 6, 2009. The latest version of the device is larger, aimed at newspapers and textbooks and carries a price tag of $489. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

MARCH 3, 2005: (L-R) Founder and CEO of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos, Tribeca Film Festival founder Robert De Niro and chief marketing officer of American Express John Hayes shake hands during the Tribeca Film Festival partnership press conference at the Tribeca Cinemas March 3, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

OCTOBER 20, 2004: First Amendment Award recipient Charles Lewis, Walter Mosley, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, Award of Honor recipient (Photo by Lee Celano/WireImage for Roberson PR via Getty Images)

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

NOVEMBER 18, 2002: Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos (R) stands on a Segway with Segway inventor Dean Kamen (L) and NASDAQ Vice Chairman David Weild (C) after opening the NASDAQ Stock Market November 18, 2002 in New York City. The electric-powered transporter went on sale to the general public today and is available only at Amazon.com for $4,950. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

OCTOBER 7, 2001: Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos (R) high-five prior to their celebrity pro-am set during the Schick XTreme III Tennis Challenge October 7, 2001 at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Allsport/Getty Images)

Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

JANUARY 1, 1997: Jeff Bezos, Founder & Ceo Of Amazon.Com, Poses For Portrait January 1, 1997 In Seattle, Wa. (Photo By Paul Souders/Getty Images)