Jeff Bezos holds 75% of Amazon shares after the divorce and the right to vote for the rest of the shares.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos completed his divorce with MacKenzie Bezos. The two issued an official statement announcing the completion of the proceedings, the two of which will have joint custody of the couple's four children.
MacKenzie Bezos dropped his share of the Washington Post and Blue Origin, but also 75% of the Amazon and the right to vote on stocks that remain. Its Amazon side is estimated at $ 35.7 billion, making it the third richest woman in the world, according to Forbes.
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced in January that they divorced after 25 years. Shortly thereafter, the National Enquirer wrote that the Amazon boss had an affair with former TV presenter Lauren Sanchez. Bezos accused him of being blackmailed and there are connections between the investigation of the National Enquirer and the government of Saudi Arabia!
Jeff Bezos was the richest man in the world in 2018 and 2019, according to Forbes. His wealth was $ 131 billion – after the divorce he is overtaken by Bill Gates, the man who was the richest man in the world 12 times!
JUST IN: Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie finalize the divorce https://t.co/JwC9aLVCD9 pic.twitter.com/B9FxhVtaHl
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