Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos honored his Cuban immigrant father by buying him a Liberty Star at a new museum's opening last night.
The world's richest man, 55, spent $2million on the item which forms part of the 'Stars and Stripes' mural at the entrance of the Statue of Liberty museum in New York.
The artwork, thought up by Edwin Schlossberg and fundraising chair Diane von Furstenberg, was created as a way to generate money for the museum honoring 19th and 20th century immigrants to America.
Created by Anh Duong, there are 50 stars for donors to buy, as well as stripes made from iron bars on the statue's original armature, reports Harper's Bazaar.
Jeff Bezos shared a clip of he and his father Miguel near the Statue of Liberty at the new museum's opening night
He paid tribute to his father, who goes by Mike, saying: 'His grit, determination, and optimism are inspiring'
Bezos shared a sweet clip of he and his father Miguel raising a toast with the iconic national monument in the background on Twitter as he paid tribute to him with the gift.
He said: 'At the Statue of Liberty, where my dad's being honored with a Liberty Star as part of the new museum's opening.
'When he came here from Cuba at 16, not only was he all alone, but he only spoke Spanish. His grit, determination, and optimism are inspiring.'
Bezos is the biological son of Jacklyn and Ted Jorgensen, but the pair split soon after he was born. Jacklyn then