Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Announces Divorce with Wife After 25 Years
Jeff Bezos has announced that him and his wife, MacKenzie, are getting a divorce after 25 years of marriage. The Amazon CEO also revealed that the couple has been separated for a while.
“We want to make people aware of a development in our lives,” Bezos tweeted on Wednesday, “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’ve had such a great life together as a married couple, and we also see wonderful futures ahead, as parents, friends, partners in ventures and projects, and as individuals pursuing ventures and adventures.”
The couple got married in 1993, after moving to Seattle they discovered Amazon. The Blast reports that MacKenzie was actually one of his first employees!
His company has now grown to $137 billion, making Bezos the richest man on earth.
Despite the separation, it is not clear if they have filed divorce documents yet as Bezos added, “If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again.”
Recently, Bezos was Spotted without his wife when he attended the 76th Golden Globes by himself.