Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, richest man in the world and his ex wife, Mackenzie Bezos finalized their divorced making her the fourth richest woman in the World. World!
Jeff Bezos announced their intention to dissolve their marriage on January 9, 2019.
Mackenzie Bezos, novelist, and according to New York Times “was Amazon’s first accountant and was involved in its transformation from a small online bookseller to the e-commerce behemoth it is today, the second company in American history to be valued at over a trillion dollars.” took to twitter to announce the finalization of the divorce:
“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 the next phase as co-parents and friends,” she wrote.
“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 continues 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 net worth is estimated at $137 billion and Mackenzie Bezos is going to be walking away with $36 billion settlement placing her at the number four spot of the richest woman in the world.
Mackenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos have 4 kids together and they seemed to have part in friendly terms as Jeff also took to twitter after the finalization of the divorce:
“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.” He wrote.
“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,” he said.
“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.”