Amazon boss and world's richest man, to divorce after 25 years of marriage
January 10, 2019 5:01 pm
The world’s richest man, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos [Source: The Straits Times]
The world’s richest man, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos are to divorce after a 25-year marriage.
The couple announced their split in a joint statement on Wednesday on Twitter.
In a statement, the couple wrote: After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends.
Bezos has an estimated fortune of more than $160 billion thanks to his stake in online retailer Amazon.
Ms Bezos and her husband first met when she was a student at Princeton University.
She now works as a novelist and the author of two published books.
The couple have four children.