Jeff Bezos and his partner of 26 years, MacKenzie which is set at $35bn divorce. It was gathered that the couple who tied the knot in 1993 and are parents to four children have agreed to the divorce settlement which now places Mackenzie as the world’s third-richest woman and still leaves Jeff in the position of the world’s richest man, according to Forbes.
Bezos fortune emerged from Amazon, an American multinational technology company, which he started in 1994 in his home garage, a year after tying the knot with Mackenzie. As his partner, Ms Bezos was the first employee at the company and they both worked hard to watch it rise to staggering heights.
Based on her contribution, Mz Bezos is entitled to a 4 percent stake at the company which today is worth $131bn. Amazon is now a vast online retail business which in 2018 alone generated sales of
The couple both tweeted about their divorce and both sounded supportive of each other even as they part ways.
Interestingly, MacKenzie only recently joined Twitter and her first and only tweet is about the divorce.
Mr Bezos tweeted: “I’m so grateful to all my friends and family for reaching out with encouragement and love… MacKenzie most of all.”