World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are officially divorced after 25 years of marriage.
Jeff, 55, will keep 75 percent of their Amazon stocks, leaving MacKenzie, 48, with just a quarter which represents a four percent stake in the company worth around $32billion at current value.
According to Daily Mail, Jeff’s 12
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The former couple gave detail of the divorce deal on their various tweets.
MacKenzie Bezos: @mackenziebezos
Grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage with Jeff with support from each other and everyone who reached out to us in kindness, and looking forward to next phase as co-parents and friends. Happy to be giving him all of my interests in the Washington Post and Blue Origin, and 75% of our Amazon stock plus voting control of my shares to support his continued contributions with the teams of these incredible companies. Excited about my own plans. Grateful for the past as I look forward to what comes next.
Jeff Bezos thanked her ex for her understanding and that they will remain as friends and partners in caring for their children.
Jeff Bezos @jeffBezos
I’m so grateful to all my friends and family for reaching out with encouragement and love. It means more than you know. MacKenzie most of all. I’m grateful for her support and for her kindness in this process and am very much looking forward to our new relationship as friends and co-parents.
In all our work together, MacKenzie’s abilities have been on full display. She has been an extraordinary partner, ally, and mother. She is resourceful and brilliant and loving, and as our futures unroll, I know I’ll always be learning from her.
In January, it was alleged that Jeff Bezos’ affair with TV host Lauren Sanchez led to his divorce from wife.
Lauren, as we write, is also in the process of divorcing her Hollywood agent husband Patrick Whitesell.