Jeff Bezos set social media on fire after attending a New Years party, many of which were stunned by his resemblance to another celebrity.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos welcomed the New Years Eve party on St. Barts with his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez and people think he looks like rapper Pitbull.
The billionaire, 57, shared several pictures of the glamorous evening on his Instagram account on Saturday, The sun reports.
An eagle-eyed Twitter watcher, although spotted, Bezos looked suspiciously like rapper Pitbull.
Parker Molloy retweeted a photo of Bezos and Sanchez arm in arm and commented, “Jeff Bezos is about to become a Pitbull.”
To emphasize the comparison, he then added a gif of Pitbull, with a bald head and sunglasses.
The post was liked nearly 68,000 times and received 2,300 comments.
One commentator wrote: âOh my God. The resemblance is disturbing. Although Pitbull, aka Mr Worldwide, wore it better.
Another said: “I swear I thought it was Pitbull.”
Many added their own comparisons, with some saying they thought he looked like Paul Shaffer, the Canadian singer.
Others couldn’t help but notice the garish orange shirt Bezos wore to the party, which paired with chinos and sunglasses.
One Twitter user wrote: âBezos definitely had this shirt at Dan Flashes. “
Her younger brother Mark, Lauren’s son Nikko and former NFL star Tony Gonzalez joined Bezos and Sanchez for the party.
Bezos told his Instagram followers that he enjoyed a “crazy disco night” with his family and said the New Year is a time of “personal growth.”
He wrote: âWe had so much fun celebrating last night with a crazy family disco night, but the New Year is also a great time to take stock and focus on personal growth, renewal, rebirth and re-birth. paying special attention to every moment of your life. The good and the bad. All. Celebrate and grow.
His girlfriend added her own note to the post, writing, “I love you baby. For all the reasons and no reason.
For the party, the group hired the 88-foot luxury yacht Tender To which was built in 2005 and can accommodate up to seven people in a master suite, two double cabins and two twin cabins.
The charter cost for a week ranges from US $ 38,000 to $ 42,000 (A $ 52,000 – $ 57,000), plus expenses.
Bezos is currently estimated to be the second richest man in the world and worth US $ 210 billion (A $ 289 billion).
Tesla owner Elon Musk recently toppled him with an estimated fortune of $ 276.2 billion (A $ 379 billion).
Since stepping down as boss of the online retailer in July, Bezos has made a number of large donations.
He donated $ 100 million to the Obama Foundation just before Thanksgiving, which would be the largest amount ever given to the association.
This article originally appeared in The sun and has been reproduced here with permission.