World’s Richest Man And CEO Of Amazon Jeff Bezos To Divorce His Wife: World’s Most Expensive Divorce
Jeff Bezos who is the world’s richest man, with a fortune estimated at about $137 billion announced that he and his 48-year-old wife MacKenzie are going to divorce after a long separation on Wednesday. The couple’s split comes after 25 years of marriage, and according to their statement the two plan to remain “cherished friends.”
According to sources, The divorce is going to be the most expensive divorce yet as the founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos Would have to Share his Wealth of $137 billion with his wife. Jeff is accused of having an affair with Lauren Sanchez, 49-year-old former news anchor, helicopter pilot and dance show host.
The divorce could drastically reduce Jeff Bezos’ stake in Amazon and open the door for his wife to become one of its largest shareholders, with new leverage at the company, according to divorce lawyers and corporate governance experts. This divorce will make Jeff’s wife richest women in world with worth of around $68 billion.
As per the reports, Jeff Bezos owns 16% of the e-commerce giant shares in Amazon, and MacKenzie could be entitled to up to half of those shares after divorce, which will make her,with Jeff, one of the two largest stakes in the company.