The world’s richest couple revealed the reasons of their divorce yesterday as Jeff and McKenzie Bezos seen as the “parents” of the global online retail giant and media company Amazon wrapped up their painful difference.
MacKenzie, the ex-wife of Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos , will give 75% of their stake in the company and all voting rights to the billionaire entrepreneurship. There are four children of this pair, and both of them were together since 1994 when Bizusus started their company Amazon. The MacKenzie was the first member of the recruitment staff in this firm. Prior to the agreement,
Jeff Bezos had 16.3 percent share in Amazon. Due to divorce, they will now be 75 percent while MacKenzie will get 75 percent of Amazon's shares. However, the MacKenzie has given the control of their shares to their former husband. However, she will not take his share with the American newspaper Washington Post and the Space firm Blue Eyes.
Amazon is now a big online shop company who earned $ 232 billion last year. According to Forbes magazine, Jefferson and his family collected 131 billion dollars.
The divorce between Jeff Bazos and Macinzezi is also bigger than the billionaire American businessman Alice Welderstein and his wife, who had a value of $ 4 billion. The divorce between was made in 1999.