Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, announced a formal break on Thursday and reached a compromise on their common property. The settlement between the two ex-spouses enabled Jeff to remain as Amazon’s executive director as well as retaining his share in both Blue Origin and the Washington Post.
According to US law, Jeff Bezos’s holdings in each of the three companies are jointly owned by him and his wife because he acquired them after marriage. The Bezos family in Amazon estimated before the split 16% of the company’s shares, which is worth nearly $ 140 billion, Bezos sits on the throne of the world’s richest men for more than a year.
A eulogy published by Amazon’s former wife on Thursday, announcing a compromise on separation.
According to what was officially published, the settlement between the spouses stipulated that MacKenzie Bezos would acquire a quarter of the previous family shares in Amazon (4%), which is worth about $ 35 billion, and in return will be deducted from its share in Blue Origin and The Washington Post, The right of management to share in Amazon for her former husband to be able to remain as the executive director of the company and retain its weight within the board of directors.
Despite the $ 35 billion that Jeff Bezos lost after his retirement, he is still the richest man in the world or the wealthiest financier of all time, maintaining his superiority over Microsoft founder Bill Gates with a few billion dollars. One to reach the third place as the richest woman in the world in addition to being one of the wealthiest 25