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Bezos-MacKenzie agrees to record-breaking divorce of $35.6 billion

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Bezos-MacKenzie agrees to record-breaking divorce of $35.6 billion

International Desk 2019-04-06 16:28:12 Comments

Amazon founder and world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, and wife, MacKenzie, have agreed to part ways with record-breaking $35.6 billion in divorce settlements.

Jeff Bezos is said to be worth N53 trillion and got married to MacKenzie in 1993.

The couple who have four children have chosen to part ways amicably and remain supportive of each other Reports reaching the record-breaking divorce settlement of world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, and his partner of 26 years, MacKenzie, which is set at $35.6 billion.

It was gathered that the couple who tied the knot in 1993 and are parents to four children have agreed to the divorce settlement which now places Mackenzie as the world's third-richest woman and still leaves Jeff in the position of the world's richest man, according to Forbes.

Bezos fortune emerged from Amazon, an American multinational technology company, which he started in 1994 in his home garage, a year after tying the knot with Mackenzie. As his partner, Ms Bezos was the first employee at the company and they both worked hard to watch it rise to staggering heights.

Based on her contribution, Mz Bezos is entitled to a 4 percent stake at the company which today is worth N12.5 trillion. Amazon is now a vast online retail business which in 2018 alone generated sales of N83 trillion.

The couple both tweeted about their divorce and both sounded supportive of each other even as they part ways.

Interestingly, MacKenzie only recently joined Twitter and her first and only tweet is about the divorce. #

April 05, 2019


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