The richest couple on earth is getting a divorceThey announced the end of their 25 years marriage today on Twitter
“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”, said the couple in a joint statement.
"We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other. If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again.", continues the statement.
Bezos, 54, and MacKenzie, 48, met while working for a hedge fund in New York City, in the early 90s. Soon after, they moved to Seattle, Washington, where Bezos launched Amazon.
“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”, continues the statement, which ends saying that they always be a family, and great friends.
Bezos is the richest man on earth, with an estimated fortune of 137 billion dollars. MacKenzie is an author of novels like Traps, and The Testing of Luther Albright.