Jeff Bezos the founder of Amazon is set to divorce wife Mackenzie after 25 years
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his better half, MacKenzie (48), are separating, finishing a 25-year marriage that assumed a role in the formation of a web-based business organization that made Bezos one of the world's wealthiest individuals. The couple wedded in 1993 after they met at hedge fund DE Shaw in New York, USA, where they both worked. The choice to divorce comes after a preliminary separation, as per an announcement posted Wednesday on Jeff Bezos' Twitter account. He and his spouse both signed the declaration, which finished with a promise to stay "cherished companions." Jeff Bezos is positioned at the highest point of most lists of the world's wealthiest individuals, and his fortune right now around $137 billion approximately, as per evaluates by both Forbes and Bloomberg. Practically the majority of that is tied up in the almost 79 million shares of Amazon stock (at present worth about $130 billion) that Bezos owns, converting into a 16 percent stake in the Seattle organization. Jeff Bezos (54), additionally owns rocket ship maker Blue Origin and The Washington Post, which he purchased for $250 million out of 2013.