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Jeff Bezos will retain 75 percent of his stock in the company after his divorce from MacKenzie Bezos


MacKenzie and Jeff Bezos announced they were getting divorced this week after 25 years of marriage.JEROD HARRIS/GETTY IMAGES

After divorce with McGenzie Bezos, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will hold 75 percent of the shares in the company, with whom he has been married for 25 years, the couple announced on Twitter on Thursday.


In addition to regaining control over the rest of his ex-wife, Bezos will remain the largest shareholder of e-commerce giants with a value of around $ 900 billion. Bezos will also maintain the Washington Post and the ownership of Blue Origin, its space exploration company.


“Grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage with Jeff with support from each other and everyone who reach out to us in kindness,” MacKenzie Bezos wrote on Twitter. “Happy to be giving him all of my interests in the Washington Post and Blue Origin, and 75% of our Amazon stock plus voting control of my shares to support his continued contributions with the teams of these incredible companies.”



CTM News | 4th April 2019

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