With Mackenzie Bezos splitting with Amazon founder and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos the divorce settlement could be the most expensive one, with Mackenzie becoming the richest woman on the planet.
Currently, Jeff Bezos is the richest person with a net-worth of $137 billions while Bill Gates at number 2 has $93.0 billion to his name.
The divorce could mean a settlement reaching the amounts of over $65 billions!
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On Wednesday, Pacific Time, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie in a joint statement shared the news of their divorce with the world.
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) January 9, 2019
The statement read, ” We want to make people aware of a development in our lives. As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends. We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other.”
“If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again. We’ve had such a great life together as a married couple, and we also see wonderful futures ahead, and projects, and as individuals pursuing ventures and adventures. Though the labels might be different, we remain a family, and we remain cherished friends.”